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  • Miss Universe 2013 – date, time, TV channel

     
    What: Miss Universe 2013 When and Where: In the United States, the Miss Universe 2013 pageant will air Saturday, Nov. 9, from 9pm-11pm ET on NBC and Telemundo. Telemundo will have exclusive Spanish-language coverage, and will begin its coverage with a...
  • Catholic Church in El Salvador shuts down rights and legal office

    MEXICO CITY — The Roman Catholic Church in El Salvador has abruptly closed its important human rights and legal aid office, which for years, and sometimes at great risk, denounced and investigated the most egregious atrocities surrounding that...
  • Ex-Salvadoran commander suspected in priests' killings jailed in U.S.

    MEXICO CITY -- The long quest to bring the Salvadoran military killers of six Jesuit priests to justice has received a significant boost, human rights activists say, with the sentencing of a former commander -- on unrelated charges in a faraway Boston...
  • Julio T. 'Speedy' Gonzalez, shipping executive

    Julio T. 'Speedy' Gonzalez, shipping executive
    Julio T. "Speedy" Gonzalez, who had been honorary consul to El Salvador and a successful Baltimore shipping executive whose motto was "My sales territory is the entire world," died Thursday from complications of diabetes at Gilchrist Hospice Care in...
  • Top Ten less-crowded Mayan ruins and sites

    Top Ten less-crowded Mayan ruins and sites
    While there is little debate that the Mayans had an amazing knowledge of numbers and astronomy, many of us hope their calculations regarding December 2012 being the end of the world are a bit off. However, if there are only a few months left, we should...
  • Secrets revealed in the death of Salvadoran poet Roque Dalton

    Secrets revealed in the death of Salvadoran poet Roque Dalton
    The death of Salvadoran poet Roque Dalton in 1975 is one of the great tragedies of Latin American literature and of the Latin American left. And it was a tragedy the left inflicted on itself. Dalton had joined one of the armed rebel groups fighting...
  • Federal case against anti-gang activist dismissed; 'errors' cited

     
    A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed federal racketeering and conspiracy to commit murder charges against one of the nation’s most well-known anti-gang activists at the request of federal prosecutors, who acknowledged his indictment contained...
  • Wax apples come to Temple City, Pasadena farmers markets

    Wax apples come to Temple City, Pasadena farmers markets
    In a hardscrabble district of South El Monte, near a decommissioned missile site, tucked away behind a warehouse filled with Chinese sunglasses, lies a secret orchard bearing a rare and mysterious Asian fruit. It's the work of a wealthy Taiwanese man,...
  • Judge to consider dismissing charges against anti-gang activist

     
    This post has been corrected, as noted below. A judge will consider dismissing federal racketeering and conspiracy to commit murder charges Wednesday against one of the nation’s most well-known anti-gang activists. The U.S. attorney’s office...
  • Boys' basketball: Ivan Barahona to coach El Salvador national team

     
    Pacific Hills Coach Ivan Barahona said Monday he has been selected to coach the El Salvador national basketball team. Barahona will continue to direct the Bruins but also make trips to El Salvador, where he was born. -- Eric Sondheimer...
  • Magnitude 7.4 earthquake hits El Salvador; tsunami warning issued

     
    California is not included in a tsunami warning issued Sunday night after a magnitude 7.4 earthquake off the coast of El Salvador....