| Jun 14, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Updated 2:18 p.m. 06/14/12 with comments from Sen. Marco Rubio. Two years after Mari Carmen Aponte was nominated to be U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, the U.S. Senate is ready to confirm her to that post. Aponte's nomination has been on hold but a 62-37...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 10:53 PM
California is not included in a tsunami warning issued Sunday night after a magnitude 7.4 earthquake off the coast of El Salvador....
| Jan 16, 2013
| 8:33 AM
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...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 6:39 AM
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...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 4:53 PM
When Sarita Santillan moved from Peru to Maryland with her family in 2003, she was just 11 years old — and had little clue how hard it would be to stay here.
This week, Santillan, 20, an illegal immigrant who lives in Greektown, will be among...
| Apr 20, 2012
Jesse Linares, a journalist who helped launch the Spanish-language newspaper Hoy Los Angeles, died Saturday at Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center. He was 49 and had cancer.
Linares worked at Hoy Los Angeles since its founding in 2004 and...
| May 2, 2012
| 5:06 AM
WASHINGTON, DC -- Three of the 12 Secret Service agents involved in the Colombia prostitution scandal refused to cooperate with authorities and submit to a polygraph test, according to House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King, R-New York....
| Feb 11, 2013
| 7:17 PM
“Sólo hay un salvador, y no soy yo. #Jesús”, escribió Rubio, un fervoroso católico del oeste de Miami, quien exploró la religión mormona mientras vivió en Las Vegas.
Esta es una típica posición del senador cubano americano por Florida...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 7:58 PM
An 11-day effort to collect clothes and other supplies for victims of Hurricane Sandy has packed a local surfwear company's warehouse and the donated goods are now on their way to the East Coast in a U-Haul truck.
"We nearly filled the entire warehouse,...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:56 PM
Kevin Hernandez was 11 when he left his grandmother's home in El Salvador, traveling by bus and on foot — alone — to Maryland to meet his mother, whom he had not seen since he was 6.
Shortly after the boy waded through chest-high water to...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 6:23 PM
One in an occasional series on the Road to London for the 2012 Olympics, which open July 27.
Nathan Ridings had been carrying a lot of academic weight last year, taking several AP courses his senior year at Lockport Township High School.
With that off...