El Salvador

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Boehner urges military help for border crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner is urging President Barack Obama to send National Guard troops to the southern border to help deal with the surge of unaccompanied minors from Central America. In a […]

06/20/2014

A worker from the health ministry fumigates the backyard of a home where the man who lives there sits in his wheelchair in the neighborhood of Waspam in Managua, Nicaragua on July 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)

Dengue epidemic looms for Central American region

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Central America is on track to have one of its worst years ever for the painful, sometimes fatal disease of dengue, prompting governments across the region to mobilize against the mosquito-borne […]

08/09/2013

United States teammates celebrate a goal by Mix Diskerud (8) against El Salvador during the second half in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer tournament on Sunday, July 21, 2013, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

US defeats El Salvador 5-1 in Gold Cup quarters

BALTIMORE (AP) — The passes were sharp, the defense sound and the goals plentiful. The United States couldn’t have played much better, and the timing could not have been more perfect. Clarence Goodson and Joe […]

07/21/2013

Singer Natalie Cole (AP Photo)

Natalie Cole releases her 1st Spanish album

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — It’s been four years since Natalie Cole received a kidney from a Salvadorian donor, and the singer says it not only connected her to Hispanic culture, it has given her […]

06/28/2013

Ingmar Guandique

Secret hearings in case of Chandra Levy slaying

WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge has been holding secret hearings in the case of the man convicted in the 2001 killing of Chandra Levy, the latest twist in a high-profile murder investigation.

01/25/2013

Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Apprehensions of non-Mexican migrants up in Texas

HOUSTON (AP) — Non-Mexican illegal immigrants account for a slender majority of the agency’s recent apprehensions in South Texas, Border Patrol officials said Friday.

12/21/2012

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The happiest and saddest countries in the world

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Latin Americans are the most positive people in the world, with their region being home to eight of the top 10 countries for positive emotions worldwide.

12/19/2012

Damage, injuries reported after strong Guatemalan earthquake

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) – A strong earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Guatemala Wednesday morning, rocking the capital and shaking buildings as far away as Mexico City and El Salvador. Guatemala’s emergency management agency […]

11/07/2012

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