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LOLOTIQUE, El Salvador (CNS) -- On Easter, as thousands of Salvadorans from around the country packed into the rural town of Lolotique, Catholic ... Father Turcios, who serves in Soyapango, a city near San Salvador that suffers from gang violence, said there is much that is not yet known in ...
More than 130,000 devotees was recorded to have visited the pilgrimage destinations in the province which are Our Lady of Fatima in Sambulawan town, Laguindingan; Birhen sa Lourdes in Moog, Laguindingan; Divine Mercy in El Salvador City; Sipaka Heights in Talisayan; Hinuklog in Medina; ...

The suburbs have proved an ideal landing spot -- close to low-wage work around New York City and filled with illegal basement apartments. By the time Henry arrived, so many Salvadorans were living in Suffolk County that El Salvador had opened a consulate in the town of Brentwood, the only ...
AN EMPLOYEE of El Salvador City Government was arrested in a drug bust Wednesday, March 28. The suspect, identified as 22-year-old Rey John Paul Abratiguin II of Poblacion, El Salvador City, yielded three sachets of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu). Senior Inspector Corrine Mae ...
Red bicycles lined up for rent in the Old Town section of Vilnius, Lithuania, echo similar bike stations in Madison, which is Vilnius' sister city. ... Along with Kanifing, sister cities include Arcatao, El Salvador; Freiburg, Germany; Vilnius, Lithuania; Camaguey, Cuba; Ainaro, East Timor; Mantova, Italy; Obhiro, ...

SAN SALVADOR: Suspected gang members in El Salvador gunned down a young priest on Thursday on his way to celebrate Holy Week festivities, police said. Father Walter Osmir Vasquez, 31, was driving on a dirt road outside the town of Lolotique, 130 kilometres east of San Salvador when gunmen cut ...
Suspected gang members in El Salvador gunned down a young priest Thursday on his way to celebrate Holy Week festivities, police said. Father Walter Osmir Vasquez, 31, was driving on a dirt road outside the town of Lolotique, 130 kilometres (80 miles) east of San Salvador when gunmen cut him off and ...
Lethbridge volunteers build homes and hope for families in El Salvador ... In little more than a week, they built secure homes for 27 impoverished families in El Salvador. ... “I say it takes a city of amazing wonderful people, like we have here in Lethbridge, to help build the village that can raise that child.”.
There are regular direct flights to El Salvador from major U.S. cities, including New York City, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles, and there is no need to exchange money upon ... Several of El Salvador's small colonial towns are known for signature artisanal crafts that travelers can learn during their stay.
Schey, who is also the executive director of the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law, introduced the L.A. Movement for Immigrant Justice and Equity, a coalition that includes members of the City Council, mayor's office and a range of grass-roots and faith-based groups "vowing to protect TPS ...
When I told them that American teenagers often took buses or subways to get around town, Dani declared: “You have all the freedom in the world.” To them ... In El Salvador, a small country of some 6.5 million, the defense ministry has estimated that more than 500,000 Salvadorans are involved with gangs.
In Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua white maize, mostly consumed in the form of tortillas, and red or black beans are preferred, ... City (Guatemala), San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa (Honduras), Chontales and Managua (Nicaragua), San Jose (Costa Rica) and Panama City (Panama).
Ms. Thomas returns to City with the debut of “Citizens Market,” a celebration of diversity and connection among immigrants working in a supermarket. ... a longtime New Yorker by way of El Salvador; Ciata, from Sierra Leone; and the married couple Bogdan and Morfina, New Yorkers by way of Romania.
Dozens of imprisoned Salvadoran gang members are crammed into a single jail cell 4 meters wide and 4 meters deep. They're from the Mara Salvatruchas or, MS-13, and Barrio 18, two rival gangs which government security forces here say are responsible for a new wave of murders across El Salvador.
Salvadorans will choose from eight parties to elect 84 representatives for the Legislative Assembly and Municipal Councils for the country's 262 municipalities. El Salvador's political sphere is dominated by two major parties: the right-wing Nationalist Republic Alliance (ARENA) and the left-wing FMLN, ...
Like many cities in the United States that have established foreign counterparts, Concord, New Hampshire has long been a sister city to Agua Caliente, El Salvador. Following an informative brief of VP-5's actions in support of Operation Martillo, a counter illicit trafficking operation in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of ...

More than 25 years after the end of its civil war, families in El Salvador are still searching for an estimated 3,000 children who disappeared in the fighting. The country's military has so far refused to open its archives from that period to allow an investigation into the whereabouts of children separated from ...
Alma Quinteros, 56, takes a call Feb. 12, 2018 in her Marshall, Mo., home from a fellow immigrant from El Salvador who has been allowed to legally stay in the United States since 2001 under a sliver of immigration law called Temporary Protected Status. The program is supposed to end in 2019. Many TPS ...
Vicente has only childhood memories of El Salvador. His mother migrated to L.A. County by herself in the 1970s, hoping to one day bring her children to the United States. Vicente and his two younger siblings spent their early years living with his grandparents in Santa Ana, a bustling city tucked between ...
El Salvador Restaurant, 2316 S. 6th St., is Milwaukee's (and perhaps Wisconsin's) only Salvadoran eatery and, quite possibly, the easiest place in town to locate because it's directly across the street from the massive and opulent Basilica of St. Josaphat. After years of driving by this eye-catching restaurant, ...
On a sunny March afternoon in Sonsonate, El Salvador, five gang members pulled Juan Vicente into a narrow alleyway. Vicente grew up around .... he spent his childhood. Although the civil war is long over, the same gangs that formed in Los Angeles have destabilized cities and towns all over El Salvador.
Liliana Bloch has known the pain of war. During her days at a university in her native El Salvador, one of her closest friends "was kidnapped and murdered. That's when I said, 'I'm done with this country.' " Now 48, Bloch came into the world in 1969, arriving in the same lush summer as Woodstock and men ...
Leaving behind the cacophony of car exhausts in “Great San Salvador”, the high-sounding name our driver uses to refer to the metropolitan area of El Salvador's capital city, we head towards a neighborhood on the outskirts controlled by the Mara Salvatrucha, also known as the MS-13 gang. As part of the ...
They fled civil warfare in the 1980s, when El Salvador's brutal military regime received extensive U.S. support. Those immigrants were granted TPS permits, as were survivors of the 2001 quakes. One Kansas City group is trying to smooth the path for immigrants needing legal guidance. Bob Grove, a local ...
This includes people, like those from El Salvador, that now stand to be deported to countries where their lives could be in danger. ... In El Mozote and the surrounding villages of subsistence peasants, forensic experts are still digging up bodies—of women, children, and old men who were murdered by the ...
They will be affected most by this," Varahona said last week inside her restaurant on the city's' east side. ... Francisco Rodriguez, 46, left his home near the beach town of Cangrejera in El Salvador to move to the U.S. He has a job cutting foam used in construction at a plant in Des Moines and a home ...
Islip Town Board member Trish Bergin Weichbrodt faced harsh criticism Saturday for a Facebook post that some are calling racist, in which she suggested ... In a text message to Newsday on Saturday, Bergin Weichbrodt said after speaking to “some of my friends from El Salvador,” she “recognized that my ...
Monse Hines has never owned a restaurant before, but she's established her new pupuseria, Monse's Taste of El Salvador, on well-tested recipes. ... But the city's lack of a brick-and-mortar pupuseria (all respect to food truck Sosa's Pupusas) weighed on her, and she decided to use the former Venue32 as ...
There's a peculiar feeling that invades you when walking the streets of El Salvador's capital city San Salvador. Despite having one of the world's highest murder rate – 81.2 per 100,000 inhabitants in 2016 according to official figures, way above the global average – violence is somehow hidden beneath the ...
Supporters of the Opposition Alliance Against the Dictatorship rallied and marched in the streets of San Pedro Sula, the country's second-largest city, ... from the United States, which is pouring millions of dollars into Honduras and neighboring Guatemala and El Salvador to improve security conditions there.
Violence and discrimination based on gender identity remains commonplace in El Salvador. The murder of three trans women — Yasuri Orellana, 24, Daniela Flores, 27, and Elizabeth Castillo, 23 — in San Luis Talpa in February 2017 underscores the risks that Andrea and other trans Salvadorans face on ...
Violence and discrimination based on gender identity remains commonplace in El Salvador. The murder of three trans women — Yasuri Orellana, 24, Daniela Flores, 27, and Elizabeth Castillo, 23 — in San Luis Talpa in February 2017 underscores the risks that Andrea and other trans Salvadorans face on ...
The Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN) in El Salvador has lauched their campaign for the forthcoming mayoral elections. ... March 4, FMLN Secretary General Medardo Gonzalez announced Wednesday that the party's campaign will aim to reach all 262 municipalities and inform them of the ...
A civil court in El Salvador has found the private secretary of former President Tony Saca guilty of illegal enrichment and ordered him to return $17.8 million to the government. The case against Elmer Charlaix developed after a government investigation found that his time in government corresponded with ...
El Salvador has registered its second consecutive year of fewer murders, but the nearly 4,000 killings in 2017 still leave the country among the world's most deadly. National Civil Police Director Howard Cotto says that 2017's 60.8 murders per 100,000 residents was the second year of at least a 20-point ...
Many TPS activists expect to hear a similar argument regarding El Salvador's 2001 earthquakes, despite the country's poverty and rampant crime. In the Cities for Action letter, the mayors argue El Salvador's designation has been justly renewed, as natural disasters subsequent to the original earthquakes ...
The courtyard at Grace United Methodist Church in Mid-City is a pleasant enough spot to pass the time, with a cluster of palm trees and small wrought iron tables and chairs. But for El Salvador native Jose Torres, the patch of ground is also the only place, other than the church's roof, where he can get a little ...
Even before the end of El Salvador's vicious civil war in 1992, refugees and ex-combatants started resettling towns and villages on the country's coast. Isla Montecristo—which is actually a peninsula, and unrelated to the famous count—was a former training camp where members of the leftist insurgency ...
The British Government is supporting a project to encourage municipalities from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras to adopt practices which can prevent ... Former mayor MacLean explained in a public forum at Guatemala City that corruption “flourishes” when a monopoly of activities or services is ...
Rafael Flores, a one-time campaign surrogate for former Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano was convicted last week in El Salvador on a charge he ... 7 by a national court judge in the city of San Salvador of aggravated extortion, according to a news release from the office of El Salvador's General ...
Last week, President Donald Trump's administration announced a cancellation of temporary protected status, or TPS, for people from El Salvador — a move that will ... Roger McCrummen has practiced U.S. immigration law for over 20 years at his McCrummen Immigration Law Group in North Kansas City.
The majority of restaurants in town are pupuserias, serving the traditional stuffed tortillas the country is known for. ... Census data collected in 2010 puts the number of Mendota residents born in El Salvador at about 2,500, but, pointing to population growth, city leaders estimate the group is much larger.
Miss Universe El Salvador Alisson Abarca: "I was the Valedictorian of my ... France, The Vatican City, Austria, The Netherlands and Belgium.
Along with giving readings and hosting workshops, during her tenure as Civic Poet Castro Luna created Seattle's Poetic Grid, a map of the city ...
Source: Creative Commons / Flickr – Presidencia El Salvador ... But the party wanted to oust the Right from city hall, and Bukele was ...
Authorities in El Salvador arrested nearly 100 suspects in an anti-gang raid Thursday, in the municipalities of San Jose Villanueva and ...
The coffins of six children killed by the Salvadoran army in May 1982 are carried through the cemetery by relatives, human rights activists and ...
A top official in El Salvador is warning Uber that the ride-hailing app is operating outside the law and must cease operations, six months after ...
An Organizer from El Salvador Sheds Light on Baltimore's Fight for ... Norma grew up on the outskirts of San Salvador, in a municipality with a ...


 

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