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Mr. Sessions said the gang, which is linked to El Salvador, carries a threat similar to the Colombian cartels and the mafia.
While the US seems to be moving backwards when it comes to environmental protection, El Salvador has made a landmark step towards protecting its environment from the ravages of metal mining.
When lawmakers approved the bill in March, non-government campaign group MiningWatch Canada said El Salvador had "made history, becoming the first country to ban metal mining outright.
students prepared for the symposium through a year-long research project on issues of forced displacement in Syria, Democratic Republic of Congo, Myanmar, Maldives, El Salvador, Somalia and the Navajo Nation. The goal of the symposium was to give ...
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the state will provide expanded access to intelligence and law enforcement resources in an effort help federal and local authorities crack down on the recent spate of deadly gang violence on Long Island.
AURORA | Nearly two dozen Aurora residents, including several elected officials, are in South Korea this week on an exchange visit to one of Aurora's official International Sister Cities, Seongnam City, South Korea. Mayor Steve Hogan, City manager Skip ...
El Salvador and The Philippines have several things in common. Both are located on the rim of the Pacific Ocean, both suffered the consequences of Spanish colonization (the Philippines endured U.S.
San Salvador, El Salvador - When three transgender women were murdered within 72 hours in El Salvador back in February, local activists were shaken, but sadly not surprised.
El Salvador are in a similar situation as Jamaica and also face a must-win situation after they were hammered 6-0 in their opening game from Mexico.
Ten of the world's leading human rights organizations, including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, have chosen three human rights defenders from Cambodia, El Salvador and Egypt as this year's finalists for the prestigious Martin Ennals ...
A self-defense group operating in a rural community of El Salvador is asking for formal legal recognition, a reminder of security concerns elsewhere in the region caused by similar non-state Actors taking justice into their own hands.
The vehicles are currently traveling from the city of Yokohama in Japan to the port of Acajutla in El Salvador as part of a program by the Japanese firefighters Association to donate its fire engines to countries overseas to improve fire defense ...
His eyes, barely visible beneath the rim, are only open a slit, which may be a reaction to the glaring sun and pulsing heat - but more likely it's because he's angry.
A stunning crowd estimated at 100,000 joined in a weekend of Divine Mercy devotions at a shrine in El Salvador this weekend.
Mexico start their defense of the U-17 CONCACAF Championship as they face El Salvador in Panama City, Panama. Mexico are playing in Group C, the toughest group in the tournament, with El Salvador, United States and Jamaica. With the second best ...
MISAMIS ORIENTAL - More than 80,000 devotees are expected to flock to Barangay Ulaliman in El Salvador City during the feast of the Divine Mercy on Sunday.
A strong earthquake measuring 7.6 on Richter scale killed over 950 people and injured around 5,500 in the capital city of San Salvador in January 2001.
San Salvador, El Salvador - The government of El Salvador has seized properties, vehicles and bank accounts tied to OceanaGold because it says the company has not paid its legal costs after losing a decision in an international arbitration panel last ...
A member of the Mara MS 13 street gang gestures while singing the national anthem during an event sponsored by the country's Catholic Church at a park in San Vicente April 5, 2013.
Members of the forensic team and auxiliary workers work at an exhumation site in the village of La Joya as they search for human remains of the El Mozote massacre in the town of Meanguera, El Salvador, November 24, 2016. Reuters/Jose Cabezas.
"The weak illegal immigration policies of the Obama Admin. allowed bad MS 13 gangs to form in cities across U.S. We are removing them fast!
By 10am in the sugarcane fields outside the town of Tierra Blanca in El Salvador, the mercury is already pushing 31C.
Regan and nine STM students traveled to El Salvador last month, and some of the delegation shared stories about their immersion trip with members of the STM community during a recent luncheon in Simboli Hall.
Top photo shows a town fountain decorated with Easter eggs in Rothenburg ob Der Tauber, Germany, April 2017; bottom photo shows locals in the mountain ...
Winnipeg, Manitoba - Of all places on earth, Naimo Ahmed found herself here, at the end of a 16,000-mile journey, inside a Salvation army shelter as temperatures pushed well below freezing in this remote Canadian prairie city. Her face ... He squeals ...
What HCI will look like: Years of rather laughable front office decisions have plagued an otherwise well-coached and well-put-together soccer team.
Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht helped finance the campaign of Peru's former President Ollanta Humala, company's former CEO has said.
Coatepeque Caldera, El Salvador (1.2 million/6.5 million): Coatepeque is the first "dark horse" in the top 10. It gains points for erupting rhyolite and dacite, both magmas prone to large, explosive eruptions.
She worked on the global health blog and Weekend Edition, reported for the National desk and spent three months at member station KCUR in Kansas City. Before that, she covered abortion politics in Nicaragua and El Salvador, two of the seven countries ...
Their bodies were found with two others on Wednesday night on the edge of a town park in Central Islip, the police confirmed on Friday.
Due to the criminal activities of Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) and 18th Street Gang (M-18), the two major street gangs in El Salvador, the country has fallen into the spiral of fear, violence and death. Thousands of Mara gang members, both on the streets ...
Champions of environmental justice and community self-determination are celebrating El Salvador's radical decision, the product of eleven years of stops and starts and deal-making in the Legislative Assembly.
A 5.1 magnitude quake kills at least one in El Salvador, caps off barrage of tremors. Zoom; A; A+; A-. Tweet. A 5.1 magnitude earthquake rocked El Salvador on Monday, with at least one death and three injuries confirmed, APA reports quoting Sputnik. A ...
The arrest in Guatemala of a high-ranking MS13 leader wanted by El Salvador's authorities illustrates how regional cooperation yields results, even while raising questions on how best to tackle the regional migration of the powerful gang members ...
A 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck El Salvador's municipality of Antiguo Cuscatlan, killing at least one person, local media said Tuesday, citing police.
A 42-year-old immigrant was on her way to church in Mendota, a small city in California's Central Valley, one afternoon last month when the police stopped her because the tinted windows on her 2006 Nissan were too dark.
What you get is 4,130 happy people from El Salvador with clearer vision and 28 Wisconsin Lions members with a feeling of satisfaction that money can't buy.
AURORA - This already ethnically diverse Colorado city is taking a big step toward becoming even more international with next month's opening of a consulate for El Salvador - Aurora's first outpost for a foreign nation and the first in the state ...
What you get is 4,130 happy people from El Salvador with clearer vision and 28 Wisconsin Lions members with a feeling of satisfaction that money can't buy.
Woodburn is the largest town in Oregon with a Latino majority. More than a dozen men have been picked up in immigration raids. Now Latinos are afraid to ...
It said Nelson Mandela Bay Metro was the second-most dangerous city in South Africa with a murder rate of 53 per 100000 after Cape Town, which is leading with 61 murders per 100000 people. The three South African cities are the only African cities ...
The people of El Salvador and their international allies against irresponsible mining are celebrating a historic victory. After a long battle against global mining ...
For an entire week, 11 Rotarians and two Shelter Canada leaders stayed in the town of San Vicente, in the eastern portion of El Salvador, and commuted 40 km "literally standing in the back of pick-up trucks," out to the community of Rio Frio at 8 a.m ...
Territory Free Of Mining' reads a detail of a mural in Nueva Trinidad, in northern El Salvador. (Photo: Sandra Cuffe). El Salvador is now the first country in the world with an all-out ban on the mining of gold, silver, and other metals. The country's ...
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - City officials say El Salvador's new Colorado consulate will be based in Aurora. The Aurora Sentinel reports Wednesday the city of Aurora recently signed a formal deal with the Central American country to open its consulate in the ...
"That will be our first international consulate office in the city," said Ricardo Gambetta, manager of Aurora's office of international and immigrant affairs.
State Senator Lisa Boscola says she'll consider pushing Pennsylvania to join the regional redistricting pact.
Gilbert's police force was among the departments that more closely represented the Latino demographics of their city according to a Cronkite News analysis.
I was in third year of seminary when "the four churchwomen" were raped and murdered in El Salvador. The bodies of Maryknoll Sisters Ita Ford and Maura Clarke, Ursuline Sister Dorothy Kazel and laywoman Jean Donovan were found in a shallow grave on ...
They cross at night, trudging for hours through the winter freeze over fields that stretch to the horizon. They come alone, in pairs, or in groups of 17, their breath ...





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