Stories tagged: El Salvador
SUNDAY, DEC. 18, 2016, 7 A.M.
Central American migrants await asylum in southern Mexico
More than 8,000 immigrants are expected to seek asylum this year from Mexico, the majority fleeing gang violence in Honduras and El Salvador and to a lesser extent Guatemala.
THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016, 3:20 P.M.
Magnitude 7.0 offshore quake rattles El Salvador
A magnitude 7.0 earthquake rattled El Salvador’s Pacific coast Thursday, but the country’s civil defense agency said there were no immediate reports of damages or injuries.
SUNDAY, OCT. 30, 2016, 2:42 P.M.
Police in El Salvador arrest former President Tony Saca
Former Salvadoran President Tony Saca was arrested Saturday for alleged illicit enrichment, unlawful association and money laundering, prosecutors said.
TUESDAY, AUG. 9, 2016, 2:11 P.M.
Infant’s death is first Zika-related fatality in Texas
Texas reported its first Zika-related death Tuesday after a baby girl whose mother traveled to El Salvador while pregnant died shortly after birth in a suburban Houston hospital.
THURSDAY, AUG. 4, 2016, 1:28 P.M.
Man brutally assaulted behind Spokane Valley church
Spokane Valley deputies are investigating the “brutal assault” of a 58-year-old Ed Salvadorian man behind a Spokane Valley church Wednesday.
TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2016, 6:09 P.M.
Obama expanding refugee program for Central Americans
The Obama administration will soon expand efforts to help Central American families and children legally immigrate to the United States amid another surge of migrants caught crossing the border illegally.
MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016, 7:04 P.M.
El Salvador river threatened by molasses spill
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – Environmental officials in El Salvador said more than 900,000 gallons of molasses spilled into a river near the border with Guatemala, fouling the waters and …
SUNDAY, JAN. 31, 2016, 6:50 P.M.
Former president of El Salvador Francisco Flores dies at 56
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – Former Salvadoran President Francisco Flores, whose five years in power were tarnished by accusations of corruption and elitism, died Saturday in the capital after suffering …
MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2013
Students heading to El Salvador to enrich other kids’ lives
Emily Christianson spends her afternoons and weekends aerating lawns to raise money. The high school freshman doesn’t want fancy clothes or fast food; she’s raising money for a trip to …
SATURDAY, APRIL 3, 2010
They’re enriched by simplicity
Rita Amberg Waldref, 62, and George Waldref, 57, got married 34 years ago today. They vowed from the beginning to “live simply that others might simply live,” as reads a …
TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 2009
Leftist takes El Salvador’s helm
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – Nearly two decades after the end of a U.S.-backed war against El Salvador’s rebels, a representative of the former guerrilla movement took power on Monday …