Monday Jul 7
El Salvador: Three Pre-Columbian Burials Discovered
The secrets of the Salvadoran archaeological site Nueva Esperanza, hidden for centuries under the ashes of the ancient Ilopango volcano, have emerged to the light of day with the discovery of three pre-Columbian burials.
Monday Jul 7
Volcanic Ash Yields Three Ancient Skeletons in El Salvador
The Japan Times reports that three nearly complete skeletons have been unearthed by a joint Salvadoran and Japanese team of archaeologists from a seven-foot layer of volcanic ash at Nueva Esperanza, thought to have been a center of salt production and fishing 1,600 years ago.
Anthropologists Discover 3 Skeletons At Least 1,600 Years Old in El Salvador
Three skeletons some 1,600 years old, two of them in a seated position with their legs crossed, were discovered in El Salvador by Japanese and Salvadoran anthropologists, officials said.
The Raw Story
Skeletons found in El Salvador shed light on early human settlements
Japanese and Salvadoran archaeologists said Friday they have found three human skeletons in El Salvador from more than 1,600 years ago that could shed new light on early human settlements in the region.
Dengue raises alarm in Central America
Authorities have issued dengue alerts in four nations across Central America, where alarm is rising as the mosquito-borne disease has infected 30,000 people and killed 17 this year alone.