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  1. Eight killed at graduation party in El Salvador shootingRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    Suspected gang members in El Salvador shot dead seven men and a woman early today during a middle school graduation party in Pacific seaport town of Acajutla, police said. At least four suspected members of local street gangs known as Maras broke into a house in Acajutla, about 84 km southwest of the capital San Salvador, and opened fire on the group without warning, police said.

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  2. Gunmen kill 8 at El Salvador graduation partyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " Police in El Salvador say eight people are dead after gunmen burst into a graduation party in a western town. Family and friends had gathered to celebrate a girl's middle-school graduation in the Pacific coast town of Acajutla.

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  3. Nandlall at CFATF meetingRead the original story

    Monday | Stabroek News

    The Plenary Meeting XL and Special Ministerial V Meeting of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force commenced today in San Salvador, El Salvador. Guyana is being represented at this meeting by Anil Nandlall, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs along with a team from the Financial Intelligence Unit, a statement from GINA said.

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  4. Salvador detective won't let the dead lie silentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    In this Oct. 3, 2014 photo, criminologist Israel Ticas, right, helps to exhume a clandestine gravesite in San Salvador, El Salvador. The self-taught forensic scientist works against the clock.

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  5. Women City centres bring hope to El Salvador's abused womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Star Online

    Rosa put an end to a 20-year abusive relationship in the less than two hours it took her to file for divorce, an alimony claim and a restraining order against her husband. Such procedures usually take weeks in El Salvador.

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  6. El Salvador gang violence, poverty fuel child migrant exodus to USRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | AlertNet

    ... to cross illegally into the U.S., was detained by Mexican officials and deported back to his hometown in El Salvador's western province of Ahuachapan. October, 2014 THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION/Anastasia Moloney AHUACHAPAN, El Salvador, Nov 21 ...

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  7. International Lutheran roundtable discusses immigration issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

    ... children and families from Central America brought together Lutheran leaders from the U.S., Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Mexico and Nicaragua; representatives from various partner organizations involved in the response to the current ...

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  8. Fairfield by Marriott to Open in San Salvador, El Salvador in 2016Read the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | PressReleasePoint

    November 21, 2014 : Marriott International announced plans today to open a 130 room Fairfield by Marriott in El Salvador. Located adjacent to the upscale La Gran Via shopping mall and in close proximity to large corporations such as Xerox, Citibank, the World Bank, Bayers and Siemens, the hotel will serve as an excellent lodging option for the frequent business travelers.

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  9. Fairfield by Marriott San Salvador, El Salvador Announced for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Hotel News Resource

    ... under a long term agreement. Marriott International announced plans to open a 130 room Fairfield by Marriott in El Salvador. Located adjacent to the upscale La Gran Via shopping mall and in close proximity to large corporations such as Xerox, ...

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  10. ICE deports Salvadoran man wanted for aggravated homicideRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Family Badge

    This removal is the latest result of stepped up collaborative efforts to locate Salvadoran criminal fugitives in the United States and return them to El Salvador to face justice. Milton Xavier Zometa, 28, was flown to El Salvador Nov. 19 onboard a charter flight coordinated by ICE's Air Operations Unit.

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  11. Morning BriefingRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | National Catholic Reporter

    Sunday marked the 25th anniversary of the massacre at the University of Central America in San Salvador, El Salvador. On Nov. 16, 1989, a Salvadoran military squad entered the campus, where they shot and killed six Jesuits, their housekeeper and her daughter.

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  12. Fitch Publishes 'Mexican Insurers: June 2014 Financial Ratios'Read the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Reuters

    ... +503 2116-6606 eduardo.recinos@fitchratings.com Fitch, Centroamerica 79 Av. Sur, Col. Escalon San Salvador, El Salvador Milena Carrizosa Director +57 1 326-9999 milena.carrizosa@fitchratings.com Johann Goebel Associate Director +57 1 326-9999 ...

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  13. Remembering The Jesuits Whose Murders Brought An End To Salvadoran Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | WBUR-AM Boston

    Thousands joined the candlelit procession, traveling throughout the campus of the University of Central America to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the murder of six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter. SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - On a night unlike any other, thousands of Salvadorans and hundreds of priests from around the world gathered at the University of Central America in the capital city of San Salvador to honor the six dead who have become known as the "Martyrs for Justice."

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  14. Morning BriefingRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | National Catholic Reporter

    Sunday marked the 25th anniversary of the massacre at the University of Central America in San Salvador, El Salvador. On Nov. 16, 1989, a Salvadoran military squad entered the campus, where they shot and killed six Jesuits, their housekeeper and her daughter.

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  15. Violent El Salvador takes steps to tackle scourge of femicide : November 17, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Daily Times

    SAN SALVADOR: For nearly a decade, Flor Cornet endured the almost weekly beatings on her face and arms by her husband in their rural home outside El Salvador's capital city. He also threatened to take their two children away and forbade her from leaving the house.

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  16. Presente! The Jesuit Martyrs of El SalvadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Albany Times Union

    ... some of their dead bodies. I am posting it here - a a reminder and also as a prayer, for the Jesuit Martyrs of El Salvador . +Ignacio Ellacuria SJ, +Ignacio MartA n-BarA3 SJ, +Segundo Montes SJ, Juan RamA3n Moreno SJ, +JoaquA n LA3pez y LA3pez SJ, ...

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  17. On SundayRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 16 | Buenos Aires Herald

    El Salvador, one of the world's most violent countries, has enshrined in law severe punishments for gender-based murders, leading to a fall in numbers from 923 in 2010 to 175 in 2013. But macho culture, gang violence and weak justice system means the fight isn't over yet.

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  18. Vice President Joe Biden's Central America EventsRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 15 | San Diego NewsCape

    ... for the Alliance for Prosperity in Central America launched by the Presidents of Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador. The Vice President described the U.S. approach as working to promote an economically-integrated Central America that is secure, ...

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  19. Readout of the Vice President's Central America Events TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | The White House

    ... for the Alliance for Prosperity in Central America launched by the Presidents of Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador. The Vice President described the U.S. approach as working to promote an economically-integrated Central America that is secure, ...

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  20. An immigrant's dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | York Dispatch

    ... Tuesday November 11, 2014. John A. Pavoncello - jpavoncello@yorkdispatch.com (John A. Pavoncello) As a child in El Salvador, Ortiz had been a high achiever, graduating from high school early and becoming a medical student before her 18th birthday. ...

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