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  1. ICE removes man wanted on extortion charges to El SalvadorRead the original story

    Yesterday | San Diego NewsCape

    ... he was released from the Washington, D.C., jail in October 2014. Alvarez-Garcia has a final order of removal to El Salvador. ERO officers removed Alvarez-Garcia from the United States Wednesday via a flight from Alexandria, Louisiana, to San ...

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  2. Multicultural soccer leagues spring upRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kent Reporter

    ... aren't strictly divided by country, says Gomez, they tend to attract people from the same country. The Fiji and El Salvador teams might be 70 percent Fijian or El Salvadorian. Largely, the teams divide themselves along cultural and ethnic boundaries ...

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  3. Jamaican swimmers brace for busy 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Jamaica Observer

    ... CARIFTA Swimming Championships to be staged in Barbados in April. They will then make their way to San Salvador, El Salvador, for the Central American and Caribbean Amateur Swimming Confederation (CCCAN) championships. "This year is a pretty tightly ...

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  4. When the state claims custody of a fetus, it requires an incubatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Daily Kos

    On Thursday, January 22, having failed to win a pardon from the El Salvadoran justice system, a young woman won her freedom after a pardon was granted by El Salvador's Parliamentary Assembly, according to Amnesty International . The young woman, "Guadalupe," has already served seven years of the 30-year jail sentence she received after suffering a miscarriage the state judged to be an abortion.

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  5. Last-Minute Pardon for Salvadoran Woman Facing 30-Year Prison Sentence for MiscarriageRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | PressReleasePoint

    As required by law, attending doctors notified the police; Guadalupe was arrested and charged with murder. Guadalupe's case is similar to that of fifteen other young women in El Salvador who currently face long-term prison sentences for unintentional miscarriages.

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  6. Activists hail pardon for Salvador woman in miscarriage caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Newsday

    Human rights activists on Thursday hailed a decision by El Salvador's congress to pardon a young woman who was convicted of killing her child after she said she suffered a miscarriage. The pardon was approved by 43 of the 84 members of the Legislative Assembly, with the 26 representatives of the conservative Republican Nationalist Alliance voting no and the rest abstaining.

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  7. El Salvadorian teenager sentenced to 30 years imprisonment after miscarriage freedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Independent

    Campaigners celebrated yesterday after a teenage El Salvadorian rape victim jailed for 30 years for suffering a miscarriage was pardoned - but cautioned 16 more women remain in prison for similar 'crimes'. The domestic worker, named only as 'Guadalupe', fell foul of El Salvador's regressive anti-abortion laws, which forbids abortion under any circumstances.

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  8. Human rights activists hail pardon for Salvadoran womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Charlotte Observer

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador Human rights activists on Thursday hailed a decision by El Salvador's congress to pardon a young woman who was convicted of killing her child after she said she suffered a miscarriage. The pardon was approved by 43 of the 84 members of the Legislative Assembly, with the 26 representatives of the conservative Republican Nationalist Alliance voting no and the rest abstaining.

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  9. El Salvador woman jailed over abortion pardoned by CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | AlertNet

    ... for us to set cookies. Women stand chained together outside the Supreme Court during a protest in San Salvador, El Salvador, May 15, 2013. =REUTERS/Ulises Rodriguez SAN SALVADOR, Jan 21 (Reuters) - El Salvador's Congress on Wednesday pardoned a ...

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  10. Contemporary concrete chapel projects over a mountainside to take in spectacular lakeside viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Inhabitat

    You don't need to be religious to be wowed by the Capilla Cardedeu, a contemporary concrete chapel dramatically perched on the edge of an El Salvadorian volcanic basin. Designed by the San Salvador-based design firm EMC Arquitectura , the minimalist structure projects over the mountainside to take in spectacular views of the volcanic Coatepeque Lake below.

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  11. Con mana s mom posed as federal judge in elaborate a Catfisha scamRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... pal who said he was a Skokie cop, and a defense attorney who quickly blackmailed him. On Thursday, the man from El Salvador will finally have his day in court, as the victim of a wild and elaborate online "Catfish" hoax. His tormentor, Merrillville ...

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  12. Record Year for Routes EventsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Freshnews

    ... foster air links within the world's key regional aviation markets with the 7th Routes Americas in San Salvador, El Salvador, the 12th Routes Asia in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, the 9th Routes Europe in Marseille, France, the 9th Routes Africa in ...

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  13. Sick selfie of man with dead dog posted on social media causes viral backlashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Examiner.com

    Roby Ortiz Magana from Ahuachapan in El Salvador has since deleted his social media accounts and changed his name after the anger he caused by the offensive selfie. A disturbing selfie image posted by a man from El Salvador smiling while pointing to a dead dog apparently run over by a vehicle, ignited the ire of thousands of people on social media, forcing the man to close his personal account reports the Mirror.co.

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  14. Sick dead dog selfie sparks online mob FURYRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Mirror.co.uk

    A man who posed for a sickening selfie with a dead dog has quit the internet after becoming the target of an online hate mob. Named as Roby Ortiz Magana from Ahuachapan in El Salvador, the man was pictured smiling in front of an animal which had been run over.

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  15. El Salvador president returns to Cuba for medical treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The Star Online

    El Salvadoran President Salvador Sanchez Ceren has traveled to Cuba for a third time to receive medical treatment, an official said on Monday. The 70-year-old former Marxist guerrilla leader traveled to Havana on Saturday to complete a medical checkup, according to Antonio Rivera, a spokesman for the president's office.

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  16. Most dangerous cruise portsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Fox News

    ... Island, Coche Island, and Testigo Grande Island in 2015. In its November 2014 travel warning regarding travel to El Salvador, the U.S. State Department says, "There is no information to suggest that U.S. citizens are specifically targeted by ...

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  17. UN chief urges inclusion to combat violence in El SalvadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Neighbors and emergency workers carry a body after at least five people were killed, allegedly by gang members, in Ciudad Delgado on the outskirts of San Salvador, El Salvador, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015.

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  18. UN chief urges inclusion to combat violence in El...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Neighbors and emergency workers carry a body after at least five people were killed, allegedly by gang members, in Ciudad Delgado on the outskirts of San Salvador, El Salvador, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. As El Salvador prepares to commemorate the 22nd anniversary of the peace accords that ended the nation's bloody civil war, the nation continues to be gripped by high levels of gang violence.

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  19. Electioneering Undermines Fight Against Crime in El SalvadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Inter Press Service

    Leaders of the Mara Salvatrucha gang in the prison of Ciudad Barrios, in the Salvadoran department of San Miguel, in 2012. Credit: TomA s AndrA u/IPS - The upcoming municipal and legislative elections in March and the hiring of former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani as a kind of anti-crime tzar are not the best equation for bringing down El Salvador's high murder rate, analysts say.

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  20. Philippines' first subway gets OK from NEDA-ICCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA Manila's first subway, along with five other public private partnership projects, has been approved by the Cabinet level NEDA-Investment Coordinating Committee, paving the way for final approval by President Benigno Aquino. NEDA deputy-director general Ronaldo Tungpalan said the projects were approved with some conditions but should be presented to the NEDA Board, which is chaired by the President, by early February. 1 comment