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  1. Furious 7's Paul Walker -- a cameo for a real person: Msgr. Richard AntallRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    ... Immediately, he sent me digital pictures of Walker seated with him and a few friends in Puerto de La Libertad, El Salvador, where I was pastor for more than a decade. They were seated at the entrance of the surfer-bum hotel-restaurant run by an ...

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  2. Nine gang members killed in army operation in El SalvadorRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | AlertNet

    At least nine members of the gang Barrio 18 were killed in El Salvador on Saturday in a confrontation with the army, which has taken on a larger role in fighting violence in the poor Central American nation. Prosecutors said the killings occurred in Zacatecoluca, considered to be the country's third most violent city which lies about 60 kilometers southeast of San Salvador.

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  3. Photo gallery: Cuba: how it was added to the list of countries that sponsor terrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... eye on members of the National Guard captured during recent fighting in Jucuapa, 40 miles east of San Salvador, El Salvador, Oct. 4, 1983. An 87-year-old veteran of the first Sandino rebellion, armed with a double-barreled shotgun, stands with an ...

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  4. After broken gang truce, El Salvador sees deadliest month in 10 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    A man is detained by police special forces in San Juan Opico, El Salvador. The country has seen a fresh uptick in gang violence.

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  5. Fitch Affirms Ratings on Salvadoran Largest Banks Following Peer ReviewRead the original story

    Friday | Business Wire

    ... +503 2516 6613 Edificio Plaza Cristal, Tercer Nivel 79 Ave. Sur y Calle Cuscatlan Col. Escalon San Salvador, El Salvador or Francesca Cedrola (Primary Analyst, Inversiones Financieras Banco Agricola) Analyst +503 2516 6611 or Luis Mauricio Ayala ...

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  6. Pair plead guilty in gang-ordered killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Houston Chronicle

    ... describing the gang notes that the name is a combination of Spanish slang terms: "Mara" is a word used in El Salvador for gang. "Salvatrucha" is combination of words, "Salva" an abbreviation for El Salvador and "trucha" which means, heads up. A Mara ...

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  7. Director Of '1915' On Growing Up With Armenian Genocide As Family HistoryRead the original story

    Friday | Groong

    DIRECTOR OF '1915' ON GROWING UP WITH ARMENIAN GENOCIDE AS FAMILY HISTORY 89.3 KPCC April 15 2015 by John Rabe Turkey was on the defensive Wednesday, lashing out at both Pope Francis and the European Union's legislature for their descriptions of the Ottoman-era killing of Armenians as genocide. Turkey's prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that the pontiff has joined "an evil front" plotting against Turkey... Later Wednesday, the European Parliament triggered more Turkish ire by passing a non-binding resolution to commemorate "the centenary of the Armenian genocide."

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  8. The ViolinistRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | TrekEarth

    El Salvador is one of the poorest country of Central America. During my trip I noticed a lot of people begging on the street or trying to earn a bit of money in a different way.

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  9. ICE officers deport 2 Salvadoran men wanted for aggravated homicideRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | San Diego NewsCape

    Two Salvadoran men wanted for the aggravated homicide of three men in 2011 in their home country were deported Wednesday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Enforcement and Removal Operations . 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.

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  10. 2 men wanted for aggravated homicide deported to El SalvadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Click2Houston

    Two men accused of killing three others in their home country of El Salvador in 2011 were deported by Houston officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Wednesday. According to ICE Houston, Carlos Gomar-Castro, 26, and Willfredys Castro-Villalobos, 33, were flown to El Salvador and turned over to officials there.

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  11. Labor Department Pledges $13 Million to Promote Youth Employment in El Salvador, HondurasCNSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Cybercast News Service

    "The project will target youth ages 14 to 17 that are susceptible to the worst forms of child labor, as well as youth ages 18 to 20 that are susceptible to hazardous and exploitative working conditions, primarily targeting youth that reside in communities with high levels of crime and violence," the grant announcement stated. El Salvador and Honduras are among the most violent countries in the world.

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  12. Homicides in El Salvador reach record as gang violence growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Christian Science Monitor

    Salvadorian police detain a man in the town of San Juan Opico on April 1. Authorities say a recent spike in violence is the result of gangs trying to pressure the government to negotiate issues raised as part of a two-year truce that fell apart in 2014. El Salvador had more homicides in March than any other single month in a decade, a dark milestone that some attribute to the collapse of a gang truce and one that could mark a trend of greater violence to come.

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  13. US deports Salvadoran ex-general who lived in Palm CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Police escort former General Eugenio Vides Casanova to a car outside the airport in San Salvador, El Salvador, Wednesday, April 8, 2015. The ex-general linked to human rights abuses during El Salvador's civil war in the 1980's was deported by the U.S. on Wednesday.

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  14. Gang violence leads El Salvador to deadly recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - El Salvador had more homicides in March than any other single month in a decade, a dark milestone that some attribute to the collapse of a gang truce and one that could mark a trend of greater violence to come.

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  15. 10 Things to Know for TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | SFGate

    In this April 1, 2015 photo, a man is detained by police special forces in the town of San Juan Opico, El Salvador. The man was detained in what police called a known gang area for not having identification and for having, what police said, the phone numbers of other gang members in his cell phone.

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  16. Homicides in El Salvador reach record as gang violence growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | GlobalNews

    In this April 4, 2015 photo, forensic workers place the body of Luis Ernesto Aquino in a body bag after he was killed by unidentified gunmen in El Cobanal, El Salvador. This Central American country had more homicides in March than any other single month in a decade, a dark moment that some attribute to the collapse of a gang truce and one that could mark a trend of greater violence to come.

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  17. ICE removes El Salvadoran man implicated in murder, several robberiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | San Diego NewsCape

    A 38-year-old man wanted in El Salvador on murder and aggravated theft charges was removed April 8 by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Enforcement and Removal Operations officers in Baltimore. Enmanuel Tejada Santos, of El Salvador, was allegedly involved in the June 15, 2000, murder of two individuals.

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  18. El Salvador's homicide rate soaring with gang truce no longer in effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | CBC News

    In this April 1, 2015 photo, a man is detained by police special forces in the town of San Juan Opico, El Salvador. The man was detained in what police called a known gang area for not having identification and for having, what police said, the phone numbers of other gang members in his cell phone.

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  19. Homicides in El Salvador reach record as gang violence...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    In this April 4, 2015 photo, forensic workers place the body of Luis Ernesto Aquino in a body bag after he was killed by unidentified gunmen in El Cobanal, El Salvador. This Central American country had more homicides in March than any other single month in a decade, a dark moment that some attribute to the collapse of a gang truce and one that could mark a trend of greater violence to come.

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  20. US deports Salvadoran ex-general tied to 1980s rights abusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Washington Post

    Police escort former General Eugenio Vides Casanova to a car outside the airport in San Salvador, El Salvador, Wednesday, April 8, 2015. The ex-general linked to human rights abuses during El Salvador's civil war in the 1980's was deported by the U.S. on Wednesday.

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