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  1. Fraudulent Passports Used in Illegal Alien Border CrossingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Breitbart.com

    Illegal aliens from El Salvador and Mexico have been using fraudulent passports in an attempt to cross the U.S. southern border, four of which were caught in their attempts over the weekend. Border Patrol officers at the downtown Calexico port of entry caught a jittery 35-year old El Salvadorian national Saturday as the man presented a U.S. passport that did not belong to him.

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  2. Q&A: "The Economy Needs to Serve Us and Not the Other Way Around"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Inter Press Service

    ... Barcelona, and was a Fulbright scholar at the Universidad Centroamericana "Jose Simeon Canas" in San Salvador, El Salvador. He holds degrees are from Princeton and the London School of Economics. Q: Among policy prescriptions for reducing income ...

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  3. Fitch Takes Rating Action on Venezuelan Reinsurance CompaniesRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Business Wire

    ... Street New York, NY 10004 or Secondary Analyst Eduardo Recinos Senior Director +503 2516-6606 San Salvador, El Salvador or Committee Chairperson Theresa Paiz Senior Director +1-212-908-0534 or Media Relations Elizabeth Fogerty, +1 212-908-0526 ...

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  4. Abandoned Airplane Hanger or Prettiest Church in Central America?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Jaunted

    El Salvador is a country filled to the brim with countless wonderful churches, so choosing just one to visit is quite the challenge. Should you go by architecture? Size? History? Importance? That's all good, but what about choosing the church with the biggest element of pure surprise? In that case, it's got to be the Iglesia El Rosario in central San Salvador.

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  5. DHS Releases End of Year StatisticsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | San Diego NewsCape

    ... all of which were along the southwest border; 468,407 of those apprehensions were of individuals from Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. 98 percent of ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations' (ERO) FY 2014 removals and returns met one or ...

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  6. Sexual violence rampant among El Salvador gangsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Oct. 23, 2014, file photo, Elba Magdalena Alvarez, 17, lies dead by the side of the road in San Salvador, El Salvador, after she was allegedly pulled out of a bus by gang members and then shot, according to an eyewitness on the bus. She was naked from the waist down and police were trying to determine if she had been raped.

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  7. Immigration: More Central Americans apprehended than MexicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | KYTX-TV News

    ... increases in migrants from Central America, the official said. In 2014, migrants from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador represented 49% of all apprehensions. Mexican nationals made up 47% and migrants of other nationalities made up the rest. The ...

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  8. El Salvadora s gangs target women and girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | WWLP

    ... by members of street gangs. Those who gather statistics say there are no reliable numbers on sexual violence in El Salvador. Threats prevent many from reporting attacks. Others who have grown up amid abuse may not recognize rape as a crime. Still ...

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  9. El Salvador's gangs target women and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    In this Oct. 23, 2014, file photo, Elba Magdalena Alvarez, 17, lies dead by the side of the road in San Salvador, El Salvador, after she was allegedly pulled out of a bus by gang members and then shot, according to an eyewitness on the bus. She was naked from the waist down and police were trying to determine if she had been raped.

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  10. Mexicans Minority of Border CrossersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Breitbart.com

    For the first time, more immigrants illegally crossing the southern border of the United States came from countries other than Mexico. Central Americans from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras accounted for 239,229 of the FY 2014 apprehensions while the number of Mexican nationals being apprehended during the year was 229,178.

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  11. DMCI sells shares in TPLEX operator to San MiguelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | ABS-CBN News

    Consunji-led DMCI Holdings Inc. on Monday said it sold its stake in the tollway concessionaire for the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway to San Miguel Corp. for P1.83 billion. In a disclosure to the stock exchange, DMCI Holdings said the company and its subsidiary DM Consunji sold its 25.11 pct stake in Private Infra Dev Corp. to SMC's subsidiary Rapid Thoroughfares Inc. for a total of P1.83 billion.

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  12. Pipeline of ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | The Arizona Republic

    The Pipeline of Children begins in cities like San Salvador, El Salvador, where a mural at a pre-school greets children and teachers. The soldier shooting flowers represents the death and destruction caused by a civil war that ended in 1992.

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  13. WES pupils help El Salvadorans go to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Wapakoneta Daily News

    The ability to gain a free education is something many students in the U.S. take for granted, but in the country of El Salvador, public school is often a recruitment tool for local gangs and private school is expensive. That's why Maggie Herbst, a Title I reading teacher at Wapakoneta Elementary School, decided to create a fundraiser that allowed students to bring in coins that will be sent to El Salvador to help students pay for a private school education.

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  14. San Miguel unit on track to complete TPLEXRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA San Miguel Corp. unit Private Infra Development Corp. said it is on track to complete the P24 billion Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway project. PIDC expects to fully complete the project in 2015.

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  15. Salvadoran murder suspect who fled to Northern California sent back to home countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Campbell Reporter

    A Salvadoran man suspected of killing a man in his native country during an argument in which he also shot at his mother two years ago was turned over to authorities there Wednesday after being taken into custody in San Francisco, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said. Salvadoran police reports state that Luis Eduardo Lopez Silva, 34, allegedly shot Cesar Giovanni on March 23, 2012 in Ahuachapan, El Salvador after a night of drinking, according to ICE officials.

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  16. SMC to open TPLEX-Urdaneta on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | ABS-CBN News

    San Miguel is set to open on Saturday the second section of the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway , which will link Carmen to Urdaneta, Pangasinan. San Miguel says the 14-kilometer segment of TPLEX-Urdaneta will be toll-free for a month, starting December 20 to January 20, 2015.

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  17. San Luis Talpa: from pesticide-contaminated town to inclusive surf cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Surfing News

    In the 1960s, El Salvador began to import chemical pesticides and fertilizers heavily in order to increase agricultural yield. In practice that meant El Salvador became the dumpster for many of the chemical pesticides that were banned in the United States and Europe.

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  18. Gang Violence Is Why Most Children Flee El Salvador, Survey FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WBUR-AM Boston

    ... territory he and his men and women are trying to pacify: He wouldn't take me unless I wore a bulletproof vest. El Salvador National Police Inspector Jorge Alberto Vasquez with WBUR's David Boeri in Mejicanos. He instructed Boeri to wear the ...

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  19. Brutal Gang Violence Reigns In El SalvadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WBUR-AM Boston

    ... The victims keep the metal autopsy tables and attending doctors at full capacity. On display are the youth of El Salvador. "Seventy percent of the people who are killed are between 15 and 30 years old," says Dr. Miguel Enrique Velasquez. According ...

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  20. Mission trip members help to build churchRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Bureau County Republican

    Steve Becker's team of volunteers worked alongside the local people of El Salvador to help construct a Lutheran church during a nine-day service trip. The trip was made possible by the partnership between Thrivent Financial and Habitat for Humanity called Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity.

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