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There's one person she leans on more than most for advice in such decisions – her mother, Magdalene Menyongaro, 48, who came to the US from Liberia 24 years ago, fleeing the country's civil war. Gworlekaju and Menyongaro live in a modest apartment in the north-west suburbs of Minneapolis, an area ...
... boat that was stopped carrying close to 700 kilos of pure cocaine in the Pacific Ocean hundreds of miles south of the Guatemala-El Salvador border. ... The U.S. and Mexican military relationship has strengthened since the two nations signed the 2008 Merida Initiative to work together in the drug war.

Rudi Lopez fled his native El Salvador as a young man, hidden and huddled in the back of a fume-filled gasoline tanker with dozens of others seeking a new life in the United States. ... The status is reserved for people fleeing armed conflict or an environmental disaster, such as a hurricane, flood or drought.
For 38 years, Catholics from El Salvador have marked the date Archbishop Oscar Romero was assassinated. This year's March 24 anniversary will be a ... Pyle co-wrote the documentary “Children of Memory” about the disappeared children in El Salvador's civil war. The families she interviewed had a lot to ...
The near-anarchy stemmed from a deadly Civil War in the 1980s, one made longer by American involvement. El Salvador was war-ravaged as government-led forces and left-wing revolutionaries battled for control. Around 75,000 people died in the Salvadoran Civil War. Five percent of the violence ...

... for Archbishop Oscar Romero, a beloved advocate for the poor and a fierce critic of El Salvador's civil war who was slain in 1980 by a right-wing death squad. ... is being attacked by the federal administration," said Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles), whose father died in El Salvador's war.
It's one consequence of the brutal civil war in the 1980s from which El Salvador has never recovered; 75,000 people died. Many more were displaced. Many migrated to the U.S., and many of those deported back here have been responsible for escalating gang violence that has given this country the ...

The gang was founded in Los Angeles in the 1980s by migrants fleeing El Salvador's civil war, which pitted a U.S.-backed military regime against Marxist rebels. Landing in neighborhoods dominated by black and Mexican gangs, the new arrivals banded together to defend themselves. When the gang ...
Trump officials tend to omit that the street gang was formed in the 1980s in Los Angeles by refugees from El Salvador's civil war—a war fueled in part by Washington—and that the gang was effectively exported to El Salvador through deportations from the United States. Yet the federal government's current ...
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - More than 25 years after the end of its civil war, families in El Salvador are still searching for an estimated 3,000 children who disappeared in the fighting. The country's military has so far refused to open its archives from that period to allow an investigation into the ...
California was a safe refuge from El Salvador, but trauma from the war haunted Vicente as a teenager. He grew up and went to school in Bell Gardens, just south of Los Angeles. Kids made fun of Vicente's accent. He felt different, even from other young immigrant students at school. The teacher of an ESL ...
Liliana Bloch has known the pain of war. During her days at a university in her native El Salvador, one of her closest friends "was kidnapped and murdered. That's when I said, 'I'm done with this country.' " Now 48, Bloch came into the world in 1969, arriving in the same lush summer as Woodstock and men ...
El Salvador holds legislative and municipal elections every three years. According to most polls, ARENA is leading the preferences for both legislative and municipal elections, with the FMLN in close second place. ARENA is currently the biggest party in the Legislative Assembly, with 35 seats, followed by ...
Cordova grew up on a rural farm in El Salvador at a time when civil war was happening in the Central American country. The government was at war ... His uncles and grandfather died in the conflict, and that was the catalyst for the family to abandon the farm and move to the city. Since the farmers had all ...


 

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