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  • 'Open Veins' and enduring ills in Latin America

    'Open Veins' and enduring ills in Latin America
    The reading list for my college core course at UC Santa Cruz in the early 1970s included a book by a young Uruguayan author, Eduardo Galeano, called "Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent." The book, which excoriated...
  • The looming sinkhole crisis

    WHEN THEY SAW the recent pictures of a giant sinkhole in Guatemala, some folks in Los Angeles may have thought: "It could never happen here." They're wrong. The Guatemala City sinkhole that killed three people and swallowed dozens of homes was...
  • Hecho Latino

    Laura Vasquez, co-founder of Hecho Latino clothing, described her shirt, "We have really soft fabric and all the details like the stitching; the extra contrast stitching this one has a butterfly on the back and this one says the sun shines for everyone or...
  • York College Nursing Students Travel to Guatemala

    A group of York College nursing students is gearing up for Guatemala. They will spend their spring break providing medical care to people in remote villages outside of Guatemala City. Professor Audra Johns, R.N., M.S.N., says "they don't have medical...
  • Burial Plans Announced for Murder Suicide Family

    WILMINGTON -- Relatives of the family that died in a murder-suicide last week say burials will take place in California and Guatemala. Details were announced Monday at the Guatemalan Consulate by 37-year-old Yolondo Lupoe, the sister of the man police...
  • Your scene: Made in Guatemala

    Frank Rudiger of Simi Valley was headed to Costa Rica in 2004 but first detoured to Guatemala and visited the old colonial city of Antigua. "On most days . . . the square is just filled with these vendors mostly selling woven materials," Frank said, and...
  • Mexico general battles Tijuana drug traffickers

    Gen. Alfonso Duarte Mugica unzipped the Louis Vuitton bag and pulled out a skull ring coated with diamonds, a coin medallion and a gold-plated Beretta handgun engraved with the grim reaper smile of La Santa Muerte. The gilded narco-gear was once the...
  • Deadly 7.1 Earthquake Hits Honduras

    Deadly 7.1 Earthquake Hits Honduras
    TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- A powerful earthquake toppled dozens of homes in Honduras and Belize early Thursday, killing at least six people and injuring 40 as terrified residents spilled from their homes across much of Central America. The magnitude-7.1...
  • Honduras Rocked By 7.1 Earthquake

    Honduras Rocked By 7.1 Earthquake
    TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras - A powerful earthquake toppled more than two dozen homes in Honduras and Belize early Thursday, killing at least four people and injuring 40 as terrified residents spilled from their homes across much of Central America. The...
  • Foreign tourist boards

    For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
  • Home countries frustrated as U.S. deports criminals

    JUAREZ, Mexico — When he crossed illegally into the U.S. in 2002, Cesar Sanchez didn't plan on stabbing a girlfriend's estranged husband eight times. Yet there he was, a convicted murderer dropped at the Texas border last month—one less worry...
  • REPORTAJE ESPECIAL Parte 2: ADN, el último recurso para identificar a indocumentados

    REPORTAJE ESPECIAL Parte 2: ADN, el último recurso para identificar a indocumentados
    Las familias centroamericanas enfrentan un reto más grande que las mexicanas para encontrar a parientes desaparecidos porque, contrario a México que tiene el programa Sistema de Identificación, Reconocimiento y Localización de Individuos (SIRLI), los...