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Cornered by cops, robber in El Salvador kills himself


August 31st, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) A man killed himself with a gunshot to the head when he was cornered by police after he and an accomplice robbed passengers on a ... Read more...

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Salvadoran remittances rise


March 24th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, March 24 (IANS/EFE) Remittances to El Salvador rose 10.1 percent in the first two months of this year compared with the same period in 2011, the nation's central ... Read more...

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16 kids hurt by fireworks in El Salvador


December 26th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Dec 26 (IANS/EFE) At least 16 children were injured by fireworks on Christmas eve in El Salvador, an official said.Nine of the children were hurt in San Salvador, ... Read more...

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2,000 El Salvador inmates suffer from food poisoning


June 20th, 2011 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
San Salvador, June 20 (IANS/EFE) At least 2,000 inmates at five prisons in Central America's El Salvador fell ill after having food during the weekend, police said.Most of the inmates ... Read more...

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TV cameraman slain in El Salvador


April 27th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
San Salvador, April 27 (IANS/EFE) A cameraman with a TV channel in El Salvador was gunned down on a bus while on his way to work, police said.Two unknown assailants ... Read more...

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Obama momentarily locked out of White House after unexpected return from Latin America


March 25th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): A video clip has revealed that US President Barack Obama was momentarily locked out of the Oval Office as he tried to enter from a terrace at ... Read more...

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Obama’s Latin America trip to focus on US export


March 20th, 2011 - 4:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) Latin America is an essential market for US goods and strengthening America's economic partnership with the region will help create more jobs in the US, ... Read more...

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Fire kills 16 in El Salvador prison


November 11th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Nov 11 (IANS/EFE) At least 16 people were killed and more than 20 injured in a fire at a prison in El Salvador's Ilobasco city, authorities said."There are 16 dead," ... Read more...

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1 dead, 50 hurt in El Salvador prison fight


September 13th, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Sep 13 (IANS/EFE) One inmate died and at least 50 were wounded during a brawl at a prison in El Salvador, a media report said Sunday. The fight broke out Saturday ... Read more...

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‘El Salvador Vs Honduras’: Saturday’s Big Clash


September 5th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Honduras edged past El Salvador in the highly anticipated friendly clash between the two countries. The two teams proved to be at par at the end ... Read more...

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US asks Patterson to stay on as envoy in Pak


July 25th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 25(ANI): The United States has decided to retain its Ambassador to Pakistan Anne Patterson for an unspecific period.Patterson, who has been in the post since May 2007, got an extension ... Read more...

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4,800 turtle eggs seized


July 5th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, July 5 (IANS/EFE) Police in El Salvador seized 4,800 eggs of hawksbill turtles, a critically endangered species, imported from Nicaragua. The eggs were seized in El Amatillo, a border area that ... Read more...

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Terrorism has to be fought together: Patil


June 30th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday stressed the need for a collective and "firm commitment" of the international community to fight terrorism. "Fighting terrorism requires a firm commitment ... Read more...

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Portugal win biggest World Cup victory in eight years


June 21st, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, June 21 (DPA) Portugal's 7-0 win over North Korea was the biggest football World Cup victory since Germany beat Saudi Arabia 8-0 in the 2002 tournament in Japan and South ... Read more...

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UN prepares to aid Central Americans affected by tropical storm Agatha


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:18 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations are preparing to assist tens of thousands of Central Americans who were affected by the heavy flooding and landslides caused by the tropical storm ... Read more...

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After a volcano, Guatemala struck by the tropical storm ‘Agatha’


May 30th, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Guatemala City, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After a volcano, Guatemala was struck by the tropical storm ‘Agatha’. The inhabitants of Guatemala are facing double trouble as they are have been ... Read more...

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Low pressure system off Mexico’s Pacific coast may develop into a tropical depression


May 29th, 2010 - 1:04 am ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A tropical low pressure system located south of Mexico's Chiapas state could potentially develop into the first tropical depression of the Eastern Pacific Ocean season within days, ... Read more...

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American terrorist released after 15 years in Peruvian prison


May 28th, 2010 - 2:17 am ICT by BNO News
LIMA, PERU (BNO NEWS) -- Lori Berenson, a New York native jailed in Peru since 1995 for collaborating with leftist Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA), was released from prison Thursday.Berenson, sentenced to ... Read more...

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Four die in Guatemala plane crash


May 27th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, May 27 (IANS/EFE) At least four people died when a small plane crashed on the outskirts of the Guatemalan capital, authorities said. The aircraft had taken off from La Aurora International ... Read more...

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Laura Chinchilla becomes Costa Rica’s first woman president


May 9th, 2010 - 5:51 am ICT by IANS
San Jose, May 9 (IANS) Laura Chinchilla, who has been sworn in as the first woman president of Costa Rica, has pledged to bring more peace and quality education in the country. Chinchilla ... Read more...

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Gunmen kill six in El Salvador football field


May 3rd, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
San Salvador, May 3 (IANS/EFE) Six people were killed and one wounded when five gunmen opened fire at a football field in El Salvador, police said. The incident occurred Saturday in Olocuilta town, ... Read more...

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Remittances to El Salvador rise 8.7 percent in March


April 14th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, April 14 (IANS/EFE) Remittances sent by Salvadorans living abroad - mostly in the US - rose 8.7 percent in March, compared to the same month in 2009, to $343.2 million, ... Read more...

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Mayans did not predict end of world in 2012: expert


April 12th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, April 12 (IANS/EFE) The pre-classic era calender of Maya civilisation did not predict the end of life on earth in 2012, an archaeologist has said. The Mayans in their texts and symbols ... Read more...

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New York Times launches news supplement in Bosnia and El Salvador


March 2nd, 2010 - 2:01 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – The New York Times announced on Monday the launching of its international news supplement in Dnevni Avaz in Bosnia and La Prensa Gráfica in El Salvador.The weekly ... Read more...

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Girl rescued from kidnappers after three years


February 18th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) A six-year-old Honduran girl, who had been held by kidnappers in El Salvador since April 2007, was rescued near the municipality of San Matias and five captors ... Read more...

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5.8 magnitude earthquake hits the Cayman Islands


January 20th, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cayman Islands, Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Just 1 week after the Haiti earthquake, the Cayman Islands were rocked by an earthquake. This earthquake measured 5.8 on the Richter scale. It occurred south ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake felt in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras


January 18th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN SALVADOR (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Guatemala and El Salvador on Monday morning, seismologists said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The earthquake, ... Read more...

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Honduras president-elect to meet ousted Zelaya


December 12th, 2009 - 6:29 am ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), Dec 12 (DPA) Porfirio Lobo, the president-elect of Honduras, plans to meet ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya next week in Santo Domingo to begin a "political dialogue," the ... Read more...

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Pakistan more corrupt than India, says international watchdog


November 17th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Pakistan, with a ranking of 139, is perceived to be more corrupt than India by global corruption watchdog Transparency International in its latest survey of 180 countries. The ... Read more...

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El Salvador flood toll rises to 144


November 11th, 2009 - 7:01 am ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Nov 11 (EFE) The toll in floods and mudslides caused by Hurricane Ida in El Salvador has risen to 144, officials said. Thousands of people have been displaced after the storm ... Read more...

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130 killed in El Salvador floods, mudslides (Lead)


November 10th, 2009 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Nov 9 (EFE) At least 130 people have been killed in floods and mudslides caused by Hurricane Ida in El Salvador, officials said Monday. Interior Minister Humberto Centeno said 49 children ... Read more...

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Hurricane Ida kills 40 in El Salvador


November 9th, 2009 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Nov 8 (IANS) At least 40 people have been killed in floods caused by the hurricane Ida that swept El Salvador, interior minister said Sunday. The government has declared a state ... Read more...

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Murders up 40 percent in El Salvador


November 4th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Nov 4 (EFE) The number of murders in El Salvador between Jan 1 and Nov 1 stands at 3,673, which is 40 percent more than during the same period last ... Read more...

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Honduras celebrates holiday after qualifying for World Cup


October 16th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa (Honduras), Oct 16 (DPA) Honduras' transitional government declared Thursday a public holiday after the national football team qualified for next year's World Cup in South Africa, providing rare joy to a ... Read more...

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US, Mexico qualify for World Cup


October 11th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 11 (DPA) Regional giants Mexico and the United States qualified for the 2010 World Cup football, as Honduras and Costa Rica aim for the third Concacaf qualifying spot in ... Read more...

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