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30,000 devotees expected at Divine Mercy Shrine in MisOr

7 hours 5 min ago
EL SALVADOR CITY, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews / 17 April) – The management of the Divine Mercy Shrine here are making final security preparations for as much as 30,000 devotees and… »

30,000 pilgrims troop to Divine Mercy Shrine

8 hours 22 min ago
EL SALVADOR CITY – Officials at the Divine Mercy Shrine are making final security check for an estimated 30,000 pilgrims from different parts of Mindanao on Holy Thursday and Good Friday.

El Salvador to use terror charges against gangs

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 18:48
El Salvador's government on Wednesday said it would charge gang members who attack police and military personnel under anti-terrorism laws, which impose longer prison sentences, to crack down on rising homicides in the poor Central American nation. Justice Minister Ricardo Perdomo blamed a faction of the country's Barrio 18 gang for ordering attacks against government troops, saying there had ...

Kincardine Harbour Church group heads out on El Salvador mission

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:46
A group from the Harbour Community Church in Kincardine packed up for a nine-day mission to El Salvador on Apr. 11, 2014.

Man pleads not guilty in 2008 sword slaying

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:42
LANCASTER, California (AP) — An El Salvador-born man has pleaded not guilty to killing his girlfriend with a sword in front of her four children in California nearly six years ago.

Intertek Acquires Oil & Gas Laboratory In El Salvador

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 05:18
Intertek, a leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide, has acquired a petroleum testing laboratory in El Salvador (Central America)

Via Crucis recalls migrants who have died, disappeared on way to U.S.

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 20:24
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (CNS) -- There is no way to mistake how Scalabrinian Father Mauro Verzeletti feels about immigration from Latin America to the United States. He does not want it to happen, mostly because he knows the journey most migrants will face is fraught with danger and threats.

MEMO responds to cry for help

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 08:10
A small community in El Salvador may be a world away from Thunder Bay, but guest speaker Lori Owens brought the two communities a little closer during the Spring into Beauty Fashion Show and Tea held Sunday at the Valhalla Inn.

Governance in Central America and Criminality in El Salvador

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 21:12
With the most recent estimates of homicides reported by the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (the latest data being for the year 2012), the northern cone of Central America continues to lead and set records for intentional deaths.

El Salvador opens ‘pasalubong’ center

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:59
WHEN visiting El Salvador City in Misamis Oriental or on your way to the Laguindingan Airport and beyond northwestern Mindanao and back, travelers wanting to bring goodies to home could find the town’s ‘pasalubong’ center along the highway near the Catholic Church.

El Salvador mother and daughter meet 29 years after civil war abduction

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 10:54
Emotional reunion is 389th case of 'disappearance' resolved by tiny charity as wartime abuses remain live political issue The two women looked at each other for a moment before drawing together in an embrace of joy and sorrow. Around them, a room full of relatives let out a collective gasp, astounded at the resemblance between mother and child, reunited after 29 years. In 1984, Josefina Flores ...

El Salvador mother and daughter meet 29 years after civil war abduction

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 07:13
Emotional reunion is 389th case of 'disappearance' resolved by tiny charity as wartime abuses remain live political issue The two women looked at each other for a moment before drawing together in an embrace of joy and sorrow. Around them, a room full of relatives let out a collective gasp, astounded at the resemblance between mother and child, reunited after 29 years. In 1984, Josefina Flores ...

El Salvador sends man back to Houston to face murder charges

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 19:41
HOUSTON, TX – Hell may not have frozen over, but you couldn’t tell it down at the Harris County District Attorney’s Office. It’s high-fives all around after a historic decision by the government of El Salvador to extradite a wanted …

Houston fugitive wanted for murder captured in El Salvador

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 19:06
A Houston fugitive, charged with murdering the mother of his two children, has been captured.

Suspect in 2010 Houston murder arrested in El Salvador

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 15:48
A fugitive murder suspect has been arrested in El Salvador years after he fled to the Central American nation from Houston following the slaying of his wife. Juan Castillo is charged with murder in the February 2010 fatal shooting of Monica Leija, Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson said during a news conference Friday about the case. The next step in the extradition process is that ...

Accused killer being extradited to Harris County from El Salvador

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 23:25
Accused killer Juan Castillo is heading back to Harris County from El Salvador

El Salvador leaves Missunited trailing

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 21:59
Galway Hurdle heroine Missunited was backed as if defeat was out of the question in the Summer Twilight Nights Race at Limerick yesterday, but could only finish third of three runners.

Missunited is a disappointment

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 14:14
Missunited: Disappointing at Limerick Missunited could only finish last of three runners upon her return to action at Limerick as El Salvador claimed the Summer… via Emag.co.uk

Summer Twilight Nights Race 1m 4f 110y

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 13:40
Missunited could only finish last of three runners upon her return to action at Limerick as El Salvador claimed the Summer Twilight Nights Race for a second successive year.