Topic: El Salvador
Scientists are studying how exactly the giant, cylindrical Guatemala sinkhole was formed, and how to prevent more. Meanwhile, the US is joining relief efforts to help the thousands left homeless by Tropical Storm Agatha.
06/02/2010 01:35 pm
There are now 179 reported deaths in Guatemala from last weekend's Tropical Storm Agatha, along with a giant sinkhole in Guatemala City that has swallowed a clothing factory.
06/01/2010 04:23 pm
Flooding and landslides from tropical storm Agatha have killed more than 150 people throughout Central America in the past few days, and apparently caused a giant Guatemala City sinkhole.
06/01/2010 12:51 pm
Landslides caused by Tropical Storm Agatha buried dozens of rural Indian communities.
06/01/2010 11:16 am
Guatemala gangs have for years extorted bus drivers for protection money. In 2009 alone, 146 drivers and 60 drivers' assistants were murdered.
05/14/2010 05:14 pm
A United Nations-backed crime investigation team, the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala, roots out corrupt police and politicians in what could be a model for the region.
05/12/2010 05:00 pm
From Los Angeles to New York, Chicago to Houston, hundreds of thousands of protesters in dozens of cities are marching, chanting, and in some cases engaging in civil disobedience – mostly in opposition to Arizona’s tough new law aimed at stopping illegal immigration.
05/01/2010 05:36 pm
Singer Linda Ronstadt has joined a group filing a suit against the Arizona law on immigration. She is one of several entertainers who have voiced their opposition to the new state law.
04/30/2010 01:20 pm
The turmoil surrounding Honduras President Manuel Zelaya’s ouster has mostly died down. Now the Central American Parliament is debating if he or the interim president should fill Honduras’s seat on the regional body.
03/28/2010 12:24 pm
Travel alert places emphasis on a few hyper-violent cities and states near the Mexico border. It comes as many US college students and families are making travel plans for spring break.
02/23/2010 07:37 pm