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Op-Ed: Will the world have to kiss its favorite banana goodbye?

Guayaquil - For the last six decades, banana crops in Latin America have flourished after nearly being wiped out by a nasty disease. Now there are worries that a more virulent strain of the same disease may wipe out the world's favorite banana — the Cavendish.

Thousands rejoice as El Salvador's Romero beatified

Sansalvador - Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero, who was assassinated in 1980 and whose defense of the poor divided his nation and the Church, was beatified Saturday at a ceremony attended by vast crowds.

El Salvador's beatified Romero symbol of new Church

Sansalvador - Thirty-five years after he was gunned down while saying mass, controversial Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero will be beatified Saturday, held up by Pope Francis as a symbol of a Catholic Church dedicated to the poor.

As gang violence surges, El Salvador fears bloody war

Sansalvador - Clad in bullet-proof vests and balaclavas, elite squads of soldiers and police are preparing to wage a guerrilla-style war on El Salvador's gangs, trying to fight a surge in violence that experts warn may only intensify.

Salvadorans march in memory of slain martyr Romero

Sansalvador - Thousands of Salvadorans marched Tuesday in memory of slain archbishop Oscar Romero, who was assassinated 35 years ago during the country's civil war and will be beatified in May.

El Salvador archbishop Romero to be beatified in May

Sansalvador - Controversial Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero, a champion of the poor who was gunned down while celebrating mass in 1980, will be beatified on May 23, taking him one step from sainthood.

Mexican man arrested with cocaine inside his body

San Salvador - A Mexican man was arrested at El Salvador's main airport with liquid cocaine hidden in his digestive tract, news organizations reported.

Technical problems delay El Salvador vote results

Sansalvador - Technical problems have prevented election authorities from getting a tally in El Salvador's tightly contested congressional vote, officials said on Monday.

Blue Hole of Belize may explain demise of Mayan civilization

The mystery of the demise of the 3,000 year old Mayan civilization has baffled historians and archaeologists for decades. However, new research at the Blue Hole of Belize lends weight to the idea that catastrophic drought brought the empire to its knees.

While world focuses on Ebola, Chagas disease surges ahead

Bronx - While much of the world's attention has been focused on Ebola, another disease with equally devastating implications is surging. The CDC estimates that some 300,000 people throughout the U.S. may have Chagas disease, and many cases may remain undiagnosed.

UPDATE: Powerful earthquake rocks El Salvador, 1 confirmed dead

Chirilagua - The United States Geological Survey (USGS) is reporting that a powerful earthquake has struck the coastal area of El Salvador .

'Beware of gangs' pope tells Salvadoran youth

Soyapango - Pope Francis on Thursday warned adolescents in El Salvador to "beware of gangs" during a videoconference with youth in the violence-wracked country.

Yellowstone earthquake threat much larger than estimated

The threat of Yellowstone's earthquake is much larger than previously estimated. Recent seismic activity helped the U.S. Geological Survey Team reach this alarming discovery.

Shark finning in Costa Rica decimates world's sharks Special

Puntarenas - In Costa Rica, pirates are alive and well, but instead of searching for gold, they are finding ways around legal loopholes and killing thousands of sharks. They are doing this so that people in China can impress guests with a bowl of shark fin soup.

Op-Ed: Cloud computing deployment models and applications

Increasingly businesses of all sizes from different industries are adapting to the digital revolution the Internet has brought along with it.

New president of El Salvador is former rebel leader

San Salvador - Sanchez Ceren, 69, a former leader of the rebel Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front(FMLN) was sworn in as the president of El Salvador. He won the presidency in a close March runoff vote against his conservative opponent.

Former guerrilla sworn in as El Salvador president

San Salvador - Former guerrilla commander Salvador Sanchez Ceren was sworn in Sunday as president of El Salvador with the pressing tasks of dealing with violent gangs, a struggling economy and endemic poverty.

Arrest warrant issued for Salvadoran ex-president

San Salvador - A Salvadoran judge has issued an arrest warrant for former president Francisco Flores, who may have fled the country after being accused of misappropriating millions of dollars donated by Taiwan.

El Salvador says wanted ex-president fled country

San Salvador - El Salvador believes ex-president Francisco Flores fled the country, after being accused of misappropriating $5.3 million donated by Taiwan, authorities said Monday.

Salvadoran prosecutors seek arrest of ex-president

San Salvador - Prosecutors in El Salvador on Wednesday sought the arrest of former president Francisco Flores for the alleged misappropriation of $5.3 million donated by Taiwan.
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