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At the Romero Beatification: Eyewitness to History (video)

by ROBERTO LOVATO May 29, 2015 El Now
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(SAN SALVADOR) The beatification celebration for Monsignor Oscar Arnulfo Romero is building up momentum, playing Sombrero Azul, the national anthem of the revolutionary left during the bloody barbaric civil war that laid the cultural, economic and political foundation for the current gang — government violence in this pueblo muy sufrido. They listen to the lyrics: […]

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The Pope’s beatification of Archbishop Romero slaps Tio Sam (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA May 27, 2015 Cartoons
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In Pittsburgh, PA writers from Venezuela, El Salvador are free (audio)

by Moctezuma Cortés March 9, 2015 Audio
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Leftist loonies like Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela don’t much like criticism or mockery (i.e., reality) so they throttle creative freedom. Israel Centeno, who fled the Venezuelan Bolivarian socialist paradise, is among the exiled writers who have found a safe place to live and write in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Latino USA’s Erika Beras brings us the writers’ […]

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NPR: Who are the refugee kids at the border? (audio, video)

by Comic Saenz July 30, 2014 Audio
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Researcher Elizabeth Kennedy interviewed a 12-year-old boy who returned to El Salvador barefoot; he had been robbed of everything he owned. “I asked him if he was going to try again,” says Kennedy, “and he just burst into tears and said, ‘What would you do if you were me? I haven’t seen my mom or […]

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El Niño Migrante: I’m escaping the nightmare of violence (toon)

by Cartoonistas July 30, 2014 Cartoons
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Toon via ElSalvador.com on the Twitter.

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A POCHO Public Service: Sh*t Salvadorans Say (video)

by Bronco del Camino July 22, 2013 Cultura
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With Salvadorans about to outnumber Cubans in America, it’s time to learn all we can about our new neighbors. From the land of pupusas comes this video which may help you get to know Salvadorans a little better. The Salvadoran world view runs from burros to putas to negros to picsa and, don’t forget, psh […]

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Fitter shoots first music video in El Salvador: ‘The Coconut Tree’

by La Chata June 22, 2012 Cultura
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Check out The Coconut Tree, the new reggae-toned psychedelic video from Los Angeles band Fitter, shot in El Salvador. Fitter is James Ramirez, drums; Wilfredo Mendez, vocals, guitar and congas; and Edgardo Velasquez, bass and timbales. One question for the band: How can you shoot a vid in El Salvador and not feature a single […]

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