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  • El Salvador deems criminal gangs, including MS-13, 'terrorists'

    08/27/2015 11:45:55 PM PDT · by RC one · 5 replies
    UPI ^ | Aug. 27, 2015 at 2:01 PM | Andrew V. Pestano
    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- The Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court of El Salvador has ruled that criminal gangs within the country will be considered terrorist groups, including the MS-13 gang. El Salvador's most notorious gangs, Mara Salvatrucha, also known as MS-13, and Barrio 18, as well as any other criminal organizations that threaten or frighten the country's people are terrorists because of their "systematic attacks to life, security and personal integrity of the population," according to El Salvador's Constitutional Chamber. The chamber upheld and expanded El Salvador's 2006 Special Law Against Terrorist Acts on Monday...
  • Illegal Immigrant Who Killed Chandra Levy May Be Released

    07/14/2015 2:59:49 PM PDT · by detective · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 14, 2015 | William Bigalow
    Attorneys for Ingmar Guandique, an illegal immigrant from El Salvador who murdered Washington intern Chandra Levy in 2001, will likely ask for Guandique to be released from jail while he awaits a retrial of his 2010 conviction. A hearing is scheduled for Tuesday. Gunadique’s attorneys requested a new trial, asserting that evidence from a key witness against Guandique was false or misleading and claiming that a new trial would serve the “interests of justice.” In May, prosecutors agreed to a new trial despite the fact that they thought that Guandique’s conviction was justified. In June, a judge ruled that a...
  • Illegal Immigrant Sentenced For Impregnating 13-Yr Old Girl, Forcing Abortion

    06/10/2015 5:01:12 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 9 replies
    CBS Local ^ | 6/8/2015 | Staff
    A Dallas County jury has sentenced an illegal immigrant from El Salvador to 50-years in prison for an unspeakable crime. According to prosecutors 54-year old Mauricio Hernandez, a former Irving ISD custodian, sexually abused his teen stepdaughter, got her pregnant, then gave her pills forcing her to deliver a baby in a soccer park portable toilet in April 2013. Police said the then 13-year-old victim went to the hospital due to bleeding. Once there, she made an outcry statement about a sexual assault, being pregnant and giving birth to a baby. On Friday, Hernandez pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual assault...
  • Three El Salvadorean MS-13 gang members snatch 16-year-old in Long Island and rape her ..

    06/07/2015 5:48:40 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 31 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 6/6/15 | AP
    Three El Salvadorean MS-13 gang members snatch 16-year-old in Long Island and rape her on golf course Three teenage reputed members of the MS-13 street gang were ordered held without bail Friday on charges they forced a 16-year-old into a wooded area of a Long Island golf course, where two of them took turns raping her while the third stood as a lookout. "This is one of the most brutal, heinous crimes that I have seen in a long, long time," Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said at a news conference following the suspects' arraignments. "This poor young woman...
  • Gang violence fuels child marriage in Central America, researchers say (when civilization collapses)

    06/05/2015 10:22:42 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 16 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | June 05, 2015 | Anastasia Moloney
    BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rampant gang violence and drug turf wars in parts of Central America are fuelling child marriage as girls seek to marry or couple with gang members and older men as a form of protection, researchers say. Traditionally child marriage has been most prevalent among indigenous communities in rural areas across Central America. But humanitarian groups working in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, say anecdotal evidence gathered in the past five years shows drug-fueled gang violence and organized crime is driving more girls to get married in cities. "We are seeing and hearing that increasing numbers...
  • Prosecutor: 3 teenage MS-13 gang members (from El Salvador) charged with rape

    06/05/2015 9:02:06 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 30 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | June 05, 2015 | Frank Eltman
    RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Three teenage reputed members of the MS-13 street gang were ordered held without bail Friday on charges they forced a 16-year-old into a wooded area of a Long Island golf course, where two of them took turns raping her while the third stood as a lookout. "This is one of the most brutal, heinous crimes that I have seen in a long, long time," Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said at a news conference following the suspects' arraignments. "This poor young woman is so lucky that, quite frankly, that she is alive. These are vicious...
  • Minimum-wage hikes meet mixed reaction in San Francisco

    06/01/2015 8:02:10 AM PDT · by bob_denard · 6 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | MAY 30, 2015 | BY PETER HECHT
    On May 1, S.F. increased rate to $12.25 an hour Voters support move, but some business owners, workers are uneasy Sacramento will study raising pay wage above the $9 state rate SAN FRANCISCO In this diverse and densely packed city, known for high living costs and soaring rents, 77 percent of voters last year approved a series of pay hikes that will boost San Francisco’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2018. Yet there are tensions these days on Valencia Street in San Francisco’s multicultural Mission District over the minimum wage hike and what it means for businesses and...
  • Immigration agency: Single Hispanic females deserve asylum in U.S.

    04/23/2015 1:04:33 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 34 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 23, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    Being a single mother or witnessing a gang crime could be enough for Central American illegal immigrants to get on the path to asylum under guidance the Homeland Security Department issued last week, opening up new ways for the current surge of illegal immigrants to gain a legal foothold in the U.S. The guidance, a 27-page training document from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, says women who flee Central America because they fear being a single woman at the head of a household can be deemed to be part of a targeted social group, and can make a claim that...
  • Experts: Flying-illegals program gives Obama free rein (admits whoever he wants into the country')

    04/09/2015 8:46:50 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 19 replies
    WND ^ | March 9, 2015 | Jerome Corsi
    UNITED NATIONS – The Obama administration has begun implementing a program to fly to the United States at taxpayer expense unaccompanied minors from the Central American countries of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras if the “children” under 21 have a parent legally residing in the U.S. “Americans will be outraged to learn their tax dollars are being used to help illegal aliens here in the United States bring their illegal-alien children here as well,” Tom Fitton, president of Washington-based Judicial Watch told WND. “The Obama administration wants to prevent another surge of Central American unaccompanied minors coming across the...
  • Gov’t program would fly in Central American children to join parents in US (Great Video)

    04/04/2015 11:17:01 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 4, 2015 | Peter Doocy
    Great 2 minute Video: WH trying to bring more Central American immigrants to US? Images of unaccompanied children flooding across the U.S.-Mexico border defined the immigration crisis last summer. Now, the federal government is intervening so these children won’t have to make that trek -– they’ll get to fly into the U.S. instead. For free. A new State Department and Department of Homeland Security program seeks to stop the surge of immigrant children from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador at the southern border by giving their U.S.-based parents the option to apply to have their kids picked up and put...
  • Obama's Taking It to the Streets. The Coming Explosion in Murder and Other Violent Crime.

    04/01/2015 6:32:14 PM PDT · by concernedcitizen76 · 47 replies
    OSACStats | April 1, 2015 | Not John Milton
    Obama has declared a ceaseless war on the citizens of the United States. Obama is facilitating, cheerleading, and dispersing tides of illegals--from the most violent, crime-ridden countries in the world--into American towns and cities from sea to sea. These are excerpts from official reports of the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) of the U.S. Department of State: El Salvador 2013 Crime and Safety Report El Salvador (population 6.3 million) is rated “Critical” for crime by the U.S. Department of State. \ El Salvador is considered one of the most violent countries in the world.The criminal threat in El Salvador...
  • DHS Launches “Family Reunification,” Refugee Program for Central Americans (Outrageous)

    04/01/2015 11:28:51 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | April 1, 2015
    To facilitate the often treacherous process of entering the United States illegally through the southern border, the Obama administration is offering free transportation from three Central American countries and a special refugee/parole program with “resettlement assistance” and permanent residency. Under the new initiative the administration has rebranded the official name it originally assigned to the droves of illegal immigrant minors who continue sneaking into the U.S. They’re no longer known as Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC), a term that evidently was offensive and not politically correct enough for the powerful open borders movement. The new arrivals will be officially known as...
  • Communists Thank SEIU for Help in Releasing Cuban Mass Murderer

    02/19/2015 1:52:11 PM PST · by george76 · 8 replies
    Breitbart News Network ^ | 19 Feb 2015 | Spyridon Mitsotakis
    Gerardo Hernandez, a spy for Communist Cuba and the man responsible for the murder of four humanitarian workers (three of whom were American citizens) over international waters, was freed from prison last year by the Obama administration, due in part to the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). This was revealed at a February 6, 2015, celebration of Hernandez’s release, along with two of his fellow Cuban agents (collectively known as the “Cuban 5.. At the beginning of the event, an IPS official thanked all who who took part in the 17-year campaign and singled out a number of organizations that...
  • Mexican President Offers Obama Help With Executive Amnesty

    01/07/2015 4:35:36 PM PST · by raptor22 · 38 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | January 7, 2014 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Hypocrisy: Mexico's president tells ours that his country will supply any documents needed for illegal aliens to qualify under Barack Obama's executive amnesty. At the same time, Mexico deports more illegals than we do. In an Oval Office meeting with President Obama on Tuesday, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said that his administration "is ready to give (support) to the Mexican population living in the United States so that they can show the documentation that is necessary to prove that they have been in the United States prior to 2010" to meet the five-year requirement of Obama's amnesty plan and...
  • Obama opens door for Central American children to legally come to U.S. (Another 0bama lie)

    11/16/2014 6:44:14 PM PST · by jazusamo · 15 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 16, 2014 | Stephen Dinan
    Republicans decry ‘border sabotage’ ahead of expected illegal immigration executive actionThe Obama administration quietly announced a program late last week to create a legal channel for thousands of Central American children to come to the U.S., a move designed to prevent a repeat of this summer’s illegal immigrant surge but which Republicans said amounted to “border sabotage.” Coupled with President Obama’s expected action in the next few weeks granting tentative legal status to illegal immigrants already in the U.S., the policy could open the door to illegal immigrants from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala petitioning to have their children still...
  • Obama State Dep't. Creates New Program to Import Children from Latin America

    11/14/2014 9:10:47 AM PST · by jazusamo · 37 replies
    CNSNews ^ | November 14, 2014 | Brittany M. Hughes
    (CNSNews.com) - The Obama administration announced on Friday a plan to create a new refugee/parole program for children in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras whose parents are legal residents of the United States. “This program will allow certain parents who are lawfully present in the United States to request access to the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program for their children still in one of these three countries,” the State Department said in a news release. The department added that “[c]hildren who are found ineligible for refugee admission but still at risk of harm may be considered for parole on a case-by-case...
  • Criminal Illegal Alien Arrested, Faces Deportation

    11/08/2014 5:49:43 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 17 replies
    750 KXL - Radio News ^ | November 7, 2014 | by Jeremy Scott
    OREGON CITY, Ore. — Twice illegally entering the United States, once deported, a man from El Salvador finds himself in a familiar spot of facing deportation. Aguirre pleaded guilty to driving under the influence in August and agreed to enter a diversion program. His blood-alcohol level was .12. He’s been living at the Augustana Lutheran Church in Northeast Portland since September after Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents showed up at his house in Fairview to arrest him. Aguirre has a criminal past in Oregon dating back to 1999 when he was convicted of selling drugs to undercover police officers in...
  • US President Bush Blocks Embassy Move to Jerusalem

    06/17/2004 4:45:31 PM PDT · by SJackson · 127 replies · 809+ views
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 6-17-04
    US President Bush has, once again, suspended the relocation of the American embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Israel's capital, Jerusalem. Bush did this by asserting that US national security will be harmed if he implements the US law requiring the move. Bush’s refusal to take concrete measures recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has caused some to question the US President’s reputation as a ‘friend of Israel’. Congress overwhelmingly approved the Jerusalem Embassy Relocation Act in 1995, mandating that the US Embassy be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by May 1999 and that the US recognize Jerusalem as...
  • Latest Ebola in El Salvador today October 17, 2014

    10/18/2014 7:32:21 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 12 replies
    StarMedia (Google Translate) ^ | October 17, 2014 | By: Candy Gomez
    ... El Salvador launched a security protocol at airports, borders and ports and prepares to meet possible hospital acquired cases and 350 costumes for use biosecurity health personnel. The health authorities have reiterated that all persons entering the country and originating from that area of Africa where there have been cases of Ebola, assigned the security protocol will be quarantined. Representatives of Central America, Dominican Republic and the Pan American Health Organization began Friday a day of two days of meetings to discuss strategic combat diseases such as Chikungunya and Ebola.
  • Attkisson: polio-like illness id'ed with illegal aliens

    10/08/2014 8:00:44 PM PDT · by Prospero · 68 replies
    Sharyl Attkisson ^ | 10/4/2014 | Sharyl Attkisson
    (Attkisson site now possibly subject to DOS attack.) Earlier thread RE: Drudge, directs to intense traffic jam. At least five children infected with the respiratory illness known enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) have died in the U.S. in the past month. The latest confirmed victim was a four-year-old New Jersey boy, Eli Waller. He died at home on September 25. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) confirmed the cause of death Friday night. But health officials say they have no idea how he contracted the virus. A health official says Eli was “asymptomatic and fine” when he went to bed but died...
  • El Salvador quarantines 2 nuns as Ebola precaution

    10/03/2014 2:33:06 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 1 replies
    Tico Times ^ | October 2, 2014
    SAN SALVADOR – As a precaution against Ebola, El Salvador has quarantined two nuns who arrived in the country from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Health Minister Violeta Menjivar said Thursday. She said the nuns, who arrived on Monday at the international airport serving San Salvador, “are healthy but we’ve put them in quarantine, just as we have two Salvadoran soldiers.” The soldiers were put in isolation on their return in August from Liberia, one of the west African countries most affected by an Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 3,300 people. In the DRC, a separate outbreak of...
  • Texas town opens its heart to ‘child refugees’

    08/10/2014 1:56:33 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 31 replies
    Canada.com ^ | August 10, 2014, | William Marsden
    MCALLEN, Texas – The rest of America may fear what comes over the invisible line that separates Mexico and the United States. But not the people of McAllen. For them, the border that follows the Rio Grande is their heritage and their lifeline. The comings and goings of people and goods are what makes McAllen tick. It’s what nourishes this city of 134,719.
  • Resurgent Communism in Latin America (Drug Cartels)

    08/02/2014 5:42:40 AM PDT · by mgist · 9 replies
    The New American ^ | 3/2010 | Written by Alex Newman
    In light of the recent "Child" immigration show brought on by Obama, it is interesting to look at what has been happening in Latin America under Obama's watch. El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras are over their heads with gangs and cartels in the drug trafficking trade that Obama helped install --------------------------------- 2010-Resurgent Communism in Latin America Many Cuban refugees risked everything to escape the murderous regime of Fidel Castro. Oftentimes they made treacherous voyages aboard rickety rafts, hoping only to reach the free shores of Florida with their lives. Many died along the way. But communist rule was vicious and...
  • Hillary Clinton: Let Hondurans, Guatemalans, El Salvadorans Apply for Asylum from Home

    07/27/2014 5:03:45 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 27 Jul 2014 | Tony Lee
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said she wanted more Central American citizens to apply for asylum to live in the United States from their home countries. The Obama administration is reportedly considering setting up a satellite facility in Honduras to allow people to apply for asylum without coming to the United States, but Clinton said Guatemalans and El Salvadorans should have asylum facilities in their nations as well. In an interview with Jorge Ramos on Fusion, Clinton said that she wanted facilities "over there" to "screen kids... before they get in the hands of coyotes, or they get on...
  • Child Border Surge Includes Mara Salvatrucha Ganga Elements

    07/09/2014 5:04:53 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 20 replies
    Investors.com ^ | July 9, 2014 | IBD Editorial
    Immigration: Border Patrol sources say some of the thousands of "children" flowing across the Texas frontier are Mara Salvatrucha's gangster enforcers. It figures: No one benefits more from Obama's open-door policies. At the Murrieta town hall meeting last week, hundreds of illegals in Mexican soccer jerseys protesting the town's refusal to take busloads of illegal immigrants had an odd man among them, wearing a suit with a sign around his neck saying he was an illegal. "I asked him why he didn't have papers and he said he didn't need them because he brought people across without papers. He was...
  • Immigrant advocates hopeful about Utah mother's delayed deportation order

    07/06/2014 5:11:07 AM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 1 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 05, 2014 | Associated Press
    SALT LAKE CITY – Activists are pointing to the delayed deportation of a Utah mother and her children as the kind of compassion they hope President Barack Obama will pursue in the wake of his announcement that he'll act on his own to address immigration problems. Garland resident Ana Cañenquez and four of her seven children were originally ordered to leave the United States and return to El Salvador by March 21. That date was pushed back, and now there's no specific deadline for them to leave. The extra time allows her to save money to afford a home back...
  • Salvadoran Ambassador: US Must Respect 'Universal Rights' of Illegal Minors

    06/20/2014 1:52:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | June 20, 2014 | Caroline May
    The United States must respect the “universal rights” of the tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors illegally entering the country, according to the Salvadoran ambassador to the United States. “We understand the concern of the U.S. government about the issue of immigration. We are aware that the phenomenon is not a stranger to electoral considerations; however, we must not ignore the fact that children detained at the border have universal rights that should be given priority over the interests of an expedient solution,” Rubén Zamora, the ambassador of El Salvador to the United States, wrote in a Miami Herald op-ed...
  • CBP fires back at immigrant children abuse allegations

    06/15/2014 6:42:19 AM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 25 replies
    KGUN ^ | Jun 14, 2014 | Christina Myers
    TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Under allegations that illegal immigrant children are being mistreated at border patrol facilities Customs and Border Patrol is firing back. In a release sent to 9 On Your Side Friday CBP said they are "Ensuring nutritional and hygienic needs are met; that children are provided meals regularly and have access to drinks and snacks throughout the day; that facilities include toilets; that they receive constant agent supervision; that children who exhibit signs of illness or disease are given proper medical care.” The statement added, “Mistreatment or misconduct is not tolerated.." A representative with the El Salvadorian consulate,...
  • LAWLESS: Eric Holder Now Funding Attorneys to Help Illegal Aliens Avoid Deportation

    06/06/2014 3:31:12 PM PDT · by montag813 · 11 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 06-06-2014 | Brian Hayes
    Above: Dozens of the 47,000 illegal alien "children" who have crossed the border since January, fill a Laredo, TX holding facility on Thursday.- by Brian Hayes | Top Right NewsYes, that headline is real. You have not gone insane, although we wouldn't be surprised if you did, given the utter lawlessness of this administration. Texas is being overrun by illegal aliens at the highest rates in U.S. history. More than 47,000 unaccompanied minors have been caught in the first five months of this year, a 92% increase over the same time period in 2013 . Obama is also dumping thousands...
  • Former Salvadoran gang member says he’s living right and deserves U.S. protection

    05/18/2014 5:44:25 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 9 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | May 18, 2014 | Pamela Constable
    Today, at 34, Martinez is once again a prisoner, this time in federal immigration custody at the Howard County Detention Center. The government is seeking to deport him, but he has mounted a controversial defense that is being closely watched by human rights experts and lawmakers as his case plays out in the federal courts. Technically, Martinez is only being held because he is an illegal immigrant; after a decade of living and working quietly in Maryland, he was stopped by police in 2011 for making an illegal left turn and then arrested. But as a repentant former gang member...
  • 18 countries ratify UN Arms Trade Treaty

    04/02/2014 11:02:44 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr. 2, 2014 1:47 PM EDT | Edith M. Lederer
    Eighteen countries, including five of the world’s leading arms exporters, ratified a landmark treaty regulating the multibillion-dollar global arms trade on Wednesday, giving a significant boost to the campaign for the treaty’s entry into force. […] Five of the world’s top 10 arms exporters—Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Spain—turned in their ratification documents at the ceremony. The other 13 were Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Malta, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia. Among the hold-outs is the United States, the world’s largest weapons exporter. The Obama administration has signed the treaty but there is strong resistance in...
  • Communist Guerrilla Leader ‘Wins’ El Salvador Elections

    03/22/2014 10:21:17 AM PDT · by Dqban22 · 10 replies
    frontpage magazine ^ | 3/21/2014 | Humberto Fontova
    Communist Guerrilla Leader ‘Wins’ El Salvador Elections Posted By Humberto Fontova On March 21, 2014 In Daily Mailer,FrontPage A former Communist guerrilla commander linked to various butcheries during El Salvador’s savage civil war in the 1980s won that nation’s Presidential elections this week by a squeaker. Nowadays this former FMLF (Faribundo Marti Liberation Front) commander is accused of partnering with murderous Salvadoran drug-smuggling and human-trafficking gangs that operate in 40 U.S. cities, have been declared “international criminal organizations” by the U.S. Treasury department, and have had members convicted of multiple murders, rapes and tortures within sight of the U.S. capitol....
  • America’s Most Brutal Gang Could Be Big Winner In El Salvador’s Presidential Election

    03/10/2014 11:30:21 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Fox News Latino ^ | March 07, 2014 | Bryan Llenas
    On its surface, the presidential election in El Salvador on Sunday shouldn’t matter to the average American. But this is no ordinary election. Experts say an expected win by the current ruling party, the FMLN, will turn El Salvador into a haven for gangs and narco-traffickers with dire consequences for the United States. Stunning recent evidence and leaked government documents suggest the country’s current President and ruling party for years have been secretly backed by the MS-13 gang, which is considered by many as America’s most brutal enterprise because of its reputation for using machetes to hack people to death....
  • Globalists and Gangs Back Marxist Mass-murderer in El Salvador

    03/08/2014 12:38:28 PM PST · by VitacoreVision · 4 replies
    The New American ^ | 07 March 2014 | Alex Newman
    Globalists and Gangs Back Marxist Mass-murderer in El Salvador 07 March 2014 "Former" communist-terrorist "commander" Salvador Sánchez Cerén of the Obama administration-subsidized FMLN appears set to win the presidency in El Salvador's upcoming runoff election this weekend.
  • Flawed History @ MLA

    01/15/2014 1:04:43 PM PST · by Academiadotorg · 2 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | January 15, 2014 | Spencer Irvine
    Perhaps one of the unfortunate byproducts of the lumping together of English and History under the rubric “Humanities” is that English professors start to think of themselves as historians. When they try to be, they prove that they are not. At the Modern Language Association’s annual meeting in Chicago, Katharina Motyl from Germany’s Free University claimed that women and children were also at Abu Ghraib as inmates. Excusing Abu Ghraib’s infamy “would give a lie to the Bush administration” that these Middle Eastern wars were to free both women and children from repressive regimes, she argued. Abu Ghraib has long...
  • Thousands in El Salvador Flee Erupting Chaparrastique Volcano

    12/29/2013 7:47:02 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    bbc ^ | 29 December 2013
    Thousands of people in eastern El Salvador are leaving their homes after a volcano erupted on Sunday morning. Residents in the coffee-producing region said they had heard a powerful explosion before the Chaparrastique volcano began spewing hot ash and smoke into the air. No one has been hurt, say the authorities. Anyone living in a 3km (2 mile) radius will be evacuated.
  • Driver indicted after illegal immigrant died in Oklahoma wreck

    12/16/2013 5:30:51 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 10 replies
    NewsOK ^ | December 15, 2013 | Nolan Clay
    PERRY — For the 1,500-mile ride from Houston to Los Angeles last October, the 12 illegal immigrants had been crammed into a 2004 black Suburban with their driver and another man.Some sat in the very back, where there were no seats. One later acknowledged he paid $400 for his spot. Their trip ended not in sunny California but in northern Oklahoma when the driver fell asleep on Interstate 35 the morning of Oct. 21. The Suburban rolled over one-and-a-half times inside the median and ended up on its top about a mile south of Perry, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported....
  • Obama's Push For Foreign Direct Investment (US Lowest Behind Mexico, Venezuela)

    10/27/2013 11:19:46 AM PDT · by whitedog57 · 7 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 10/27/2013 | Anthony B. Sanders
    President Obama and his senior cabinet officials are mounting a big push to bolster foreign direct investment in the US – amid evidence that America is falling behind other countries in the race for global capital. The evidence? How about the USA being near the bottom in the Americas with Chile leading and the USA down at the bottom with Mexico, El Salvador and Venezuela. Even Paraguay has a higher FDI as a percentage of GDP! fdiamericas “On the heels of the manufactured crises in Washington, it’s time for folks to come together and focus on doing everything we can...
  • El Salvador: Where women may be jailed for miscarrying

    10/18/2013 2:45:59 AM PDT · by the scotsman · 17 replies
    BBC News ^ | 18th October 2013 | Nina Lakhani
    'El Salvador has one of the toughest anti-abortion laws in the world. A side-effect is that women who suffer miscarriages are sometimes suspected of inducing an abortion - and can even be jailed for murder.'
  • Violent El Salvador 'drug-dealing gang member' discovered running a children's

    05/05/2013 3:46:08 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 10 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5 May 2013 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Violent El Salvador 'drug-dealing gang member' discovered running a children's party and pony rental business in Florida A suspected member of a violent street gang who has been arrested in Florida has been running a children's party business, authorities said. Dilbert Coreas, from El Salvador, was arrested in Florida after he allegedly re-entered the U.S. following his deportation in 2012. He had been charged with cocaine possession in 2009. Police from Palm Beach County's gang unit were tracking Coreas after seeing pictures of him on social media sites which suggested that he was linked to a transnational criminal organization known...
  • El Salvador man wanted in rape of Arlington girl (immigration reform...NOW /s)

    04/24/2013 5:23:59 PM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/24/2013 | Scott McCabe
    U.S. Marshals are looking for a man charged in the rape of a pre-teen girl, and they are asking the public to help find him. Arlington County police said that on April 6, 20-year-old Douglas Guillen-Vargas was left in charge of the victim and other children while their parents went to church. Guillen-Vargas took the 12-year-old into the bathroom and sexually assaulted her, police said. When the parents returned home, the girl told them what had happened. Guillen-Vargas has not been seen or heard from since, authorities said. Police issued an arrest warrant for Guillen-Vargas charging him with rape, and...
  • [South Texas:]Medical Plaza at the Center of Smuggling Corridor

    04/09/2013 3:40:46 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 1 replies
    KRGV ^ | 04/08/2013
    HIDALGO COUNTY - Border Patrol agents on Monday arrested several immigrants at a busy medical center in Penitas. Those who work at the center say the area has become a human-smuggling corridor. Workers at Saenz Medical Center said they see immigrants darting behind cars and hiding in the dumpster. "We started hearing the helicopters, and when we hear that we know that something is going on," Mary Segura said. She works at the medical plaza. She witnessed Monday's arrests. "A little boy was running across the parking lot here, jumping on top of a car. I guess he was so...
  • [South Texas:]Brownsville smugglers caught with immigrants from four nations

    04/09/2013 1:35:20 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 5 replies
    KGBT ^ | 04/09/2013 | Brownsville smugglers caught with immigrants from four nations
    Two men are facing criminal charges after Border Patrol agents allegedly caught them with 13 illegal immigrants from four different countries cramped into a mini-van. U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested Cesar Humberto Gonzalez and Francisco Javier Infante-Mata on human smuggling charges on Saturday. Court records revealed that Gonzalez was behind the wheel of a mini-van loaded with more than a dozen people off Military Highway and Gonzalez Road. Border Patrol agents pulled over the mini-van and found 13 illegal immigrants from Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras inside. Records show that Infante-Mata was also inside the van and is accused...
  • [South Texas:]Illegal Immigrant Bailout on Hwy 286

    04/08/2013 9:59:13 AM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 7 replies
    KRIS ^ | April 8, 2013
    CORPUS CHRISTI - There are often stories on human smuggling attempts that, many times, end in injury or death for the immigrants. It's not often, though, that you hear from the immigrants themselves. A 47-year-old man from El Salvador was just one of 12 illegal immigrants police captured Saturday night trying to make it in the U.S. In Spanish he told Six News everyone is trying to leave his country. Saturday night a Nueces County Deputy tried to pull over a four-by-four after he caught it swerving in the road. When the truck stopped, illegal immigrants bailed out and scattered....
  • How Obama Turned America into Venezuela

    03/09/2013 1:42:29 PM PST · by RetiredArmy · 26 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | March 7, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    How Obama Turned America into Venezuela Hugo Chavez's death was met with tributes from Iran, Bolivia, China and El Salvador. The Western left did not waste much time adding their withered roses to El Comandante's coffin. George Galloway called him another Spartacus. Jimmy Carter described him as a leader who fought for the "neglected and trampled." Michael Moore praised him for declaring that the oil belongs to the people. Whether or not the oil belongs to the people is a matter of some debate considering how much of it ended up in Chavez's pocket. Chavez died with an estimated net...
  • 2 immigrants report rapes by South Texas smugglers

    01/18/2013 2:23:59 PM PST · by SwinneySwitch · 9 replies
    mySA.com ^ | January 18, 2013
    <p>MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says two Central American women have reported being raped by human smugglers in two separate incidents in South Texas.</p> <p>A Border Patrol statement Friday says a Honduran woman apprehended Tuesday in the brush by agents from the Kingsville station said she was raped Jan. 6 by three men at a stash house near Hidalgo. She was taken to a Kingsville hospital for evaluation.</p>
  • Feds: Immigrants were paddled at stash house; alleged captors charged(South Texas illegals)

    01/15/2013 8:04:25 AM PST · by SwinneySwitch · 11 replies
    The Monitor ^ | January 14, 2013 | Ildefonso Ortiz
    McALLEN — Federal authorities arrested three men accused of holding 51 undocumented immigrants, threatening them with a handgun and a machete as well as paddling them to keep them in line. The arrests came after a Guatemalan immigrant managed to escape the house and alert authorities. On Friday afternoon, agents with U.S. Border Patrol and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations division went to a house in the 6600 block of North Bentsen Road, where they arrested 51 undocumented immigrants and three men who, in addition to being immigrants from El Salvador, were in charge of holding them...
  • The Sad End of the Priestly Ministry of Mr. Roy Bourgeois

    11/19/2012 8:10:38 PM PST · by marshmallow · 7 replies
    Catholic Online ^ | 11/20/12 | Deacon Keith Fournier
    Disobedience and preaching against the teaching of the Catholic Church about women's ordination led to his excommunication, dismissal and laicization. Then Fr. Bourgeois engaged in an obstinate crusade which involved public and direct defiance of the Holy See and a repudiation of the unbroken teaching of the Magisterium of the Catholic Church concerning sacred ordination. MARYKNOLL, N.Y. (Catholic Online) - The short Press Release from the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers confirmed some sad news on Monday, November 19, 2012. The priestly ministry of Roy Bourgeois has come to an end: ***** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe Congregation For The Doctrine Of The...
  • Missing 12-Year-Old Girl Last Seen in Brooks County

    08/24/2012 5:30:44 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 16 replies
    KRISTV ^ | Aug 24, 2012 | Rachel Cole
    BROOKS COUNTY -- A search is underway for a 12-year-old El Salvadorian girl has been missing for 17 days. Officials said the girl is an illegal immigrant who was traveling with a group of other immigrants that left her behind in Brooks County. Kimberly Orellana was last seen near the Falfurrias checkpoint on August 8th. Kimberly was traveling with a group of immigrants who were smuggled into the United States and dropped off in Mcallen. Immigrant activist Livio Danna said the group was heading to Houston but left her behind after she couldn't walk anymore. Now, Danna is doing whatever...
  • NCLR Official With Ties To Spy Confirmed As U.S. Ambassador (former La Raza board member)

    06/19/2012 3:08:37 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 11 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | June 19, 2012
    After years of bulldozing, President Obama finally got Senate confirmation for a scandal-plagued diplomat forced out of a U.S. ambassadorship for her close ties to a terrorist-sponsoring foreign government. That means a leftist open borders activist (Mari Carmen Aponte) with a controversial past officially represents the administration abroad. In a 62-37 vote last week, the U.S. Senate approved the confirmation of Aponte, a former board member of the National Council of la Raza (NCLR) and Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund (PRLDEF), as the U.S. ambassador to El Salvador. Obama originally nominated Aponte in December 2009 and made her...