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By Gustavo Palencia TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (Reuters) - Central American neighbors Honduras and El Salvador will on Tuesday formally bury a border squabble that dates back to a short but bloody 1969 conflict known as the Soccer War.
SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - Left-wing mayors in El Salvador joined Venezuela on Wednesday to create a joint venture that will provide the poor Central American nation with cheaper fuel, in counter to U.S.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (Reuters) - Central American governments could wipe out violent street gangs in two months by treating them like opponents in a war, El Salvador's police chief said on Tuesday.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A lethal algal bloom dubbed "Red Tide" by scientists caused a mysterious mass die-off of sea turtles on the Pacific shores of El Salvador, a U.S. conservation group said on Friday.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (Reuters) - The United States will allow around 300,000 Salvadoran, Honduran and Nicaraguan immigrants on temporary permits to stay in the country for one more year, U.S. officials said on Thursday. The U.S.
By Fernanda Ezabella SALVADOR, Brazil (Reuters) - U2 frontman Bono and British DJ Fatboy Slim are among the foreign celebrities joining Carnival festivities in Salvador, northeastern Brazil, one of the world's biggest street parties.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of mourners said farewell on Sunday to former communist guerrilla chief Schafik Handal, who died last week, in the country's biggest street gathering in over 25 years.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (Reuters) - More than 100 rare sea turtles have washed up dead on Pacific beaches in El Salvador this month, and scientists said on Monday they were struggling for an explanation.
LONDON (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Wilma is likely to become a full-blown hurricane soon as it gathers strength in the Caribbean and aims at Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, Cuba and south Florida, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday.
By Mario Linares TECPAN, Guatemala (Reuters) - Raging brown floodwater and banks of mud covered chunks of Central America and southern Mexico on Thursday after days of torrential rain and mudslides killed at least 162 across the region.
The Red-throated Caracara, (Ibycter americanus), is a species of bird of prey in the Falconidae family. It is the only member of its genus Ibycter. It is sometimes incorrectly placed in the Daptrius genus with the Black Caracara. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. The habitats of this social bird are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests...
The Blue-and-white Mockingbird (Melanotis hypoleucus), is a species of bird in the Mimidae family. It is found in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist mountain vegetation and heavily degraded former forest.
- One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.