One of the first stops on Antonio James' tour of the gentrifying Casco Viejo district of Panama City is the spot where his brother was killed in a spray of bullets aimed at no one in particular.
Along Hugo Chavez Boulevard in what might pass for downtown Managua, there stands a curious mini-forest of gigantic fake trees. They are saffron in color, each a mass of abstract curlicues, and at night they glow.
He refused the bodyguards and armored cars when his life was threatened. He defied yet feared death, exhorting his followers to keep the faith while facing the utmost of hardship, up to the moment an assassin’s bullet killed him.
Hundreds of Salvadoran immigrants and social justice advocates are expected to participate in a special service and procession in Los Angeles on Saturday afternoon to celebrate the beatification of slain Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, taking him one step closer to sainthood.
Sometimes it seems that to find your way around today's Panama City, you must look up.
A troubled El Salvador will pause this weekend from the daily drumbeat of murder and mayhem to observe the elevation toward sainthood of one of the most cherished and controversial religious figures in the Americas, Archbishop Oscar Romero, slain by a right-wing death squad as he said Mass 35 years...
The U.S. and Cuba on Thursday head into a fourth round of talks aimed at renewing diplomatic ties after more than half a century of hostile estrangement and bolstered by the historic meeting of Presidents Obama and Raul Castro on the margins of the Summit of the Americas in Panama in April.
The Mexican government said Tuesday it “regrets” the decision of a Texas grand jury not to prosecute the police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Mexican immigrant earlier this year, and reiterated demands that the U.S. review the use of lethal force by its law enforcement personnel.