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L.A. NOWCentral Americans who have pushed for years to call the Pico-Union area “Historic Central America Town” have yet to earn the title, but they will soon gain recognition along one intersection of the neighborhood....
World NowRemittances, Central America, Dominican Republic, World Bank: Immigrants from Central America and the Dominican Republic can go online to compare the cost of sending money from the United States to relatives back home....
World NowGuatemalan President Otto Perez said he'd consider drug legalization as an answer to his country's violence....
"As I took a photo, a mom came over and suggested I stow the camera . . . I suddenly realized I was in a bad neighborhood." Europe is my passion and the focus of my work, but Central America long has held a fascination for me. I took my first trip to the...
Virginia M. Fields, a leading scholar of early Mesoamerican art and archaeology who joined the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's curatorial staff in 1989 and devoted 22 years to making the museum a vital center of Latin American culture — partly by...
Show TrackerThe new documentary "Gang Warfare USA" shows how U.S. deportation policies may be helping the violent MS-13 gang to flourish both in El Salvador and the U.S....
World NowElections in Guatemala and Nicaragua: Voters on Sunday were choosing presidents in Guatemala and Nicaragua, two Central American countries where democracy has been dramatically weakened by violence and political abuse....
Babylon & BeyondThe Palestinian Authority is doubling its efforts to get as many countries to recognize it before September, when it plans to officially ask the United Nations for recognition and membership. Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad Malki said on...
Los Angeles TimesRevolution The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War Deb Olin Unferth Henry Holt: 212 pp., $24 In the 1980s, Central America was astir with civil unrest, in Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua. While nation-states and their proxies intervened...
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email@example.comA trip to Honduras reminded 16-year-old Andrew Jacob Atwell to be more appreciative of his "stuff." In January, Andrew — or AJ, as his family calls him — went on an 11-day missionary trip to El Progresso, Honduras, to help build a home for...
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