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Staff writerThe Seattle Sounders have agreed on a contract with Costa Rican defender Leonardo Gonzalez. The team said Thursday that Gonzalez's signing will be finalized upon receipt of his work permit and international clearance paperwork. The 28-year-old...
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As soon as you place your order at Pita Pockets in Northridge, a cook slaps a soft round of dough onto the wall of a blazing tandoor-like oven. After a few moments, a bubbly disk of laffa, catacombed with air pockets and rich with yeasty char, is ready to...
Tags: China, Tomatoes, Garlic, Pies and Tarts, Culture
La PlazaWho killed the celebrated Salvadoran poet Roque Dalton? And should those accused of executing him be brought to justice now, or be granted unofficial clemency under President Mauricio Funes's "philosophy of change"?...
La PlazaA brazen attack against buses in San Salvador on June 20 left 16 people dead and resulted in more political discord for Funes. The country has one of the highest homicide rates in Latin America, and is terrorized by transnational gangs with roots in Los...
L.A. NOWFavorite hole-in-the-walls: Eater L.A. asked several of L.A.'s best chefs what their favorite hole-in-the-wall restaurants are: Some of LA's tastiest bites hail from random tiny, divey, ethnic abodes scattered all around (and outside of) town from...
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A Salvadoran's heartfelt thanks I am a native of El Salvador. My friends do not believe how beautiful the country is. I want to thank you for "Latin Revelation" [Oct. 7]. I could not have said it better and described El Pital as well as you did. --E....
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterTHE BEST WAY From LAX, nonstop service to San Salvador is offered on United, Taca and LACSA, and connecting service (change of planes) is offered on Continental and American. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $350. Car rentals from several major...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIn a makeshift laboratory equipped with little more than a battered chair and a cheap kitchen scale, inventor Rene Nuņez Suarez displays the contraption that has become his life's obsession. It's a stainless-steel cooker that uses about 95% less fuel...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSan Luis Talpa, El Salvador Southwest Airlines planned to begin flying planes to this small Central American nation this year -- but not with passengers aboard. The carrier wanted to outsource some of its maintenance to a Salvadoran repair shop called...
Times Staff WriterMANAGUA, NICARAGUA -- Central America has become a crucial way station in the billiondollar cocaine business, with traffickers shipping hundreds of tons northward from Colombia along the isthmus and increasingly infiltrating police and government...
Accountability on TV Re “Funny? Maybe until he’s interviewing you,” March 14 As funny as the confrontation between Jon Stewart of "The Daily Show" and Jim Cramer of "Mad Money" was -- and it was a killer -- the tragedy is that it...
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