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Amid the quaint brick storefronts of Westminster's Main Street, Lily's Mexican Market sells Virgin of Guadalupe statues, sacks of dried beans and paddle-shaped cactus leaves. A mile away, the aisles of Las Palmeras grocery store are stocked with...
The Hartford CourantBarack Obama claims only that his legislative and foreign policy achievements in his first two years matched those of "any president — with the possible exceptions of Johnson, FDR and Lincoln" in "modern history." Some Obama enthusiasts are less...
MEXICO CITY — Adolfo Calero, a former Coca-Cola executive who led the largest anti-Sandinista Contra rebel force in 1980s Nicaragua and served as one of its most articulate lobbyists in Washington, has died. He was 80. Calero died Saturday night in...
SANTIAGO ATITLAN, Guatemala — Edna Sloan sat at a table open to the street and its vendors, quietly sipping a local beer. Purchase of a beer in this pretty-enough town on Lake Atitlan entitles free access to a bano certified clean by our guide,...
Owings Mills ophthalmologist Marc Honig and his son, Evan, could have simply donated some money to help the disadvantaged in Honduras. They could have collected some old eyeglasses, or solicited their colleagues and fellow students for help, or tried to...
Tags: India, Pikesville, Hospitals and Clinics, Health, Honduras
I'd never quite understood the fuss over tamales. I found them to be heavy lumps, like bad protein bars, strictly meant for filling empty bellies. But Juan Tamale has shown me the way, and now I'm a believer. Juan (or Juan Tamale, as he likes to be...
Tags: Mangos, Jack Cheese, Chile, Cheese
Except for the spout sticking up from its backbone, the reddish-brown clay dog bears a striking resemblance to the Chihauhau curled up in front of your fireplace. There's the whiplike tail that's been temporarily stilled, the ears cocked sleepily in...
Tags: Arts, Animals, Artists, Walters Art Museum, Arts and Culture
CNNIt's the end of the world as we know it, and I feel confused. Instead of a lone doomsday-sayer on a city street corner with a sandwich board, the news media and popular culture have taken to talking about the end being nigh. Especially with the 2012...
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...
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