Thousands rejoice as El Salvador`s archbishop Romero beatified
Thousands rejoice as El Salvador`s archbishop Romero beatified

Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero, who was assassinated in 1980 and whose defense of the poor divided his nation and the Church, was beatified Saturday at a ceremony attended by vast crowds.

Salvadoran `voice of voiceless` archbishop Romero to be beatified

Thousands gathered in San Salvador Saturday to celebrate the beatification of Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero, a divisive figure whose defense of the poor and repressed split both his nation and the Church.

Controversial Salvadoran archbishop to be beatified

Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero is set to be beatified Saturday, cementing his legacy among Catholics after decades of controversy over his defense of the poor and repressed, which divided both El Salvador and the Church.

Six WADA non-compliant countries risk Olympic ban
Six WADA non-compliant countries risk Olympic ban

Six countries could find themselves banned from the Olympics and other major sporting competitions, an impatient World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) warned on Wednesday after declaring the nations non-compliant.

Four arrested in protest against El Salvador abortion laws

Four activists were arrested Friday at El Salvador`s Embassy in Washington as they protested against prison sentences handed down to Salvadoran women for having allegedly undergone an abortion.

Four killed in El Salvador bus shoot-out

Four people were killed on Thursday in a shoot-out that erupted as gang members attempted to hold up a bus on a highway in eastern El Salvador, the police said.

Apology for wrong anthem for El Salvador before game in US

Organizers of a soccer match in the US capital apologized to El Salvador today for playing the wrong national anthem before an exhibition game against Argentina.

 Argentina manage without Lionel Messi in win over El Salvador
Argentina manage without Lionel Messi in win over El Salvador

Argentina rested superstar Lionel Messi but were still too powerful for El Salvador in a 2-0 friendly win over the Central American minnows at Fedex Field here Saturday.

Lionel Messi takes in Wizards clash with Indiana Pacers
Lionel Messi takes in Wizards clash with Indiana Pacers

Argentina and Barcelona star Lionel Messi took a break from football on Wednesday, joining Argentinian team-mates at the Washington Wizards` home NBA game against the Indiana Pacers.

Salvadorans march in memory of slain martyr Romero

 Thousands of Salvadorans marched Tuesday in memory of slain archbishop Oscar Romero, who was assassinated 35 years ago during the country`s civil war and will be beatified in May.

Gerardo Martino hits out at proximity of Champions League final with Copa America
Gerardo Martino hits out at proximity of Champions League final with Copa America

Argentina coach Gerardo Martino complained about the scheduling of the European Champions League final which could involve a number of his players five days before the Copa America kicks off in Chile. 

Carlos Tevez named in Argentina squad for friendlies
Carlos Tevez named in Argentina squad for friendlies

Argentina football coach Gerardo Martino has named Carlos Tevez in his squad for international friendlies in the United States later this month.

El Salvador votes in tight congressional poll

El Salvador voted Sunday in tightly contested congressional elections, with leftist President Salvador Sanchez Ceren seeking broader legislative support for his efforts to fight gang violence racking the country.

Barack Obama eyes $1 billion for Central America

President Barack Obama`s administration hopes to increase funding to Central America to $1 billion next year as part of a drive to boost relations with southern neighbors, bolster security and stem illegal immigration.

Magnitude 5.8 quake off coast shakes Guatemala, El Salvador

A strong tremor shook buildings in parts of El Salvador and Guatemala on Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of damages from authorities.

Salvadoran ex-president gets new house arrest in graft case

Salvadoran ex-president Francisco Flores, accused of embezzling USD 15 million donated by Taiwan while in office, was ordered back to house arrest Monday amid health woes.

James Rodriguez goal lifts Colombia over Canada
James Rodriguez goal lifts Colombia over Canada

James Rodriguez scored in the 74th minute to give Colombia a 1-0 victory over Canada on Tuesday in an international football friendly.

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes off El Salvador coast, one killed by electricity pole

A powerful earthquake measuring 7.4 on Richter scale struck the southern coast of El Salvador on late Monday, the US Geological Survey informed.

Radamel Falcao scores as Colombia beat El Salvador 3-0
Radamel Falcao scores as Colombia beat El Salvador 3-0

Radamel Falcao`s first international goal in nearly a year and a quickfire Carlos Bacca brace gave Colombia a 3-0 victory over El Salvador on Friday in a friendly in the US.

El Salvador quarantines two nuns as Ebola precaution

As a precaution against Ebola, El Salvador has quarantined two nuns who arrived in the country from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Health Minister Violeta Menjivar said Thursday.