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Advice to delay pregnancy due to Zika virus is naive, activists say

By Anastasia Moloney BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Women in El Salvador & Colombia are being cautioned to avoid pregnancy due to the potentially dangerous Zika virus, yet little access…

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Health officials probe tie between Zika, paralyzing syndrome

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Two Latin American countries are investigating whether outbreaks of the mosquito-borne Zika virus are behind a rise in a rare & sometimes life-threatening nerve condition…

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Cyle Larin has Canada's best chance in 0-0 draw with El Salvador at Gold Cup

CARSON, Calif. – Cyle Larin had the best chance to score in the first half yet couldn't capitalize as Canada tied El Salvador 0-0 in Group B play at the…

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Canadian Armed Forces ship involved in big cocaine bust off El Salvador

OTTAWA – The Canadian Armed Forces say one of their ships helped seize more than 600 kilograms of cocaine off El Salvador. The Forces say HMCS Whitehorse helped the U.S….

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Sorry: Wrong anthem greets El Salvador team before soccer game in Washington

WASHINGTON – Organizers of a soccer match in the U.S. capital apologized to El Salvador on Sunday for playing the wrong national anthem before an exhibition game against Argentina. Salvadoran…

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Bill O'Reilly's book publishers stand behind him despite questions about his reporting

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Book publishers for Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly say they stand behind his work despite questions that have been raised approximately his reporting. O'Reilly's series…

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El Salvador woman jailed over abortion pardoned by Congress

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) – El Salvador's Congress on Wednesday pardoned a woman accused of abortion & after sentenced to 30 years in prison for homicide in a landmark case that…

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Sexual violence rampant among El Salvador gangs

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — In a country terrorized by gangsters, it is left to the dead to break the silence on sexual violence. Rather, to the bodies of…

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Magnitude 7.4 offshore earthquake off El Salvador felt throughout Central America

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – A magnitude 7.4 underwater earthquake off the Pacific coast of El Salvador shook several Central American countries late Monday. There were no immediate reports of…

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El Salvador says nearly 30,000 infected with mosquito-borne chikungunya

By Nelson Renteria SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) – El Salvador has detected nearly 30,000 cases of the painful mosquito-borne viral disease chikungunya, & has undertaken measures to prevent the disease-carrying mosquitoes…

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