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5 Best Places in NYC for Pupusas

The traditional Salvadoran dish known as a pupusa is a thick corn tortilla that comes stuffed with cheese, pork, beans, or other fillings. On top of that goes tomato salsa and a spoonful of curtido (cabbage slaw with vinegar and chiles). Below are our five favorite pupusa makers in the city.

02/18/2014

Yarelis Bonilla (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Sen. Menendez: Sister Will Get Visa To Help Sick Sibling Needing Transplant

Already weak from rounds of chemotherapy, young Yarellis Bonilla learned Friday that her big sister from El Salvador will soon arrive in the United States to try and save her life.

12/02/2011

Yarelis Bonilla (credit: CBS 2)

Visa Denied For Sister Of NJ Girl In Desperate Need Of Bone Marrow Transplant

An Elizabeth, N.J. girl is in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant. Her sister Giselles is the only available donor, she has been denied a travel visa to the United States.

11/28/2011

Elissa Montanti (Photo/60 Minutes)

S.I. Woman On Global Mission To Help 1 Child At A Time

Elissa Montanti has reached out to children in Bosnia, El Salvador, Sierra Leone, Iraq and Pakistan just to name a few.

03/25/2011