Quick news items

A few unrelated items from today's papers:

1. La Prensa Gráfica reports on the second Salvadoran soldier to die in Iraq. Carlos Armando Godoy Castro, of Apopa, died in a vehicle accident while serving with the Cuscatlán battalion in Iraq. El Salvador is the only country in Latin America providing troops to support the US effort in Iraq.

2. William Eliu Martinez, a former Salvadoran legislator was convicted in a US federal court on charges of drug-trafficking.

3. Most of the deaths Sunday night's floodwaters occurred when storm waters overturned a bus carrying 40 players and fans returning from a soccer match.