El Salvador

    Some 2,000 people in El Salvador and Nicaragua were evacuated due to torrential rains. A strengthening low-pressure system could become the first named storm of the Pacific hurricane season this year, Reuters reports. The system was expected to develop into a tropical storm May 30, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center.

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    • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

      As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.