Former guerrilla sworn in as El Salvador president
El Salvador
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El Salvador
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Former guerrilla sworn in as El Salvador president

AFP - June 1, 2014

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – Former guerrilla commander Salvador Sánchez Cerén was sworn in Sunday as president of El Salvador with the pressing tasks of dealing with…

Conservative in Salvadoran vote demands fresh polls as political divisions intensify
El Salvador
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El Salvador
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Conservative in Salvadoran vote demands fresh polls as political divisions intensify

AFP - March 11, 2014

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – The conservative candidate in El Salvador's tight presidential runoff, in which no winner has been declared, on Tuesday demanded a new vote…

Both candidates claim win in Salvadoran presidential runoff
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Business
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Both candidates claim win in Salvadoran presidential runoff

Carlos Mario Márquez | AFP - March 10, 2014

SAN SALVADOR – The parties of both candidates in El Salvador's surprisingly tight presidential runoff clash claimed victory late Sunday. Pre-election polls indicated that ex-guerrilla leader Salvador…

Ex-rebel commander favored in El Salvador runoff
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Ex-rebel commander favored in El Salvador runoff

AFP - March 7, 2014

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – An ex-guerrilla commander is favored to win an election runoff in El Salvador on Sunday against the capital city's mayor and inherit…

UPDATE: El Salvador ex-guerrilla in presidential vote runoff, narrowly misses victory
Crime
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Crime
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UPDATE: El Salvador ex-guerrilla in presidential vote runoff, narrowly misses victory

Carlos Mario Márquez | AFP - February 3, 2014

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – A former leftist guerrilla narrowly missed victory in El Salvador's presidency race Sunday, and will now face a runoff vote with a…

Tired of gangs and poverty, Salvadorans head to the polls Sunday to choose between the left and right
Crime
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Crime
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Tired of gangs and poverty, Salvadorans head to the polls Sunday to choose between the left and right

Carlos Mario Márquez | AFP - February 1, 2014

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – Overwhelmed by gang violence and economic inequality, Salvadorans will vote on Sunday in presidential elections marked by a heavy presence of security…

Leftist parties gaining ground as Costa Rica and El Salvador elections near
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Business
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Leftist parties gaining ground as Costa Rica and El Salvador elections near

María Isabel Sánchez | AFP - January 28, 2014

The rise of the left in Latin America could see reinforcement with a triumph by the Broad Front Party (FA) that would be historic in Costa Rica,…