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Murdered Salvadoran Archbishop Óscar Romero canonised

Sunday, October 14th 2018, 10:24

Salvadoran cleric Óscar Romero, who spoke out against civil war atrocities, was killed in 1980.
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100 Women: Playing mother to El Salvador's gang children

Tuesday, July 31st 2018, 23:24

Gangs in El Salvador have found a new way to enslave women - by forcing them to raise other people's children.
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Dogs take part in El Salvador costume contest

Monday, July 31st 2017, 8:28

From pirates to pompoms, dogs and their owners show off some paw-some looks in El Salvador.
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Teenager jailed in El Salvador after toilet stillbirth

Friday, July 7th 2017, 12:35

Her lawyers said she had not known she was pregnant after being raped.
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El Salvador hippo Gustavito 'did not die from knife attack'

Saturday, March 4th 2017, 0:36

An examination at El Salvador zoo finds the animal died of bleeding from the lung, officials say.
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El Salvador's much-loved hippo Gustavito killed at zoo

Monday, February 27th 2017, 18:30

While murder has long lost the capacity to shock in El Salvador, Gustavito's death has hit a nerve.
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'No-one exploits us'

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 0:10

How a government initiative in El Salvador is helping women escape violent marriages by offering them support to set up their own businesses and achieve financial independence.
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Election 2016: Mariachi band for elderly couple's first-time vote

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 0:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: California, Norwalk

A couple born in El Salvador have voted for the first time as US citizens in Norwalk, California.
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El Salvador ex-President Saca arrested on fraud allegations

Sunday, October 30th 2016, 18:26

El Salvador's former President Elias Antonio Saca is arrested on charges of embezzling public funds.
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Abortion laws may be relaxed for rape cases in El Salvador

Wednesday, October 12th 2016, 10:00

Rape victims in El Salvador, where abortion laws are strict, may be allowed to abort under proposals put forward by the governing party.
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El Salvador judge reopens El Mozote massacre investigation

Saturday, October 1st 2016, 23:01

A judge in El Salvador reopens an investigation into the 1981 El Mozote massacre - considered one of the worst atrocities in the country's 12-year civil war.
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