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News: El Salvador

We have started to collect the most important news related to El Salvador in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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El Salvador: news

VIDEO: El Salvador's fireball tradition

Sunday, September 2nd 2012, 17:23
related places: Nejapa

Residents in the town of Nejapa in El Salvador have been commemorating a volcanic eruption in 1658 which destroyed the town, by hurling fireballs at each other.
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El Salvador gang truce 'working'

Wednesday, June 20th 2012, 14:41

Murders in El Salvador drop from an average of 14 a day to five, police figures show, as a street gang truce passes three months.
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New sex claim hits Secret Service

Friday, April 27th 2012, 2:40
related countries: United States United States

The US Secret Service is looking into allegations its employees paid for strippers and prostitutes in El Salvador ahead of a presidential visit.
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El Salvador's Arena party 'wins'

Tuesday, March 13th 2012, 2:01

El Salvador's opposition Arena party is on course for a general election win, according to officials, with almost all the votes counted.
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Mexico earthquake shakes region

Saturday, January 21st 2012, 20:08
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: San Salvador, Tuxtla Gutierrez

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake off the coast of southern Mexico is felt around the region, from regional capital Tuxtla Gutierrez to San Salvador.
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El Salvador recalls 1981 massacre

Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 9:28

El Salvador's President Mauricio Funes uses the 20th anniversary of peace accords to apologise for a 1981 massacre that left some 1,000 people dead.
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US Peace Corps cuts Honduras role

Thursday, December 22nd 2011, 9:57
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala, Honduras Honduras, United States United States

The US Peace Corps is to pull volunteers out of Honduras and review its role in El Salvador and Guatemala amid security concerns.
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Salvadorean apology for massacre

Sunday, December 11th 2011, 3:35

El Salvador's government apologises for a 1981 massacre in which more than 1,000 people were killed, nearly half of them children.
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El Salvador counts flood costs

Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 10:06

El Salvador counts cost of devastating floods
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US blacklists Belize and Salvador

Friday, September 16th 2011, 1:53
related countries: Belize Belize, Mexico Mexico, United States United States

The US blacklists Belize and El Salvador as major drug transit routes, in a sign of the growing power of Mexican cartels in Central America.
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