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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

El Salvador gangs warn over truce

Sunday, May 19th 2013, 0:16

The leaders of the main gangs in El Salvador vow to maintain a 14-month-long truce, but say political changes threaten the peace.
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VIDEO: The most dangerous place to be a woman

Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 18:48

El Salvador is a country long blighted by violence, and the abuse of women is a particular problem - but now women are starting to speak out against their treatment.
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El Salvador killing probe ordered

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 10:13
related countries: United States United States

El Salvador should investigate a civil war-era massacre that left some 1,000 people dead and bring those responsible to justice, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights rules.
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Can El Salvador's gang truce last?

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 0:34

Meet the gang chiefs trying to halt El Salvador's killings
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US targets El Salvador gang cash

Friday, October 12th 2012, 10:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Los Angeles

The US names the violent MS-13 gang, established by Salvadorean immigrants in Los Angeles in the 1980s, as a transnational criminal organisation.
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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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