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El Salvador poll to go into run-off

Monday, February 3rd 2014, 13:13

El Salvador's left-wing candidate Salvador Sanchez Ceren has a convincing lead in the presidential polls, which will go into a second round in March.
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El Salvador vote counting under way

Monday, February 3rd 2014, 2:12

El Salvador's left-wing FMLN presidential candidate Salvador Sanchez Ceren is leading the polls with more than 50% of votes counted.
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VIDEO: El Salvador votes for new president

Sunday, February 2nd 2014, 22:41

The people of El Salvador are voting in a presidential election.
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El Salvador's Flores 'tried to flee'

Wednesday, January 29th 2014, 11:24

El Salvador's ex-leader Francisco Flores tried to flee the country amid a probe into a misuse of funds, the current president Mauricio Funes alleges.
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VIDEO: Murder rate rising in El Salvador

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 7:09

The second anniversary of a gangland truce in El Salvador is approaching and the murder rate is rising again.
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Salvadoran ex-leader in funds probe

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 11:20
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

A Salvadoran congressional panel trying to trace $10m (£6m) paid by Taiwan hears from ex-leader Francisco Flores, who denies the money was for personal use.
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Salvadoran volcano prompts evacuation

Wednesday, January 1st 2014, 10:26
related places: Chaparrastique

People living on the slopes of the Salvadoran volcano Chaparrastique are being evacuated as it continues to spew gas following an eruption on Sunday.
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VIDEO: El Salvador volcano erupts spewing ash

Monday, December 30th 2013, 13:19

Thousands of people in eastern El Salvador are leaving their homes after a volcano erupted on Sunday morning.
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El Salvador volcano begins eruption

Sunday, December 29th 2013, 22:09
related places: Chaparrastique

Thousands of people in eastern El Salvador are leaving their homes as the Chaparrastique volcano spews hot ash and smoke into the air.
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Salvadoran police find grenade stash

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 10:35

A stash of of more than 200 anti-tank grenades is discovered by police at a carpenter's workshop in rural El Salvador after a tip-off by locals.
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Six strangled in Salvadoran prison

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 9:37
related places: San Salvador

Six Salvadoran inmates are killed in a prison north of San Salvador in what is believed to be case of gang score-settling.
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