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Hundreds jailed for abortion in El Salvador
Abortion has been illegal under all circumstances since 1998 - even in cases of rape - with jail terms of 30 years.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2014 13:34 GMT
Searching for El Salvador's disappeared
Families of disappeared persons have little recourse in finding their loved ones as gang violence remains rampant.
Last updated: 13 Sep 2014 09:36 GMT
Vatican eyes sainthood for El Salvador priest
Archbishop Romero, known for his criticism of the ruling junta, was killed in 1980 while leading mass in San Salvador.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2014 13:23 GMT
El Salvador leader turns palace into museum
President Sanchez Ceren gives up official residence, turning into a museum and arts centre to reflect national identity.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2014 07:13 GMT
El Salvador confirms leftist presidential win
Country's electoral court rules that ex-rebel Sanchez Ceren won the tight election with 50.11 percent of ballots cast.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2014 07:01 GMT
El Salvador election too close to call
With 98 percent of votes tallied, ex-fighter and right-wing rival both declare victory in presidential election runoff.
Last updated: 10 Mar 2014 10:24 GMT
Ex-rebel poised to win El Salvador presidency
Polls indicate that left-leaning ex-guerrilla Sanchez Ceren is set for victory in runoff vote.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2014 07:47 GMT
El Salvador votes in shadow of gang violence
People concerned about weak economy and crime, as run-off poll looks all but certain for three leading candidates.
Last updated: 03 Feb 2014 07:35 GMT
El Salvador presidential polls under way
Voters head to polls to decide whether to keep the leftist party in power or return to conservative rule.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2014 23:11 GMT
Gang violence key issue in El Salvador vote
Salvadorians will elect a new president on Sunday, after a month where 31 bodies were found in 21 different locations.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2014 09:27 GMT
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