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El Salvador ex-president under house arrest
Francisco Flores, accused of misappropriating $15m from Taiwan for quake relief efforts, had earlier handed himself in.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2014 06:47 GMT
Ex-rebel sworn in as El Salvador president
Salvador Sanchez Ceren, a former schoolteacher turned rebel commander, is sworn in to lead Central American nation.
Last updated: 02 Jun 2014 02:12 GMT
Analysis: El Salvador's post-poll challenges
Commentators say the main challenge for the new government is to reduce deep political divisions within the population.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2014 15:23 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
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
El Salvador elections: Putting women's rights on the agenda
Women's rights should become part of the citizens' security agenda.
Last updated: 31 Jan 2014 08:29 GMT
Ganging up on violence in Honduras
Although a recent truce between rival gangs in Honduras won't provide a panacea to the violence, it's a good first step.
Last updated: 08 Jun 2013 12:44 GMT
Dying woman denied abortion in El Salvador
Officials say that granting a life-saving termination of an unviable foetus would be first step towards legal abortion.
Last updated: 11 May 2013 13:19 GMT
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