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From ‘America’s Mayor’ to international security guru: Rudy Giuliani sends experts to El Salvador
Business
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Business
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From ‘America’s Mayor’ to international security guru: Rudy Giuliani sends experts to El Salvador

George Rodríguez - January 26, 2015

Rudolph “Rudy” Giuliani, the former New York City mayor (1994-2001) credited with dramatically reducing crime in the Big Apple, is about to take on a major challenge:…

Court revokes house arrest for former president of El Salvador, orders him to prison pending trial
Crime
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Crime
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Court revokes house arrest for former president of El Salvador, orders him to prison pending trial

AFP - September 19, 2014

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – A high court in San Salvador on Thursday revoked a house arrest ordered for former President Francisco Flores, and ruled that he should…

After 7 months on the run, El Salvador’s ex-President Flores turns himself in
Crime
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Crime
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After 7 months on the run, El Salvador’s ex-President Flores turns himself in

AFP - September 5, 2014

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – In a surprise move on Friday, El Salvador's former President Francisco Flores turned himself in to authorities in San Salvador to face…

Arts and Culture
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Salvadoran president’s home becomes gallery with focus on poor

AFP - July 6, 2014

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – The Salvadoran president's residence, a posh home in an upscale San Salvador district, reopened Sunday as a museum with a focus on…

Salvadoran fans gather for rare chance to see soccer squad against Spain
El Salvador
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El Salvador
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Salvadoran fans gather for rare chance to see soccer squad against Spain

Luz Lazo | The Washington Post - June 8, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nistelrooy Martínez came prepared Saturday afternoon: a blue jersey, a vuvuzela and, painted on his cheeks, the Salvadoran flag. "Goooooool!" the 8-year-old shouted as…

Former guerrilla sworn in as El Salvador president
El Salvador
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El Salvador
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Former guerrilla sworn in as El Salvador president

AFP - June 1, 2014

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – Former guerrilla commander Salvador Sánchez Cerén was sworn in Sunday as president of El Salvador with the pressing tasks of dealing with…

For Salvadoran emigrant, a life split in two
El Salvador
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El Salvador
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For Salvadoran emigrant, a life split in two

Carlos Mario Márquez and Mariano Andrade | AFP - May 29, 2014

CHALATENANGO, El Salvador – With no job or education, Mirna Meléndez paid a smuggler to help get her out of El Salvador. As she left, she told her…

Diplomat-turned-scholar Héctor Silva exposes police corruption in El Salvador
Crime
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Crime
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Diplomat-turned-scholar Héctor Silva exposes police corruption in El Salvador

Larry Luxner - May 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nearly 20 years later, journalist, diplomat and now published author Héctor Silva Ávalos still cannot get that afternoon in late 1995 out of his…

Costa Rica and Bahamas send El Salvador financial reports on fugitive ex-President Flores
Crime
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Crime
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Costa Rica and Bahamas send El Salvador financial reports on fugitive ex-President Flores

AFP - May 20, 2014

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – Officials in El Salvador reported Tuesday that Costa Rica and the Bahamas have collaborated with an investigation of ex-President Francisco Flores by…

Arrest warrant issued for Salvadoran ex-President Flores
El Salvador
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El Salvador
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Arrest warrant issued for Salvadoran ex-President Flores

AFP - May 7, 2014

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – A Salvadoran judge issued an arrest warrant Tuesday for former President Francisco Flores, who may have fled the country after being accused…

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