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1. El Salvador church leaders call for new gang truce

By Nelson Renteria SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - Church leaders in El Salvador on Tuesday said they want to revive a fragile truce between the country's powerful street gangs in order to curb a resurgence of violent crime. Catholic Bishop Fabio Colindres, who helped broker a 2012 deal between gang leaders, proposed that religious leaders establish new talks with gang leaders. The 2012 truce between ...

2. El Salvador presidential runoff election too close to call

Finest margin separates conservative former mayor from one-time Marxist guerrilla in presidential poll El Salvador 's presidential runoff election has been declared too close to call by electoral authorities, with just a 0.2% margin separating a one-time Marxist guerrilla and the conservative former mayor of the country's capital. The razor-thin margin led to competing claims of victroy from the ...

3. Teleperformance Recognized as a Great Place to Work in El Salvador

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4. El Salvador mother and daughter meet 29 years after civil war abduction

Emotional reunion is 389th case of 'disappearance' resolved by tiny charity as wartime abuses remain live political issue The two women looked at each other for a moment before drawing together in an embrace of joy and sorrow. Around them, a room full of relatives let out a collective gasp, astounded at the resemblance between mother and child, reunited after 29 years. In 1984, Josefina Flores ...

5. El Salvador to use terror charges against gangs

El Salvador's government on Wednesday said it would charge gang members who attack police and military personnel under anti-terrorism laws, which impose longer prison sentences, to crack down on rising homicides in the poor Central American nation. Justice Minister Ricardo Perdomo blamed a faction of the country's Barrio 18 gang for ordering attacks against government troops, saying there had ...

6. Suspect in 2010 Houston murder arrested in El Salvador

A fugitive murder suspect has been arrested in El Salvador years after he fled to the Central American nation from Houston following the slaying of his wife. Juan Castillo is charged with murder in the February 2010 fatal shooting of Monica Leija, Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson said during a news conference Friday about the case. The next step in the extradition process is that ...

7. Digging for 'closure' in El Salvador

The gangland graveyard of El Salvador

8. El Salvador opens ‘pasalubong’ center

WHEN visiting El Salvador City in Misamis Oriental or on your way to the Laguindingan Airport and beyond northwestern Mindanao and back, travelers wanting to bring goodies to home could find the town’s ‘pasalubong’ center along the highway near the Catholic Church.

9. El Salvador president-elect plans 'routine' health check-up abroad

El Salvador's president-elect, Salvador Sanchez Ceren, said on Sunday he will travel abroad for a "routine" medical check-up ahead of assuming the presidency in June, and said he did not have any serious illness. The 69-year-old Sanchez Ceren, a former Marxist rebel commander from the ruling Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front, became the next president of the small coffee-exporting ...

10. Intertek Acquires Oil & Gas Laboratory in El Salvador

Intertek, a leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide, has acquired a petroleum testing laboratory in El Salvador . The lab acquisition provides a testing solution to local and regional businesses in and around El Salvador.

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