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U.S.'s Bolton speaks to El Salvador president-elect about 'predatory' China

Feb 14 2019

SAN SALVADOR El Salvador's President-elect Nayib Bukele spoke by phone on Wednesday with U.S. National Security advisor John Bolton, who said he requested cooperation to counteract what he called the "predatory" expansion of China.

U.S.'s Bolton speaks to El Salvador president-elect about 'predatory' China

Feb 13 2019

SAN SALVADOR El Salvador's President-elect Nayib Bukele spoke by phone on Wednesday with U.S. National Security advisor John Bolton, who said he requested cooperation to counteract what he called the "predatory" expansion of China.

El Salvador's incoming president, shunned by ruling party, forged own path

Feb 04 2019

SAN SALVADOR Expelled from the ruling leftist Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN) and thwarted in trying to create his own party, Nayib Bukele forged his own path to victory as an outsider in El Salvador's presidential election.

Salvadorans voice hope for change after outsider sweeps to presidency

Feb 04 2019

SAN SALVADOR Salvadorans voiced hope for a changed country on Monday after political outsider Nayib Bukele won a sweeping victory in the presidential election with a pledge to tackle the corruption and violence plaguing the Central American nation.

Outsider wins El Salvador presidency, breaking two-party system

Feb 04 2019

SAN SALVADOR A former mayor campaigning on an anti-corruption ticket swept to victory in El Salvador's presidential election on Sunday, bringing an end to a two-party system that has held sway over the violence-plagued Central American country for three decades.

Outsider favored to win El Salvador presidential election

Jan 31 2019

SAN SALVADOR The two parties that have ruled El Salvador for three decades could lose their grip on power on Sunday if voters choose as president a young outsider from a small third party who has vowed to lift the economy and stem the flow of migrants from one of the world's most violent countries.

Migrants depart from El Salvador as new U.S.-bound caravan forms

Jan 16 2019

SAN SALVADOR/TEGUCIGALPA At least 150 Salvadoran migrants departed in a group for the United States on Wednesday, the latest in a string of such 'caravans' that U.S. President Donald Trump has used to build his case for a wall along the U.S.-Mexican border.

El Salvador's politicians deny attorney general second term

Dec 21 2018

SAN SALVADOR El Salvador's legislative assembly on Friday denied Attorney General Douglas Melendez a second term, after he pursued tough anti-corruption investigations and put a former president in prison.

El Salvador's top cop pursues politicians; now some want him gone

Dec 20 2018

SAN SALVADOR When El Salvador's legislative assembly confirmed little-known Douglas Melendez as attorney general in 2016, many here thought it was business as usual in a country where high-level corruption has long gone unpunished.

New Salvadoran migrant caravan forms; hundreds wait at U.S.-Mexico border

Nov 18 2018

SAN SALVADOR At least 150 Salvadorans set off on Sunday from their impoverished Central American country in a U.S.-bound caravan, ignoring their likely rejection at the U.S.-Mexico border where a larger caravan of mostly Hondurans has been stalled for days.

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