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Mauricio Funes

El Salvador's Upcoming Vote

Joel D. Hirst | Posted 04.25.2012 | World
Joel D. Hirst

El Salvador has had enough political instability to last an eternity -- through this election they should continue to strive for peace.

Confirm Ambassador Aponte Now

Rep. Nydia Velázquez | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics
Rep. Nydia Velázquez

The American people deserve effective representation with our neighbors. Making Latin America more stable will mean great benefit for our nation.

WikiLeaks on Panama: Laying Bare the Paranoid, Pro-Corporate Agenda

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

If Julian Assange's main goal is to restore greater transparency and accountability in government, then he may have succeeded -- in the small Central American nation of Panama.

Why Should We Care About El Salvador?

Sarah Stephens | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sarah Stephens

To the surprise of many, El Salvador under the leadership of a center-left president and a party representing a former guerrilla army is becoming Washington's most reliable Central American ally.

Mauricio Funes Installed As El Salvador's First Leftist President

AP | MARCOS ALEMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — A journalist from a party of former Marxist guerrillas became El Salvador's first leftist president Monday, immediat...

Mauricio Funes' Son's Killer Jailed For 17 Years

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — The killer of the son of El Salvador's president-elect has been sentenced by a Paris court to 16 years in prison. Mohamed Amor admitted...

Historic Power Shift in El Salvador (VIDEO)

The Real News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
The Real News

Just over 17 years since the 1992 Peace Accords brought an end to El Salvador's vicious civil war, the country has seen its first peaceful transfer of power.

El Salvador's Mauricio Funes Gives Interview (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

El Salvador's newly-elected president Mauricio Funes has given his first interview directed towards English-speakers to discuss the historic importanc...

El Salvador's New President, A Former Rebel, Seeks U.S. Ties

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

El Salvador's President-elect Mauricio Funes said he wants strong relations with Washington after his party of ex-Marxist guerrillas ousted their rig...

Mauricio Funes Wins El Salvador Election In A First For Leftist Ex-Rebels

washingtonpost.com | William Booth | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MIAMI, March 16 -- Mauricio Funes, a former TV newsman who was recruited to run for president, declared himself the winner of El Salvador's presidenti...