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Thousands of Salvadorans marched in memory of slain archbishop Oscar Romero, who was assassinated 35 years ago during the country's civil war.
A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Central America, killing at least one person and prompting a brief tsunami warning.
President Barack Obama met Friday with three Central American leaders to try to get control of an humanitarian crisis triggered by a tide of child migrants crossing the southern US border.
Japanese and Salvadoran archaeologists said they have found three human skeletons in El Salvador from more than 1,600 years ago that could shed new light on early human settlements in the region.
The mosquito-born chikungunya virus is spreading into Central America, health authorities there say, after outbreaks in several Caribbean nations.
El Salvador on Monday announced it has joined Petrocaribe, the Venezuelan energy subsidy program that gives access to cut-rate oil.
Voters in El Salvador cast ballots Sunday in a presidential runoff expected to crown the current vice president, a former guerrilla commander, as the country's new leader.
Some 2,000 people were evacuated in eastern El Salvador Sunday when the Chaparrastique volcano belched and spewed a column of ashes high into the sky.
El Salvador's Catholic Church accused activists Sunday of using the case of a woman who delivered a baby with cerebral malformation to "open the door" to legalized abortion.
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