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Salvadoran castaway says ships ignored cries for help

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 10:11

The castaway who survived 13 months adrift in the Pacific cried for help as several ships passed by during his ordeal, ignoring his pleas.

Salvadoran castaway speechless in homecoming

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 11:17

The Salvadoran castaway who says he spent 13 months adrift in the Pacific returned home in a wheelchair on Tuesday, but was too emotional to speak as his nation welcomed him back.

In presidential vote, El Salvador picks between right and left

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 04:29

Voters in crime-plagued El Salvador headed to the polls Sunday to decide whether to keep the leftist party in power or return to conservative rule.

Dita Von Teese practises 'seduction' daily

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 15:42

For actress-designer Dita Von Teese, seduction is "effortless" and she says that she practices the craft in her daily life.

Salvadoran ex-president tries to flee amid graft probe

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 15:45

El Salvador`s ex-president Francisco Flores, who is under investigation over USD 10 million donated by Taiwan, tried to flee the country on a bus, President Mauricio Funes said.

Polls point to runoff in Salvadoran presidential vote

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 10:41

While some polls give governing FMLN party candidate Salvador Sanchez Ceren a double-digit lead over his main rival in El Salvador`s Feb 2 presidential election, he seems unlikely to gain the absolute majority needed to avoid a runoff.

Salvadoran ex-president admits Taiwan payments

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 13:52

Salvadoran ex-president Francisco Flores has admitted to a congressional panel that he had received cheques worth millions of dollars from Taiwan but denied the funds were for his personal use.

Sheikh Mujib had a premonition that he would be killed: Book

Last Updated: Sunday, January 05, 2014, 11:44

Nearly two years before he was assassinated by disgruntled military officers in August 1975, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the architect of Bangladesh?s independence and the country`s first President, had a foreboding that he would be killed, a new book on him says.

El Salvador volcano erupts, evacuations ordered

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 10:05

The Chaparrastique volcano in eastern El Salvador belched a column of hot ash high into the air on Sunday, frightening nearby residents and prompting authorities to order evacuations in the area.

Brazil beefs up security ahead of World Cup draw

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 11:51

Authorities in Brazil have stepped up security ahead of Friday`s FIFA 2014 World Cup draw.

India junior paddlers shine at El Salvador Cadet TT

Last Updated: Thursday, August 15, 2013, 14:48

India`s junior paddlers shone bright at the El Salvador Junior and Cadet Open Table Tennis championships by winning both the cadet boys and cadet girls team titles.

US breeze into Gold Cup semis

Last Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013, 15:06

US breezed past El Salvador 5-1 to book their berth in the semifinals of the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup.