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Photo Essay: Salvadoran Presidential Elections

March 31, 2009 Justin Riley 0

By 8.30 pm on arguably the most contested and historically important elections in Salvadoran history, it was apparent that Mauricio Funes of the FMLN, the 1980s armed-leftist-guerrilla-group-turned-political-party, had won. Starting June 1st, El Salvador will be governed by a leftist government for the first time in history, and also for the first time, Salvadorans will have a peaceful, democratic transfer of power.



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