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El Salvador court orders pre-trial detention of ex-officials

Jul. 28, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A judge in El Salvador ordered the pre-trial arrest of 10 former government officials, including ex-President Salvador Sánchez Cerén, on corruption charges Wednesday. All of the former officials were part of the government of...

Ex-president formally charged in El Salvador corruption case

Jul. 25, 2021 19:23 PM EDT

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Prosecutors in El Salvador said Sunday they have formally charged former President Salvador Sánchez Cerén and nine other former officials with illicit enrichment and money laundering. The charges are related to crimes allegedly...

El Salvador seeks arrest of former president for corruption

Jul. 23, 2021 09:36 AM EDT

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Prosecutors in El Salvador have issued an arrest warrant for former president Salvador Sánchez Cerén on charges of embezzlement and money laundering. Attorney General Rodolfo Delgado said Thursday the charges are related to crimes...