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El Salvador president sworn in

A left-wing former journalist, Mauricio Funes, has been sworn in as the new president of El Salvador.

He leads the FMLN, the former Marxist rebels who fought a 12-year civil war against US-backed governments until 1992.

Jane-Frances Kelly reports.


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