Salvador Sanchez Ceren, presidential candidate for the Farabundo Marti Front for National Liberation (FMLN), speaks to his supporters after the official results in San Salvador (REUTERS/Henry Romero).

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Concerns for Democratic Institutions in El Salvador After FMLN First Round Win

February 14, 2014, Diana Villiers Negroponte

Salvador Sánchez Cerén, the current vice-president of the FMLN, was the clear winner in the February 2 presidential election in El Salvador. Diana Negroponte looks at whether the FMLN will be able to resist following a path to strengthen presidential power and weaken democratic institutions.

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