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Ex-guerrilla is sworn in as President of El Salvador

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Ex-guerrilla is sworn in as President of El Salvador

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El Salvador has sworn in a new president.
He’s the left-wing rebel leader Salvador Sanchez Ceren.

The 69-year-old is the first former guerrilla to lead his country following his narrow second round runoff win in March.

At his inauguration Sanchez promised to wage war on corruption.

Last month, a Salvadoran judge issued an arrest warrant for former President, Francisco Flores, who is accused of using $10m (7.3m euros) of public money for personal use. He denies any wrongdoing.