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March 15, 2009 - San Salvador, El Salvador: The FMLN victory party at Masferrer Plaza. The crowd was celebrating the election of former journalist Mauricio Funes of the FMLN party who became the first leftist president in El Salvador's history.

The FMLN became a political party after the 1992 peace agreement which ended El Salvador's 12 year civil war. Before the agreement the FMLN was a group of leftist guerrillas that fought the US funded right wing government that received billions of dollars from the US and formed death squads responsible for tens of thousands of lost lives.

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March 15, 2009 - San Salvador, El Salvador: The FMLN victory party  at Masferrer Plaza. The crowd was celebrating the election of former journalist Mauricio Funes of the FMLN party who became the first leftist president in El Salvador's history. <br />
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The FMLN became a political party after the 1992 peace agreement which ended El Salvador's 12 year civil war. Before the agreement the FMLN was a group of leftist guerrillas that fought the US funded right wing government that received billions of dollars from the US and formed death squads responsible for tens of thousands of lost lives.