Salvadorean court rejects oppo challenge to poll

Mar 26, 2014, 1:18 AM EDT
El Salvador's president-elect Salvador Sanchez Ceren, pictured during a meeting in San Salvador, on March 17, 2014.
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El Salvador's electoral court has rejected an appeal by the right-wing Arena party against the results of the presidential election held on 9 March. The court dismissed Arena's demand for an annulment and confirmed Salvador Sanchez Ceren of the left-wing FMLN party as president-elect.
Background:
Salvadorean court rejects opposition challenge to poll [BBC]
U.S. congratulates El Salvador's newly elected president [UPI]