Nicaragua grants nationality to fugitive ex-president of El Salvador, Sánchez Cerén

According to immigration authorities, Sánchez Cerén left the country in November last year for Nicaragua, so the judge “has decided to send an official request to Interpol” so that he can be located and brought to justice, said prosecutor Maricela Velásquez.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The government of Nicaragua granted nationality to the former president of El Salvador, Salvador Sanchez Ceren, a fugitive from justice in his country for corruption offenses, according to the official newspaper La Gaceta published on Friday.

"Nicaraguan nationality is granted to citizen Salvador Sánchez Cerén, a native of El Salvador" who has complied with the requirements and formalities established in the Political Constitution of Nicaragua, states the resolution of Migration, and Foreign Affairs published in La Gaceta.

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