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El Salvador Characteristics

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A Glimpse of El Salvador Have people ever heard about El Salvador? If they have, they probably heard about its high homicide rates and criminal gangs (CIA World). Unfortunately, the beauty of this Spanish-speaking country gets overshadowed by these negative traits. However, El Salvador has much more to offer such as its history, geography, culture, economy, and climate; characteristics that build up this Central American country. El Salvador’s history might contain harsh episodes, but they all ended in a peaceful agreement. For example, there is the country’s struggle for Independence. El Salvador became a Spanish colony after indigenous resistance was crushed (BBC News). At length, the country achieved Independence from Spain on September
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