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Mexico grants refuge to former El Salvador official accused of corruption

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mexico granted refugee status to former Salvadoran Minister of Public Works Gerson Martínez, accused of corruption for allegedly receiving irregular payments in the government of Mauricio Funes (2009-2014), his lawyer confirmed Monday.

Martínez, along with nine other former officials, including former President Salvador Sánchez Cerén (2014-2019), is facing criminal proceedings for illicit enrichment and money laundering crimes.

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Pedro Cruz, the defense lawyer of the former official, explained Monday . . .

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