(Republica de El Salvador.)
  • M. Epstein
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


In 1839 the Central American Federation, which had comprised the States of Guatemala, Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica, dissolved, and Salvador became an independent Republic, Its Constitution, proclaimed in 1824 under the Federation, and frequently modified down to 1886, vests the legislative power in a Congress of 42 Deputies, 3 for each department. The election is for one year, and, by universal suffrage. The executive is in the hands of President, whose tenure of office is limited to four years.


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