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2009-09-03 08:15:40

French-Spanish documentary director and photo journalist Christian Poveda has been shot and killed in El Salvador, police said. Poveda, 52, is best known for his 2008 film festival favorite, La Vida Loca, which was about street gangs in the Central American country. Police told the BBC Poveda's body was found in a car north of the capital, San Salvador. The British broadcaster quoted Salvadorean President Mauricio Funes as saying he was shocked by Poveda's death.


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.