• In this Jan. 13, 2005 file photo, former President of El Salvador Francisco Flores announces his candidacy for Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) at the presidential house in San Salvador, El Salvador.  The party of former Salvadoran President Francisco Flores says the 56-year-old has died in a private hospital in the capital after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage.   Flores had been in coma since undergoing emergency surgery.  (AP Photo/Luis Romero, File)

    Former president of El Salvador Francisco Flores dead at 56

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Former Salvadoran President Francisco Flores, whose five years in power were tarnished by accusations of corruption and elitism, died Saturday in the capital after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage, his party said. He was 56.