Jose Salvador Alvarenga of El Salvadore attends a press conference in Majuro on February 6, 2014. AFP PHOTO
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Jose Salvador Alvarenga greeted about 50 officials and media at the Marshall Islands Resort hotel where he is staying.Officials at the meeting said Alvarenga needed to be taken back to the hospital for more medical checks and it would likely be three or four days before he was fit enough to travel back to El Salvador.Muller said the Marshall Islands was happy to live up to its humanitarian obligations and do everything it could to assist Alvarenga.Clay Mendoza said he'd immediately departed from Manila for the Marshall Islands after initial reports indicated Alvarenga was a Mexican national. He said he was now assisting El Salvador in its efforts to repatriate Alvarenga.
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