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The Monumento al Divino Salvador del Mundo (Monument to the Divine Savior of the World), a monument located on Plaza El Salvador del Mundo (The Savior of the World Plaza) in San Salvador, El Salvador.  It consists of a statue of Jesus Christ standing atop a global sphere of planet earth, placed on top of a tall four-sided concrete base pedestal.  In the front is a statue of Archbishop Oscar Romero who was assassinated at the beginning of El Salvador's civil war and is the unofficial patron saint of the Americas and El Salvador.