Mr Alvarenga covers his eyes as he arrives in El Salvador
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Pacific castaway met by media crowds

The castaway who spent 13 months adrift in a boat is back in his home country, El Salvador.

The castaway who spent 13 months adrift in a boat is back in his home country, El Salvador.

Jose Alvarenga was found two weeks ago in the Marshall Islands.

He said he got lost in a storm while fishing off the coast of Mexico in December 2012.

Miranda Hurst reports