Two sisters in western El Salvador are taking their love of learning to great heights: every day they climb a mountain, then scramble up an olive tree to get a signal to access their online college lessons.
Two goals from Rogelio Funes Mori helped Mexico get their CONCACAF Gold Cup title defence back on track on Wednesday with a 3-0 victory over Guatemala at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas. Held to a goalless draw by Trinidad and Tobago in their tournament opener, Mexico
Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele said on Sunday that security measures implemented by his government would do away with the country's long-running gang problem in four years.
The attorney general's office of the state of Quintana Roo, where Salazar died, said on Tuesday shortly before midnight that an amber alert had been issued for her daughter, 16-year-old Francela Yaritza Salazar Arriaza. Francela was last seen in the Caribbean tourist resort of Tulum, where her mother was killed.
The media in El Salvador quickly dubbed it “9F.” On Feb. 9, President Nayib Bukele walked into the Legislative Assembly flanked by dozens of police officers and soldiers
Honduras’ president is accused of stealing money from government coffers and taking bribes from narco-traffickers. Guatemala’s head is known for handing out government contracts to family friends. El Salvador’s president has shut down the country’s internationally
Is bitcoin about to become legitimate? Could it soon be printed with portraits of global heroes (Einstein on the 100 bitcoin bill, Marie Curie on the 1,000)? Could we soon buy a paper or a cup of coffee with it down the high street? That remains a long way off, surely. But Nayib Bukele, president of “plucky El Salvador”, as my colleague Simon Calder would call it, has announced that bitcoin will become legal tender – a first for any sovereign state.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a congratulatory message to President Nayib Bukele of El Salvador, on the occasion of his country's Independence Day, which is observed on September 15th.
The acting DHS secretary, Chad Wolf, said in a statement the United States would help El Salvador expand its capacity to offer humanitarian protection.
El Salvador President Nayib Bukele declared a 15-day state of emergency to cope with the effects of the storm, which he estimated to have caused $200 million in damage, but which weakened later in the day as it moved into Guatemala.