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‘Residential Revolt’ for affordable, safe housing in the Netherlands and other stories

Today we look at protests in the Netherlands to demand affordable social housing, renewed protests against right-wing President Nayib Bukele in El Salvador, and more

Usurpation of Supreme Court and Attorney General’s Office in El Salvador sparks widespread condemnation

In its first session, the new Legislative Assembly of El Salvador dismissed all the judges from the Supreme Court and the Attorney General, sparking national and international condemnation for what many have called a coup and an attack on democracy

Protests in El Salvador after new assembly ousts Supreme Court judges and other stories

Today we look at the ousting of Supreme Court judges in El Salvador, the push towards the removal of Turkish forces from Libya, and more

Legislative elections in El Salvador consolidate power of authoritarian president Nayib Bukele

The overwhelming victory of the Bukele-led NI-GANA alliance in the legislative elections gives the executive immense power to fulfill his authoritarian objectives, raising concerns for progressive sectors

El Salvador’s FMLN fought for democracy, now they defend it from authoritarian rule

Víctor Suazo, a candidate of the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front ( FMLN ), talks about the upcoming elections in El Salvador and the struggle waged by his party to save the country’s democracy and institutions

Two FMLN members killed in an attack ahead of legislative elections in El Salvador

The FMLN and several of its members condemned the attack and held the president Nayib Bukele responsible for the onslaught and for promoting hatred against the party

One year after taking charge, Nayib Bukele faces severe criticism for handling of COVID-19

Salvadoran president’s first year in office has been marked by political tensions, militarization and false promises. However, his failures in handling COVID-19 are bringing more people on to the streets

Fund the police or face insurrection, Salvadoran president threatens legislators

Salvadoran president Nayib Bukele threatened to invoke Article 87 which allows for a ‘right to insurrection’ if legislators did not accept his demand for a special session of the assembly to approve a loan of USD 109 million

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