Nayib Bukele
Bukele reelected in El Salvador amid a state of exception

The polarizing figure Nayib Bukele won the presidential elections with 85% of the votes, a historic margin of victory over the opposing candidates

El Salvador authorizes mass trials of up to 900 prisoners

The country’s congress approved a reform to the Law Against Organized Crime which human rights organizations say creates an “arbitrary justice system”

Salvadorans mobilize to condemn three years of the Bukele government

Under the banner of “Three Years of Setbacks and Lies, Violation of Human Rights, Workers’ Rights and Abandonment of Productive Sectors,” hundreds took to the streets and social media platforms in rejection of President Nayib Bukele’s government

Crackdown in El Salvador, toxic contamination at US base in Seoul and other stories

Today we look at the state of emergency in El Salvador after a surge in killings, soil and water contamination at a US base in South Korea, and more

Salvadorans commemorate 30th anniversary of peace accords

Despite attempts by Nayib Bukele’s administration to discredit peace accords, thousands marched to commemorate the historic agreements

Salvadorans protest government of Nayib Bukele

Thousands of Salvadorans marched peacefully in rejection of recognition of Bitcoin as legal tender, the high cost of living, rise in disappearances, acts of corruption involving government officials and ministers, and the Buleke government’s negotiations with criminal gangs, among other issues

‘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

Salvadorans demand measures to guarantee a dignified life in their country

Young Salvadorans have called on the national government to support them in completing their studies and provide them with quality employment opportunities so that they are not forced to emigrate

Salvadorans hit the streets against recognition of Bitcoin as legal tender

The Bitcoin law was approved by the parliament, controlled by Bukele’s party and its allies, last June. Economists warned that the digital currency’s lack of transparency could attract increased criminal activity to the country and make El Salvador a haven of money laundering.

Salvadorans reject the adoption of Bitcoin as national currency

Many fear that the volatility of the cryptocurrency will affect their income and purchasing power. They condemned that it is not suitable for small vendors and only benefits the big investors and transnational companies.

Protests against violent crackdown on Palestinians in Israeli jails and other stories

Today we look at protests against the violence faced by Palestinians in Israeli jails, protests held at the South African border in solidarity with Swaziland, 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