Nayib Bukele responds to criticisms of 21 former presidents with “Corrupt and looters”

Nayib Bukele responds to criticisms of 21 former presidents with “Corrupt and looters”

Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele responded harshly to 21 former presidents of Latin America and Spain who signed a declaration condemning his possible re-election and described them as corrupt, looters, and even murderers. The signatories, who are members of the Democratic Initiative of Spain and the Americas (IDEA), maintain that the Salvadoran Constitution prohibits reelection. “A … Read more

Nayib Bukele confirms arrest of important criminal leader

Nayib Bukele confirms arrest of important criminal leader

The president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukeleconfirmed the arrest of a important ringleader national of the Mara Salvatrucha (MS13), on the eve of the imminent extension of the emergency regime. “Another of the national leaders of the MS13 fell,” Bukele tweeted, along with an image of Misael Romero, alias Danger, leader of the aforementioned gang, … Read more

Bukele against the gangs | “I don’t owe anything, they want to capture me for having the letters MS tattooed”

Bukele against the gangs |  “I don’t owe anything, they want to capture me for having the letters MS tattooed”

“Smiley” is hidden in some corner of western Salvador. His freedom has been threatened since the dawn of March 27, the Congress of El Salvador decreed the emergency regime in the country as part of what President Nayib Bukele calls “war” against the gangs. “Smiley”, a nickname to protect his identity, claims to be a … Read more

Nayib Bukele presumes that El Salvador has the lowest gasoline prices in Central America

Nayib Bukele presumes that El Salvador has the lowest gasoline prices in Central America

A gas station in San Salvador. Photo: Jose Cabezas/AFP/Getty Images The president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, boasted that the country he leads ranks as the one with the lowest gasoline prices in Central America despite the increase in cost worldwide due to, among other things, the war between Ukraine and Russia. In a social … Read more

Alleged gang member in El Salvador rolls a mango tree while trying to escape from the Police; Bukele says that criminals fall like “flies”

Alleged gang member in El Salvador rolls a mango tree while trying to escape from the Police;  Bukele says that criminals fall like “flies”

Prisoners of “La Esperanza”, in El Salvador, watched by soldiers paint over graffiti alluding to the Mara Salvatrucha. Photo: MARVIN RECINOS/AFP/Getty Images An alleged gang member who had hidden on top of a mango tree in El Salvador was captured by a group of National Civil Police (PNC) agents this weekend. The events were reported … Read more

Bukele and bitcoin: the “volcano bond” with which the president seeks to indebt El Salvador in cryptocurrencies

Bukele and bitcoin: the “volcano bond” with which the president seeks to indebt El Salvador in cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin advocates were waiting for him with open arms in Miami. Nayib Bukele, president of El Salvador, was going to be one of the main figures at the Bitcoin Conference 2022, the world’s largest cryptocurrency event. But at the last minute, the president canceled the visit due to “unforeseen circumstances” that required his presence in … Read more

Nayib Bukele shares images of alleged gang members hiding in the mountains of El Salvador with a copy of the Constitution

Nayib Bukele shares images of alleged gang members hiding in the mountains of El Salvador with a copy of the Constitution

A maximum security prison in El Salvador overcrowded with MS-13 and Barrio 18 gang members. Photo: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images The president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, shared this Wednesday on his Twitter account, images of two alleged gang members when they were arrested by the National Police in a mountainous area of ​​the town of … Read more

The “volcano bond” with which President Nayib Bukele seeks to indebt El Salvador in cryptocurrencies

The “volcano bond” with which President Nayib Bukele seeks to indebt El Salvador in cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin advocates were waiting for him with open arms in Miami. Nayib Bukele, president of El Salvador, was going to be one of the main figures at the Bitcoin Conference 2022, the world’s largest cryptocurrency event. But at the last minute, the president canceled the visit due to “unforeseen circumstances” that required his presence in … Read more

Nayib Bukele against the maras: “The politicians in El Salvador gave the gangs a value they did not have: influence”

Nayib Bukele against the maras: “The politicians in El Salvador gave the gangs a value they did not have: influence”

After months in which homicides were contained and almost disappeared from official statistics in El Salvador, murders skyrocketed again and the government reacted with a heavy hand. The Central American country, one of the most violent in the world, returns to the spotlight due to the conflict between gangs, the so-called maras, and the government … Read more

Nayib Bukele attacks the US government and assures that only Trump helped him in his war against gangs like MS-13

Nayib Bukele attacks the US government and assures that only Trump helped him in his war against gangs like MS-13

The president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, during his visit to Beijing, China, in 2019. Photo: Noel Celis/Getty Images The president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, returned to the charge against the United States Government by questioning on Twitter the alleged lack of support from the country to his “war” against gang members from groups … Read more

Antony Blinken denounces the “censorship” of the press in El Salvador and Nayib Bukele responds

Antony Blinken denounces the “censorship” of the press in El Salvador and Nayib Bukele responds

Photo: Evelyn Hockstein/AP PHOTO/PICTURE ALLIANCE/Deutsche Welle The US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, expressed this Sunday (04.10.2022) his concern about the reform of the Penal Code approved this week in El Salvador, and denounced that it opens the door to the “criminalization” and “censorship” of journalism in the Central American country. In a statement, Blinken … Read more

Nayib Bukele shares images of gang members from groups like MS-13 cornered in El Salvador and calls them “rats” and “cancer”

Nayib Bukele shares images of gang members from groups like MS-13 cornered in El Salvador and calls them “rats” and “cancer”

Salvadorans listen to a speech by President Nayib Bukele in May of last year. Photo: Fred Ramos/Getty Images The president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, branded the gang members of groups such as MS-13 against whom he maintains an offensive after the increase in murders as rats and defended the exceptional regime decreed in the … Read more

El Faro newspaper closes one day in protest against Bukele’s censorship of the press in El Salvador

El Faro newspaper closes one day in protest against Bukele’s censorship of the press in El Salvador

The Savior.- The El Faro digital newspaperone of the most influential in El Salvador, closed the front page of its website this Wednesday in protest against the law promoted by the President Nayib Bukele which punishes the dissemination of gang messages with up to 15 years in prison. Last month, the country registered 87 murders … Read more