Salvadoran bitcoin users to get $30 from government: president
Facing resistance from the World Bank, IMF and opposition parties to his move to make bitcoin legal tender in El Salvador, President Nayib Bukele has promised $30 for each citizen who adopts the cryptocurrency.
El Salvador first country to approve bitcoin as legal tender
Bitcoin is to become legal tender in El Salvador, the country's president said, making it the first nation to adopt a cryptocurrency for everyday use. Lawmakers in the Central American nation's Congress passed a bill late Tuesday that will eventually allow the famously volatile digital currency to be used for many aspects of daily life,…
El Salvador Becomes First Country To Adopt Bitcoin As Legal Tender
El Salvador has become the first country in the world to approve bitcoin as a legal tender. A majority of 62 out of 84 lawmakers in the Central American country voted in favour of the Bitcoin Law on Tuesday. "The #BitcoinLaw has just been approved by a qualified majority" in the legislative assembly, El Salvador's…
El Salvador president rebuffs US envoy's call to reinstate judges
El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele on Wednesday rebuffed a suggestion by a visiting US envoy that parliament's recent ousting of the attorney general and top judges be reversed.
US and El Salvador sign agreement on asylum to curb migration
The United States and El Salvador reached an agreement Friday aimed at curbing illegal migration, opening the door for the US to potentially send refugees back to the violent Central American country.
Strong 6.6 magnitude earthquake rocks El Salvador: USGS
A 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of El Salvador on Thursday near the capital San Salvador, the US Geological Survey said.
Say no to gross human right violations
Today, March 24th is International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims. It is a day set aside to say no to all forms of violence, injustice and oppressions against humanity. Commenting on the essence of this celebration António Guterres declares, “On this International…