Salvadoran officials on Monday announced the arrest of 110 members of an alleged international money laundering ring operating in the Central American country.
El Salvador soccer fans were mourning Sunday after 12 people died and hundreds were injured in a stampede at a stadium, with the country's president vowing an investigation.
Nine people were killed Saturday in a stampede at an El Salvador stadium where soccer fans had gathered to watch a local tournament, police said.
El Salvador has repaid an $800 million bond maturing this week, President Nayib Bukele announced on Monday, taking aim at critics who said the country would default. He said the media had created "the narrative that El Salvador was broke and going to default." "In the past year, almost every legacy international news outlet said…
El Salvador's legislative assembly on Wednesday approved a digital assets law aimed at legally protecting transfers or debt issues with cryptocurrencies.
26 Nov 2022
International tourism is on track to reach 65 per cent of pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2022, as the sector continues to bounce back from the pandemic.
29 Sep 2022
When it comes to food, you do not necessarily have to be from the location of where these foods are from and that is why exploring foods is great fun. This brings us to trying out a basic pupusa recipe known to the people of El Salvador.This dish can be gotten from locals too. El…
7 Sep 2022
A year ago, El Salvador began accepting Bitcoin as legal tender following a controversial and much-criticized decision by President Nayib Bukele.
5 Apr 2022
More than 6,000 gang members have been detained in the first nine days of a state of emergency in El Salvador, President Nayib Bukele said Monday, after imposing the measures to stamp out a soaring homicide wave.
29 Mar 2022
El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele issued an ultimatum Monday to gangs considered responsible for dozens of homicides in three days, threatening to increase punishments on their more than 16,000 imprisoned members.
27 Mar 2022
El Salvadoran lawmakers Sunday declared a state of emergency, the president of the Legislative Assembly said, curtailing civil liberties and expanding police power as the country faces a wave of gang-related bloodshed that has left dozens dead in just two days. Gang violence has soared in El Salvador, with police reporting that 62 people were…
26 Jan 2022
The IMF on Tuesday called on El Salvador to change course and stop using bitcoin as legal tender, citing "large risks" posed by the cryptocurrency. The small Central American nation in September became the first country in the world to embrace digital money, allowing consumers to use it in all transactions, alongside the US dollar.…