El Salvador
Pe­ga­sus used to tar­get El Sal­vador ac­tivists, jour­nal­ists: Re­port
Cit­i­zen Lab watch­dog says Is­raeli NSO Group’s Pe­ga­sus spy­ware used by op­er­a­tor work­ing in coun­try since ear­ly 2020.
13 Jan 2022
Lawyer says Sal­vado­ran gov’t quashed probe of gang pact: Reuters
Pres­i­dent Bukele’s gov­ern­ment made a deal with vi­o­lent gangs to ex­pand its pow­er, for­mer pros­e­cu­tor tells news agency.
28 Dec 2021
El Sal­vador frees women jailed for ‘homi­cide’ af­ter mis­car­riages
The women had been jailed for terms rang­ing from six to 13 years un­der some of the re­gion’s harsh­est anti-abor­tion laws.
24 Dec 2021
Re­mem­ber­ing US-backed state ter­ror in El Sal­vador
Jus­tice and ac­count­abil­i­ty for the El Mo­zote mas­sacre and oth­er crimes of US-backed Sal­vado­ran forces re­main elu­sive.
Be­len Fer­nan­dez
11 Dec 2021
Mex­i­co and US to launch plan to stem Cen­tral Amer­i­can mi­gra­tion
The vast ma­jor­i­ty of peo­ple head­ing to the US-Mex­i­co bor­der are from Hon­duras, Guatemala and El Sal­vador.
1 Dec 2021
El Sal­vador’s Bukele must change course be­fore it’s too late
The Sal­vado­ran pres­i­dent is in­creas­ing­ly shrink­ing civ­il spaces and un­der­min­ing in­sti­tu­tions.
Astrid Va­len­cia
1 Dec 2021
El Sal­vador to build first ‘Bit­coin City’ backed by BTC bonds
Many Sal­vado­rans are scep­ti­cal about Bit­coin and its bumpy in­tro­duc­tion has fu­elled protests against the gov­ern­ment.
21 Nov 2021
El Sal­vador or­ders army into the streets af­ter spike in killings
Sal­vado­ran Pres­i­dent Nay­ib Bukele has adopt­ed dra­con­ian mea­sures to crack down on gang vi­o­lence.
12 Nov 2021
Thou­sands protest in El Sal­vador against Bukele gov­ern­ment
Pres­i­dent Bukele down­plays San Sal­vador protests against eco­nom­ic and ju­di­cial poli­cies, in­clud­ing Bit­coin move.
18 Oct 2021
From: Witness
Mis­car­riage of Jus­tice: A fight for women’s rights in El Sal­vador
The em­pow­er­ing sto­ry of Teodo­ra Vasquez who was im­pris­oned for 10 years un­der El Sal­vador’s strict abor­tion law.
24 Sep 2021
Bit­coin sinks be­low $43,000 as Ever­grande fears sweep mar­kets
Bit­coin got caught in mar­ket fears about pos­si­ble con­ta­gion if Chi­nese prop­er­ty de­vel­op­er Ever­grande sees debt de­fault.
20 Sep 2021
Bit­coin, Bukele and democ­ra­cy in El Sal­vador
Is El Sal­vador’s adop­tion of Bit­coin just a dis­trac­tion from the pres­i­dent?
20 Sep 2021
In Pic­tures: El Sal­vador protests erupt against Bit­coin
An­gry demon­stra­tions, tech­no­log­i­cal glitch­es, and a dip in the cryp­tocur­ren­cy cloud­ed the roll­out in El Sal­vador.
8 Sep 2021
From: NewsFeed
El Sal­vador adopts Bit­coin
El Sal­vador has be­come the first coun­try to adopt Bit­coin as le­gal ten­der. But not every­body is hap­py about it…
8 Sep 2021
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