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Norman Quijano

Judge orders prosecution and arrest of Norman Quijano for illicit activities

Yesterday, May 6, the Seventh Justice of the Peace Court of San Salvador ordered the capture of the former ARENA party deputy, Norman Quijano, charged with electoral fraud for negotiating with gangs in exchange for votes in the 2014 … Read more

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

El Salvador reaches an agreement with Pfizer for 4.4 million COVID-19 vaccines

On Tuesday, May 4, Salvadoran president Nayib Bukele announced that the Government of El Salvador and Pfizer / BioNTech had signed an agreement for 4.4 million anti-COVID-19 vaccines. “With this purchase, we guarantee uninterrupted immunization for our entire target … Read more

Ernesto Castro

New Salvadoran legislature removes the attorney general and all constitutional Chamber’s judges

On Saturday, May 1st, the new Salvadoran legislature passed resolutions removing the Salvadoran General attorney and all Judges in the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Judicial Court. After the 2021-2024 legislature approved removal, they proceeded to elect and swore … Read more

El Salvador Surf

El Salvador to host the ISA world surfing games from May 26 to June 6

El Salvador is ready to host the Surf City El Salvador ISA World Surfing Games; the highly anticipated surfing event with Olympic game implications will occur at some of the best surf spots in the country from May 29 … Read more

COVID-19

El Salvador to open three auto-service COVID-19 vaccination centers

President Nayib Bukele announced that starting this Wednesday, April 28, three self-service vaccination centers against COVID-19 will be opened. Salvadorans can now schedule their appointment to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Those with appointments will get vaccinated without getting out … Read more

Salvadoran Soldier on night patrol

The issue of disappearances in El Salvador. Another point of view

A new report by an El Salvador watchdog group warns that pacts between gangs and public officials to lower homicides in El Salvador are promoting the wider use of forced disappearances, showing how gangs are still using violence to maintain political and territorial control.

COVID-19 vaccination

COVID-19 vaccination of the elderly and chronically ill will begin on Wednesday

On Sunday, April 4th, President Nayib Bukele announced that the COVID-19 vaccination for older adults and those suffering from chronic and degenerative diseases would begin next Wednesday, April 7th. “On Wednesday, we will begin with people with chronic degenerative … Read more

COVID-19 vaccines

All Salvadoran teachers will receive the COVID-19 vaccine before schools reopening

Last Saturday, President Nayib Bukele announced that starting tomorrow, Tuesday, the COVID-19 vaccination of public school teachers will start. “We will vaccinate all of our teachers before going back to school. We will start this Tuesday. Our goal is … Read more

Covid-19 vaccines

El Salvador receives more than 51,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine under the COVAX program

On Tuesday, March 22nd, El Salvador received a lot of more than 51,000 COVID-19 Pfizer vaccines. This lot of vaccines are part of the COVAX program, which seeks to prioritize countries with significant vulnerability in the fight against the … Read more

Nayib Bukele

President Bukele’s post-legislative election message. “Our country changed forever”

Sunday night, President Nayib Bukele addressed the nation regarding the legislative elections of February 28. “Our country has changed forever,” declared the president in a nationally televised event. New Ideas, the political party created by Nayib Bukele, won 56 … Read more