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San Salvador City Hall will impose fines of up to $2,200 on those who throw garbage on the streets


The San Salvador city mayor and its council modified municipal articles to increase fines on those who throw garbage on the streets; these penalties directly attack the issue of trash on the streets. The changes were approved at a council meeting in San Salvador on Tuesday, September 13th. Articles 84 … Read more

El Salvador Transportation Board

Transportation sectors ask Bukele to consider running for a second presidential term in 2024


During a September 12th press conference in Antiguo Cuscatlan, the Salvadoran national transportation board asked President Nayib Bukele to consider seeking a second term as President during the 2024 elections. The National Transportation Board reported that extortions in the transportation sector have been reduced by 95% thanks to the exception … Read more

Nayib Bukele

Few Salvadorans use bitcoin as a daily currency or investment. “LPG Datos survey”


September 7th marked the first anniversary of Bitcoin becoming a legal tender in El Salvador. The latest LPG Datos survey revealed that most Salvadorans do not use bitcoin as daily tender or investment. According to LPG, “the population is inclined to think that the project has had a more negative … Read more


El Salvador to prosecute members of Salvadoran Death Squads of the 1980s for the first time in history


On September 8th, 2022, Salvadoran prosecutors presented an indictment against four people who were part of Salvadoran death squads, which operated in the 1980s during the Salvadoran Civil War. The Salvadoran death squads were a group of paramilitary members responsible for multiple killings during the country’s 12-year civil war, 1980 … Read more

San Salvador Historic District

San Salvador City Hall relocates street vendors around the Historic Downtown Center


The San Salvador City Hall continues with the process of recovering public spaces around the San Salvador Historic District. Last week, it continued to remove street vendors from the nearby streets; they are to be relocated to the 23 traditional markets of the nation’s capital. According to a newspaper article, … Read more