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El Salvador Bitcoins

How Many Bitcoins does El Salvador Own? El Salvador Bitcoin INFO


As of May 9, 2022, El Salvador owns 2,301 Bitcoins. El Salvador has invested about $101,713,360.00 on Bitcoin purchases; the average price of each Bitcoin is $44,204. On June 5th, 2021, Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele declared that Bitcoin would become a legal tender in El Salvador. A few days later, … Read more

flowers and Palms festival in Panchimalco

The Flowers and Palms Festival in Panchimalco. What You Need to now!


The flowers and Palms festival in Panchimalco is a celebration that takes place every year, on the first weekend of May; it coincides with the arrival of El Salvador’s rainy season. This celebration is a mixture of Catholic Christian celebration and pre-Columbian customs. During this colorful weekend, the town of … Read more

Salvadoran Army

El Salvador’s gang crackdown is working, but worries over human rights violations are increasing


After a dramatic increase in homicides over three days in late March 2022 that left 87 dead, Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele and his security cabinet took swift action to stop the violence. Immediately, President Bukele asked congress to declare an emergency “state of exception” to deal with the increased violence … Read more

El Salvador Territorial Control Plan

President Nayib Bukele Security Plan. “El Salvador Territorial Control Plan”


El Salvador Territorial Control Plan or Nayib Bukele’s security plan has seven phases. Phase one focuses on gaining control of the territory, and two focuses on the social reconstruction of communities. Three and four are the modernizing of the police and the incursion of police and army personnel into gang-controlled … Read more

Day of the Cross in El Salvador

Celebrating the Day of the Cross in El Salvador, a historical tradition worth experiencing


The day of the cross in El Salvador is celebrated every year on May 3rd. In homes across El Salvador, families decorate a cross made out of Jiote tree with fruits and paper ornaments. This Salvadoran tradition dates back to colonial times, and it marks the start of the rainy … Read more