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Nelson Renteria

Honduran, Nicaraguan, Venezuelan leaders not invited to Salvadoran's swearing-in

10 Apr 2019

SAN SALVADOR El Salvador's incoming president Nayib Bukele said on Tuesday he would not be inviting the leaders of Honduras, Nicaragua and Venezuela to his June 1 inauguration after criticizing them as illegitimate rulers.

El Salvador's top court approves extradition request for ex-President Funes

22 Mar 2019

SAN SALVADOR El Salvador's Supreme Court on Thursday approved a request by the country's attorney general that former President Mauricio Funes be extradited home from Nicaragua to face corruption charges.

Guatemalan presidential candidate Aldana 'not scared' of arrest threat

21 Mar 2019

SAN SALVADOR A Guatemalan presidential candidate known for tackling high-profile corruption as attorney general said on Wednesday that she would return from neighbouring El Salvador within days despite an arrest warrant.

Responding to El Salvador president-elect, China denies it meddles

14 Mar 2019

SAN SALVADOR China on Thursday rejected comments by Salvadoran President-elect Nayib Bukele, who accused the Asian power of not playing by the rules and intervening in other nations' affairs.

Trans asylum-seeker killed after U.S. deportation back to El Salvador

23 Feb 2019

SAN SALVADOR A Salvadoran transgender woman who sought asylum in the United States was killed weeks after she was deported, a rights group said on Friday, underscoring the dangers of the Trump administration's hardening policy on asylum seekers.

U.S., Central America launch plan to crack down on people smugglers

20 Feb 2019

SAN SALVADOR The United States and three Central American nations on Wednesday announced an effort to combat trafficking of people to the U.S.-Mexico border, days after U.S. President Donald Trump declared a national emergency, citing large-scale unlawful immigration.

U.S.'s Bolton speaks to El Salvador president-elect about 'predatory' China

14 Feb 2019

SAN SALVADOR El Salvador's President-elect Nayib Bukele spoke by phone on Wednesday with U.S. National Security advisor John Bolton, who said he requested cooperation to counteract what he called the "predatory" expansion of China.

U.S.'s Bolton speaks to El Salvador president-elect about 'predatory' China

13 Feb 2019

SAN SALVADOR El Salvador's President-elect Nayib Bukele spoke by phone on Wednesday with U.S. National Security advisor John Bolton, who said he requested cooperation to counteract what he called the "predatory" expansion of China.

El Salvador's incoming president, shunned by ruling party, forged own path

05 Feb 2019

SAN SALVADOR Expelled from the ruling leftist Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN) and thwarted in trying to create his own party, Nayib Bukele forged his own path to victory as an outsider in El Salvador's presidential election.

Salvadorans voice hope for change after outsider sweeps to presidency

04 Feb 2019

SAN SALVADOR Salvadorans voiced hope for a changed country on Monday after political outsider Nayib Bukele won a sweeping victory in the presidential election with a pledge to tackle the corruption and violence plaguing the Central American nation.

World News

Yellow vest demonstrators, police clash in Paris

Clashes broke out between dozens of demonstrators and police in Paris on the 23rd Saturday of yellow-vest protests after authorities warned that rioters could return to the French capital to spark a new wave of violence.