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More than 60 children detained, beaten, tortured in El Salvador, HRW says

EL SALVADOR-RIGHTS/:More than 60 children detained, beaten, tortured in El Salvador, HRW says

More than 60 children detained, beaten, tortured in El Salvador, HRW says
Published on Jul 16, 2024 11:32 AM IST
Reuters |

At least 261 people have died in El Salvador's prisons under anti-gang crackdown, rights group says

At least 261 people have died in El Salvador's prisons under anti-gang crackdown, rights group says

At least 261 people have died in El Salvador's prisons under anti-gang crackdown, rights group says
Published on Jul 11, 2024 02:58 AM IST
AP |

In Bukele's El Salvador, shrinking space for sexual diversity

In Bukele's El Salvador, shrinking space for sexual diversity

In Bukele's El Salvador, shrinking space for sexual diversity
Published on Jul 08, 2024 07:30 AM IST

El Salvador president's free passports scheme has got Americans abuzz

After his crackdown on street gangs, Salvadoran president Nayib Bukele is looking up to prospective positive impacts of promoting relocation to his country.

(FILES) Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele delivers a speech after casting his vote in San Salvador on February 4, 2024. El Salvador's two-year state of emergency has created a spiraling human rights crisis, Amnesty International said on March 27, 2024, calling the country's war on gangs
Published on Apr 07, 2024 09:40 PM IST

El Salvador president announces 5,000 free passport scheme. Details here

El Salvador is the smallest country in Central America. The country has a small population of less than one crore.

Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele (AFP)
Published on Apr 07, 2024 07:26 PM IST

About Mary Wollstonecraft who made Miss Universe 2023 Sheynnis Palacios win

Here's all you need to know about Mary Wollstonecraft, who Sheynnis Palacios of Nicaragua honoured in her powerful speech to win the crown at Miss Universe 2023

Miss Nicaragua Sheynnis Palacios reacts after being crowned Miss Universe during the 72nd Miss Universe pageant in San Salvador, El Salvador November 18, 2023. Here's her winning speech (Photo by REUTERS/Jose Cabezas)
Published on Nov 19, 2023 10:32 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi

Miss Universe 2023: Meet two transgender participants whose win can make history

Miss Universe 2023 opens new chapter with transgender inclusion and if either of the two transwomen emerge victorious, they will make history to don the crown

Miss Universe 2023: Meet the two transgender participants whose win can make history (Photo by Twitter/Winwineklabu)
Published on Nov 19, 2023 07:28 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi

El Salvador slaps $1,000 tax on travellers from India, Africa. Here's why

People traveling on passports from India or any one of more than 50 African nations will be obliged to pay the fee, El Salvador’s port authority said.

The money raised will be used to improve the nation’s main international airport, the authority added. (Reuters/File)
Published on Oct 27, 2023 03:11 PM IST
Bloomberg |

Is Pakistan disowning its first ever Miss Universe contestant? Here's why

Contestant Erica Robin from Karachi is facing immense backlash ahead of Pakistan's debut at the Miss Universe beauty pageant. Here's why

Is Pakistan disowning its first ever Miss Universe contestant? Here's why Erica Robin is facing backlash (Photo by Twitter/sahil17306)
Published on Oct 12, 2023 12:30 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi

On migrant trail, the ‘donkey route’ that Indians use to illegally enter US

One of the branches of the “donkey route”, used by hundreds of Indians from Delhi-NCR, Haryana, Punjab and Gujarat to enter US, was busted in Delhi on May 2.

A screengrab of a video showing people illegally crossing over to the US via Mexico. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 03:55 PM IST
ByShiv Sunny

Magnitude 6.5 quake hits El Salvador's Pacific coast; no tsunami warning

No damages were immediately reported and the earthquake did not trigger a tsunami warning.

The earthquake struck El Salvador's Pacific coast at a depth of nearly 70 kilometers. (Representative Image)
Published on Jul 19, 2023 06:30 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Nisha Anand

12 dead in stampede at El Salvador stadium during football match: Report

El Salvador Stadium: "The number of deaths after the stampede at the Cuscatlan Stadium amounts to nine," the National Civil Police posted on Twitter.

El Salvador Stadium: Nine dead in stampede at El Salvador stadium, police said. (Representational)
Updated on May 21, 2023 02:15 PM IST

El Salvador moves 2,000 alleged gang members to newly-made ‘mega prison’: Watch

A significant number of suspected gang members have been transferred to a recently opened ‘mega prison’, according to the country's President and populist leader Nayib Bukele.

Handout picture released by the Press Secretary of the Presidency of El Salvador showing police officers keeping watch during the arrival of inmates belonging to the MS-13 and 18 gangs to the new prison
Updated on Feb 26, 2023 05:40 AM IST
BySnehashish Roy

Chaparrastique volcano begins to erupt in eastern El Salvador

El Salvador: The eruption began Sunday when the volcano launched rock and ash to areas surrounding the crater. There were no reported injuries.

El Salvador: Smoke rises from San Miguel volcano, locally known as Chaparrastique, near San Miguel, El Salvado.(Reuters)
Published on Nov 29, 2022 11:25 AM IST

First country with crypto as legal tender now wants to issue bitcoin bonds

The proposal comes a year after President Nayib Bukele announced he would launch so-called "volcano bonds" to raise $1 billion to finance his "Bitcoin City" project, which included building a town on the Salvadoran coast funded by bitcoin-backed bonds.

El Salvador is the first country to make bitcoin legal tender(AFP)
Updated on Nov 24, 2022 07:32 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar

5.9 magnitude earthquake shakes El Salvador

El Salvador Earthquake: El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele classified the earthquake as magnitude.

El Salvador Earthquake: El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele classified the earthquake as magnitude.
Published on Nov 04, 2022 10:28 AM IST
Reuters |

Storm Julia kills 16 in Central America as it churns toward Mexico

Salvadoran authorities reported the deaths of nine people, including five soldiers, and at least 830 people evacuated.

A tractor cleans a landslide near the scene where soldiers were killed in a landslide during the impact of the Tropical Storm Julia that hit with wind and rain, in Comasagua, El Salvador, October 10, 2022. (REUTERS/Jose Cabezas)
Published on Oct 11, 2022 05:16 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta

El Salvador to fund veterinary hospital using bitcoin, president says

It is the first country in the world to recognise the cryptocurrency as legal tender.

Representations of cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Dash, Ethereum, Ripple and Litecoin (REUTERS)
Published on Oct 10, 2021 10:00 AM IST
Reuters |

El Salvador prez Nayib Bukele changes Twitter profile description to 'dictator'

Bukele is a heavy Twitter user, and after his description changed to “dictator,” he continued tweeting normally Monday about bitcoin. The price and potential of the cryptocurrency appears to fascinate Bukele, and he made bitcoin legal tender in El Salvador, the first country to do so.

The twitter profile of El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele reading 'Dictator of El Salvador' is seen on a computer screen in this photo illustration.(Reuters)
Published on Sep 21, 2021 07:19 AM IST
AP |

El Salvador president unveils 200 bitcoin buy, price jumps

Bitcoin temporarily climbed 1.39% to more than $52,600 on Monday afternoon, Refinitiv Eikon data showed, with a Reuters market analyst putting it on track for $56,000-$56,300.

Earlier on Monday, Bukele tweeted that
Published on Sep 07, 2021 06:34 AM IST
Reuters | , San Salvador

IMF sees risks after El Salvador makes Bitcoin legal tender

El Salvador’s congress approved a law this week requiring businesses to accept Bitcoin in exchange for goods and services.

Bitcoin banners are seen outside of a small restaurant at El Zonte Beach in Chiltiupan, El Salvador.(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 10, 2021 08:40 PM IST
Bloomberg |

‘Let me take a selfie first’: El Salvador president tells UN before his maiden speech

“Believe me, many more people will see that selfie when I share it than will listen to this speech - I hope I took a good one,” El Salvador President Nayib Bukele said.

In this photo from the Twitter account of El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele, Bukele smiles as he poses for a selfie during his address to the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N headquarters, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. (Nayib Bukele via AP)(AP Photo)
Updated on Sep 27, 2019 11:50 AM IST
New York | ByAsian News International

Donald Trump ‘hates’ photo of dead migrants, says that father was probably wonderful guy

Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramirez and daughter Valeria were trying to cross into the U.S. after fleeing from El Salvador when they were swept into the Rio Grande.

President Donald Trump on Wednesday blamed Democrats for the deaths of a migrant father and toddler girl whose bodies are depicted in searing photographs that have become a symbol of the perils faced by those trying to cross illegally into the U.S.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 27, 2019 09:57 AM IST
Washington | ByAssociated Press

Real Madrid confirm signing of ‘Japanese Messi’ Takefusa Kubo

Kubo, who has been dubbed the “Japanese Messi”, made his full international debut against El Salvador earlier this month and was also linked with Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Premier League champions Manchester City.

Japan strikerTakefusa Kubo takes part in a training session in Sao Paulo.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 14, 2019 05:22 PM IST
Madrid | ByAgence France-Presse

Donald Trump announces 5% tariff on Mexican goods in response to migrants

Trump made the announcement by tweet after telling reporters earlier Thursday that he was planning “a major statement” that would be his “biggest” so far on the border.

President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to cross the border.(REUTERS)
Updated on May 31, 2019 09:35 AM IST
Washington | ByAssociated Press

Donald Trump orders cut in aid to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador

According to the state department $2.6 billion in foreign assistance was provided by the US to the three countries over 2015-2018 fiscals

Border patrol officials have said the number of apprehensions of those trying to cross into the US illegally would be more than 100,000 in March, the highest monthly total in more than a decade, and most of them were between legal ports of entry.(REUTERS)
Updated on Mar 31, 2019 11:12 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Washington | ByYashwant Raj

Richarlison double helps Brazil to 5-0 triumph over El Salvador

Brazil ran out with a new-look side, with coach Tite giving debuts to goalkeeper Neto and full-back Eder Militao as well as first starts to Richarlison at centre forward and Arthur in midfield.

El Salvador defender Roberto Dominguez (left) chases after the ball alongside Brazil forward Richarlison.(AP)
Updated on Sep 12, 2018 09:29 AM IST
Landover | ByReuters

Neymar has a lot of growing to do despite Brazil captaincy, says Gilberto Silva

eymar was named permanent captain following Tite’s decision to scrap his rotation policy after the World Cup in Russia, where the Selecao were surprisingly eliminated in the quarter-finals.

Neymar controls the ball during the international friendly match between Brazil and the USA(AFP)
Updated on Sep 10, 2018 11:38 AM IST
Rio de Janeiro | ByOmnisport

Neymar’s behaviour deserves praise, claims Brazil coach Tite

Neymar was ridiculed by some for his theatrics during the World Cup, but Brazil coach Tite is firmly behind the Selecao star.

Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar during training.(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 18, 2018 01:27 PM IST
Rio de Janeiro | ByOmnisport
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