Marcos’s Recent Stories
Economy Jun 09El Salvador makes Bitcoin legal tender
The digital currency will be able to be used in any transaction and any business will have to accept payment in Bitcoin, with the exception of those lacking the technology to do so.
World Apr 28El Salvador leader fights crime and virus, drawing criticism
As his first year in power comes to a close, El Salvador President Nayib Bukele is fighting both the coronavirus and the country's powerful street gangs with tactics that some say are putting the young democracy at risk.
World Jul 01Drowned migrant father and daughter buried in El Salvador
About 200 relatives and friends followed a hearse bearing the bodies of Óscar Martínez and his 23-month-old daughter Valeria inside La Bermeja municipal cemetery in southern San Salvador.
World Feb 04Nayib Bukele wins El Salvador presidency vowing to end corruption
A youthful former mayor of the capital easily won El Salvador's presidency, getting more votes than his three rivals combined to usher out the two parties that dominated politics for a quarter century in the crime-plagued Central America nation.