El Salvador’s new president-elect Nayib Bukele, won in resounding fashion, means that he will take office with few friends in congress.
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Bordered by Mexico to the north and Colombia to the southeast, Central America consists of seven countries: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. Many countries in the region suffer from high crime rates.
Salvadorans will vote in the first round of a presidential election, with a former mayor set to win the top job and end decades of a two-party system.
There are four candidates who aspire to lead the country, what is undeniable is that the race is between two candidates Bukele and Calleja.
As crisis in Nicaragua reaches nearly a year, World Movement remains heartened by actions taken by international community to defend Nicaraguan citizens.
Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed grave concern about prominent Nicaraguan journalist Carlos Fernando Chamorro, who has fled the country.
Nicaragua’s oldest and most-widely read newspaper published its Friday edition with a blank front page in protest against Ortega government.
Guatemala’s highest court issued a ruling Wednesday blocking President Jimmy Morales’ decision to unilaterally end a U.N. anti-corruption commission.
Guatemala to shut down United Nations corruption body on Tuesday, 8 months earlier than expected, over accusations the body interfered in internal affairs.
In a week Nicaragua’s Ortega tightens fists by shuttering voices of dissent and expelling international monitors documenting his governments alleged crimes.
Nicaragua expels Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) dedicated to investigating anti-government protests that turned violent, the group said.