El Salvador’s President Granted Leave of Absence to Run for Re-Election

[ad_1] SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) – El Salvador’s Congress late on Thursday granted President Nayib Bukele permission to leave his post so that he can campaign ahead of the country’s presidential election next year. (Reporting by Nelson Renteria; Editing by Brendan O’Boyle) Copyright 2023 Thomson Reuters. [ad_2] Source link

El Salvador’s President Asks for Leave of Absence to Seek Reelection

[ad_1] SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) -Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele announced on Tuesday he will formally ask Congress to approve a leave of absence over the next few days to allow him to run for reelection as president of the Central American nation next year. The country’s electoral tribunal approved Bukele’s candidacy earlier this month. In a … Read more

El Salvador Hosts Miss Universe as Protesters Denounce Mass Arrests

[ad_1] SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) – At least 300 people protested in El Salvador on Saturday against an anti-gang crackdown they said was putting innocent people behind bars, hours before the Central American country hosts the Miss Universe competition for the first time since 1975. Some constitutional guarantees have been suspended since March 2022 in a … Read more