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A reluctant warrior? An examination of Gen. Colin Powell’s bloody legacy from Iraq to Latin America

Alternet 22 Oct 2021
military policy in Latin America at a time when U.S.-backed forces killed hundreds of thousands of people in El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala and other countries ... When it called for — remember, in 1989, the FMLN guerrillas, for example, we launched an offensive in the capital of San Salvador to basically demonstrate to the U.S.

Blinken, on Colombia visit, says human rights accountability critical

Metro USA 21 Oct 2021
The ministerial meeting on migration on Wednesday evening includes officials from Chile, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Honduras, Peru, Ecuador, Guatemala and El Salvador, among others. Before leaving the Ecuadorean capital of Quito earlier on Wednesday, Blinken said countries in the ...

President Bukele calls the latest Bitcoin (BTC) protest in El Salvador a failure

Cryptoslate 19 Oct 2021
El Salvador’s President Bukele responded to the weekend’s Bitcoin protest, calling it a failure while also downplaying the numbers involved ... On Sunday, ugly scenes saw thousands of protestors march through the capital, San Salvador ... Since becoming legal tender in El Salvador, Bitcoin has appreciated 30% in value.

Thousands protest in El Salvador against President Bukele’s Bitcoin Law and other issues

Bitcoiner X 19 Oct 2021
Some 4,000 demonstrators carried posters and chants condemning bitcoin, which became legal tender in El Salvador last month, through the capital city of San Salvador, local media said.

Thousands march in El Salvador demanding resignation of President Nayib Bukele

People's World 19 Oct 2021
Thousands marched in El Salvador on Sunday demanding the resignation of President Nayib Bukele, whom they ... Local media estimated about 4,000 people took to the streets of the capital San Salvador, raising slogans reading.

El Salvador says bitcoin won’t hinder $1.3bn IMF deal

Business Day 19 Oct 2021
El Salvador’s adoption of bitcoin won’t be an obstacle for the government to reach a $1.3bn loan agreement with the International Monetary Fund, according to the country’s central bank president ... Perhaps, upside risks,” Rodriguez said in a virtual interview from the capital, San Salvador.

Thousands in El Salvador join protests against Bukele government

Metro USA 18 Oct 2021
Local media estimated at least 4,000 people marched through capital San Salvador ... Sunday’s protesters chanted slogans including “What does El Salvador want? Get rid of the dictator!” Near the capital’s main square, some set fire to an effigy bearing the likeness of the 40-year-old president.

Thousands in El Salvador protest against Bukele government

Press TV 18 Oct 2021
According to the local media, an estimated number of 4000 people marched through the capital San Salvador on Sunday, decrying the ouster of Supreme Court judges, and blasting Bukele for seeking a second consecutive term ... “What does El Salvador want? Get rid of the dictator!” the people chanted near the capital's main square ... El Salvador.
photo: AP / Salvador Melendez
A demonstrator holds a sign that reads in Spanish "No more debt," during the protest against President Nayib Bukele in San Salvador, El Salvador, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021

Thousands protest in El Salvador against Bukele government

Reuters 18 Oct 2021
At least 4,000 people, according to estimates by local media, marched through capital San Salvador with banners and signs rejecting bitcoin, which officially became legal tender in the Central American country in September, the removal of Supreme Court judges and the potential for Bukele to seek a second consecutive term.

El Salvador: Thousands march against Bukele

One India 18 Oct 2021
Thousands of protesters took to the streets in El ...

Anti-government protests rock El Salvador as president nears half term

La Prensa Latina 18 Oct 2021
San Salvador, Oct 17 (EFE).- Thousands of people returned to the streets of the capital El Salvador Sunday to protest against the policies of the country’s popular President Nayib Bukele ahead of the halfway mark of his five-year term in December ... the heart of San Salvador.

El Salvador: Thousands march against President Nayib Bukele

Deutsche Welle 18 Oct 2021
Demonstrators in the capital San Salvador rallied against what they say is increasing authoritarianism. President Nayib Bukele has stacked the highest court in his favor and made bitcoin legal tender ... .

El Salvador explores bitcoin mining powered by volcanoes

The Tribune Greeley 17 Oct 2021
BERLIN, El Salvador (AP) — At a geothermal power plant near El Salvador’s Tecapa volcano, 300 computers whir inside a trailer as they make complex mathematical calculations day and night verifying transactions for the cryptocurrency bitcoin ... dollar in El Salvador ... El Salvador imports about one-fifth to one-quarter of its electricity.

El Salvadorans Are Converting Their USD to BTC as Interest in Bitcoin Soars

CryptoPotato 17 Oct 2021
Earlier in its bitcoin adoption journey, El Salvador and its president received backlash from skeptics who argued that the decision would be detrimental to the country’s economy ... Foreign investors in El Salvador benefit from the law, too, as they are not taxed on capital gains from their bitcoin investments.