President Nayib Bukele is widely popular, but his most recent measure has drawn accusations that he is trying to suppress opposition demonstrations.
The arrest of cryptocurrency expert and Bitcoin law critic Mario Gómez sparked a social media campaign before he was eventually released.
Videos and documents compiled by investigators show the director of prisons seized records of meetings between the MS-13 and Nayib Bukele
After a mysterious donor turned a Salvadoran surf town into “Bitcoin Beach,” the country made crypto legal tender—and perhaps a source of profit.
High-ranking members of Nayib Bukele’s government as well as political allies have been accused of corruption by the U.S. State Department.
After worrying tweets about military power and extending his term, Nayib Bukele changed his profile picture to a Sacha Baron Cohen character from the film "The Dictator."
The environment for investigative outlets in the Central American nation is dire. Journalists who've written critically about the president face criminal investigations and threats from government officials.
His first act as president was to take a selfie.