Gulf Times - El-Salvador
El Salvador first country to approve bitcoin as legal tender

El Salvador first country to approve bitcoin as legal tender

Bitcoin is to become legal tender in El Salvador, the country's president said, making it the first nation to adopt a cryptocurrency for everyday use.

Political crisis in El Salvador as parliament ousts judges, AG

Political crisis in El Salvador as parliament ousts judges, AG

A political storm has erupted in El Salvador as its parliament, newly controlled by President Nayib Bukele's party, dismissed the attorney general and top judges deemed hostile to the populist leader.

Top Salvadoran surfer dies after being struck by lightning

Top Salvadoran surfer dies after being struck by lightning

A member of El Salvador's national surfing team died Friday after she was struck by lighting while training, the country's National Institute of Sports (INDES) confirmed.

Storm Iota leaves over 30 dead in Central America

Storm Iota leaves over 30 dead in Central America

Iota's death toll rose to over 30 on Wednesday after the storm unleashed mudslides, smashed infrastructure and left thousands homeless in its wake across Central America ...

Qatar embassy delivers medical aid, equipment to El Salvador

Qatar embassy delivers medical aid, equipment to El Salvador

The embassy of Qatar in El Salvador handed over the first batch of medical aid, equipment and supplies provided by Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) to El Salvador, to help it face the global health emergency and to confront the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Qatar embassy delivers medical aid, equipment to El Salvador

Qatar embassy delivers medical aid, equipment to El Salvador

The Embassy of the State of Qatar to the Republic of El Salvador handed over the first batch of medical aid, equipment and supplies provided by Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) to El Salvador

Amir sends cable of congratulations to President of El Salvador

Amir sends cable of congratulations to President of El Salvador

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani sent today cables of congratulations to President of the Republic of El Salvador Nayib Bukele on the anniversary of his country's Independence Day...

Qatar provides medical equipment for El Salvador prison workers

Qatar provides medical equipment for El Salvador prison workers

The embassy of Qatar to El Salvador, in co-ordination with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in El Salvador, provided medical and preventive equipment for workers ...

Sheikha Moza meets El Salvador's First Lady

Sheikha Moza meets El Salvador's First Lady

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Education Above All, met on Sunday with the First Lady of El Salvador, Gabriela Rodriguez Bukele.

El Salvador expels Venezuelan diplomats

El Salvador expels Venezuelan diplomats

El Salvador has ordered Venezuela's diplomats to leave the country within 48 hours, in line with President Nayib Bukele's position that the Venezuelan government of Nicolas Maduro is illegitimate.

Amir meets outgoing ambassadors of Panama, El Salvador

Amir meets outgoing ambassadors of Panama, El Salvador

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met at the Amiri Diwan on Monday morning with Panama’s ambassador to Qatar Oreste del Rio Sandoval ...

Bodies of drowned migrant man, daughter back in El Salvador

Bodies of drowned migrant man, daughter back in El Salvador

The bodies of a man and his young daughter who drowned while trying to cross the Rio Grande from Mexico to the United States were returned on Sunday to their native El Salvador.