El Salvador’s Minister of Defense, René Francis Merino Monroy, recently welcomed the Sheriff of Suffolk County, New York, Errol D. Toulon, and Deputy Sheriff Kevin T. Catalina to his country to showcase the remarkable outcomes of the government’s security strategy aimed at minimizing gang-related homicides and other crimes. Seguir leyendo Salvadoran Minister of Defense Shares Successful Gang War Results with US Sheriff.
In his recent address to the United Nations, President Nayib Bukele of El Salvador delivered a powerful message that reverberates far beyond his country’s borders. The central theme of his speech can be encapsulated in a single phrase: “Embrace Sovereignty and Courage for Transformation.” Bukele’s impassioned words highlighted the remarkable journey of El Salvador from a nation plagued by violence and insecurity to one on the cusp of a brighter, more prosperous future. Seguir leyendo Nayib Bukele’s Message to United Nations General Assembly: Embrace Sovereignty and Courage for Transformation.
This state-of-the-art security system, with an investment totaling $6.7 million, boasts a network of 500 cameras equipped with advanced features, including facial recognition and license plate reading capabilities. Seguir leyendo San Salvador City Hall Inaugurates “Sívar Seguro” Surveillance System.
During his address, President Bukele also introduced the establishment of the National Integration Directorate, which will be spearheaded by Alejandro Gutman. This initiative aims to foster a more cohesive society by enhancing professional education opportunities while optimizing state resources. Seguir leyendo President Bukele Unveils Phase 6 of Territorial Control Plan, called “Integration”.
The meeting between Emir Tamim and President Bukele was an essential step in discussing ways to promote bilateral relations and identify potential areas of cooperation for El Salvador’s advancement. During the visit, both leaders are expected to sign agreements and memorandums of understanding covering diverse fields of cooperation. Additionally, they will address regional and international matters of mutual interest. Seguir leyendo His Highness The Emir of Qatar Meets with President Nayib Bukele to Strengthen Bilateral Relations.
El Salvador is undergoing a remarkable transformation, poised to host the Miss Universe 2023 pageant and shine a spotlight on its rich culture and breathtaking beauty. This transformation encompasses infrastructure development, improved roads, and a burgeoning tourism industry that promises to benefit all. Seguir leyendo El Salvador Transforms Itself and Prepares to Welcome Miss Universe to Illuminate the World.
El Salvador, once marred by high crime rates and gang violence, has witnessed a remarkable transformation in its security landscape. This transformation has culminated in the return of U.S. Peace Corps volunteers to the country, marking a significant milestone after their withdrawal in 2016 due to escalating violence and the presence of criminal gangs. Seguir leyendo Security Climate Restores U.S. Peace Corps in El Salvador.
The fight against fiscal crimes, including smuggling, is a top priority for President Nayib Bukele’s government in El Salvador. To strengthen their efforts, the Directorate General of Customs of El Salvador (DGA), a branch of the Ministry of Finance, has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the National Customs Authority of the Republic of Panama. Seguir leyendo El Salvador and Panama Join Forces to Combat Tax Evasion and Smuggling.
July 2023 marks the safest month in the history of El Salvador, with a homicide rate of 2.2 per 100,000 inhabitants for the year up to July. This achievement reflects the effective security plans implemented by President Nayib Bukele’s government since June 2019. Seguir leyendo El Salvador Has The Lowest Homicide Rate in Latin America Because its Successful Security Measures.
The commencement of ferry operations between El Salvador and Costa Rica on Thursday, August 10, brings a welcome solution to the risks faced by truckers on the road, as banditry targeting cargo-laden vehicles becomes a concern of the past. This new ferry connection not only offers various benefits to both nations but also mitigates the threat of thefts and assaults on truckers during their journeys on highways. Seguir leyendo New Ferry Connection Between El Salvador and Costa Rica to Safeguard Truckers Against Highway Robberies.