The government seized 800kg of cocaine, valued at 20 million dollars

The President of the Republic, Nayib Bukele, reported this Wednesday that the Naval Force intercepted a boat with 6 Mexicans on board and 800 kilos of cocaine, valued at 20 million dollars.

«The drug traffickers carried an AK-47 with which they tried to attack our marines, who used legitimate defense, resulting in a drug trafficker wounded in the leg» — said the president. Seguir leyendo The government seized 800kg of cocaine, valued at 20 million dollars

The Foreign Ministry and the Consumer Protection Office signed an agreement to bring services closer to the diaspora

The government of President Nayib Bukele, through the Foreign Ministry and the Consumer Ombudsman, works to bring advisory services to Salvadorans living abroad and guide them in their concerns and needs.

«I am excited, happy, and proud to be able to give our Salvadoran diaspora another piece of good news (signing of an agreement to bring services closer to consumers),» — said the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Alexandra Hill Tinoco.2 Seguir leyendo The Foreign Ministry and the Consumer Protection Office signed an agreement to bring services closer to the diaspora

The government offers 20,000 jobs to people with disabilities

Through the Labor Insertion Program, the Ministry of Labor provides decent employment opportunities to more people with disabilities throughout the national territory. The Minister of Labor, Rolando Castro, explained that they have many jobs and few profiles, but at the same time, he guaranteed to place all the people who apply to the different offices of the said ministry in search of an opportunity. «We … Seguir leyendo The government offers 20,000 jobs to people with disabilities

The government of El Salvador works 24/7 against crime. 6,800 gang members have been captured in recent days

According to official figures from the National Civil Police (PNC) published in the early hours of today, a total of 6,894 members of gang groups have been captured by the authorities in the last 11 days. Seguir leyendo The government of El Salvador works 24/7 against crime. 6,800 gang members have been captured in recent days

The Salvadoran government strengthens hospitals by providing them with modern equipment

The government of El Salvador continues to strengthen the national network of hospitals, a job that is among the priorities, and that is accompanied by modern equipment for optimal care for Salvadoran residents.

The lack of decent infrastructure to care for patients and the urgent need for equipment and furniture in the network of hospitals, which had deteriorated due to years of neglect, were part of the main problems that directly affected the population in terms of health. Seguir leyendo The Salvadoran government strengthens hospitals by providing them with modern equipment

More Salvadorans living abroad have now the right to vote, and the number is growing

The Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) issued today a report stating that 11,039 Salvadorans residing abroad have been incorporated into the Electoral Registry, which will allow them to exercise their right to vote as of the next elections to be held. in February 2024. Seguir leyendo More Salvadorans living abroad have now the right to vote, and the number is growing

Drug seizures totaled $274 million in El Salvador

The Defense Minister, Francis Merino Monroy, made a balance of the total drug seized by authorities in 2021 and its market value, which exceeds $274 million, this morning during a television interview. «During the year, we seized a total of 11.8 kilograms of different types of drugs, and this amounts to more than $274 million,» — said the minister. Seguir leyendo Drug seizures totaled $274 million in El Salvador