Several epidemiologists warned of possible virus outbreaks among shelters because of close-quarter gatherings.Full Story
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The Salvadoran leader urged his people to pray in open spaces and out of churches, keeping a safe distance.
Quarantine restrictions prevented many workers to go outdoors and find labor, so they faced income cuts.
The measure extends for 30 days the suspension of classes and transit in areas affected by the pandemic.
Opposition deputies and human rights activists cataloged the action of the executive as "ignorant" of congress and a "state of emergency".
The protests were related to the extension of the strict quarantine measures and the delay in the payment of a bonus for public servants.
93 families ask for beans, rice, oil, milk, and other necessities that they can no longer buy.
El Salvador's political figures criticized the ban for leaving civilians unprotected during these difficult times.
Bukele’s opposition and international organizations have criticized these severe measures.
There are hundreds of Latin American leaders imprisoned for defending their communities.