El Salvador

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LocationCentral America
Typenation state
Interest ofJim Steele
Member ofInternational Criminal Court, Organisation of American States, UN
A small Spanish-speaking nation state in Central America. Brutal CIA proxy war in the 1980s

El Salvador is a nation state in Central America. The name is Spanish for "The Saviour" in English.


Independence declared from Mexico in 1823.


In 2021 El Salvador became the first nation in the world to adopt bitcoin as legal tender.[1] The IMF have urged them to reverse the policy.[2]

It had the world's second highest incarceration rate, after USA.[3]



El Mozote Massacre


A citizen of El Salvador on Wikispooks

Óscar Romero15 August 191724 March 1980Spoke out against poverty, social injustice, assassinations and torture. Assassinated while giving mass.
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