El Salvador’s Bukele faces first mass protest; accuses international community of funding opposition

In addition to the number of protesters, Wednesday's events mark the first major protest against 40-year-old Bukele, whose popularity ratings remain above 80%.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The marriage is over. On Wednesday, September 15, two years after the government's inauguration, thousands of people took to the streets of San Salvador to shout "enough" of Nayib Bukele, a president that polls continue to place at the top and with a high popularity.

But despite the favorable figures, the president is now facing the most representative act of rejection against his administration. Between 5,000 and 8,000 people held the largest demonstration since Bukele came to power in 2019.

In addition to the number of people in the streets, the leader was . . .

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