De Guevara Is Bitcoin Country’s Interim President As Bukele Steps Down To Run

Photo Credit: Dirección de Obras Municipales (DOM)

President Nayib Bukele of El Salvador has been granted a special license allowing him to temporarily step down from his presidential role to pursue a second term in the country’s upcoming elections on February 4, 2024. This move aligns with a 2021 Supreme Court ruling and the constitutional interpretation, specifying that Bukele can only seek a second term if he vacates the presidency six months prior to the start of the subsequent presidential term, commencing on June 1, 2024.

Of notable concern to many Salvadorans was Bukele’s security, particularly given his firm approach to combating criminal…

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