‘Our country is like a sick child, we all have to take care of it’: Nayib Bukele sworn in as president of El Salvador

//‘Our country is like a sick child, we all have to take care of it’: Nayib Bukele sworn in as president of El Salvador

‘Our country is like a sick child, we all have to take care of it’: Nayib Bukele sworn in as president of El Salvador

Conservative businessman Nayib Bukele took office Saturday as president of El Salvador, tasked with turning around grinding poverty and rampant gang violence that are sending thousands fleeing to the United States.Bukele was sworn in by the speaker of the National Assembly in a square in downtown San Salvador, as a large, boisterous crowd applauded and shouted “We did it!”The telegenic Bukele, 37, was elected in February to succeed Salvador Sanchez Ceren, a leftist former guerilla who…

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