Nayib Bukele, a businessman and former mayor of Palestinian descent, 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.
Nayib Bukele of Palestinian descent gets sworn in as El Salvador’s president
The son of a Muslim imam and a Christian, Bukele describes himself as believing in God rather than an adherent to a religion.
AFP, San Salvador
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