The Judicial Investigations office said the scheme involved bonuses and improper payments to government workers sponsored by private construction firms, with bribes allegedly including cars, land and cash.
Managua says detention of 13 opposition figures, including four presidential hopefuls, is warranted, saying they are "usurpers" funded by US to topple President Daniel Ortega.
Government of President Daniel Ortega arrests four more opposition leaders during the biggest one-day round up so far, in what appears to be widespread detentions of anyone who might challenge his rule.
The law would create mechanisms to help Salvadorans, especially small businesses, quickly convert payments they receive in bitcoins into dollars.
How can the US address the roots of migration in the region, when it itself sows the seeds for instability, violence, poverty and inequality?
US Vice President Kamala Harris holds talks with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador during a visit to the region aimed at tackling the "root causes" of spike in migration.
About 1.6 million children at more than 24,000 schools attend face-to-face classes, Education Ministry says, for the first time in more than a year.
All 500 seats in the lower house, 15 state governorships and thousands of local leadership positions are up for grabs, with some 93.5 million Mexicans eligible to vote.
El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele said that he will send a bill to Congress next week to make bitcoin legal tender in the Central American nation, touting its potential to help Salvadorans living abroad send remittances home.
Initial reports suggested the collapse was caused by flooding at the mine in the municipality of Muzquiz, in the northern state of Coahuila.
With several dozen politicians already being gunned down in pre-election violence, the country's democratic process is marred by vote-buying and horsetrading.
Mexico's Culture Minister Alejandra Frausto sent letters to the companies which request a "public explanation on what basis it could privatise collective property."
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