Writer / Blogger: I write about life, culture, religion, politics, travel, and news in Central America, but especially El Salvador. My writings reflect my own views.
El Salvador’s challenges and concerns: What Concerns Salvadorans the most going into 2024?
El Salvador’s challenges and concerns – It is November 2023, and with presidential and legislative elections less than three months away, El Salvador’s politics and politicians are about to take center stage extensively. The spotlight has been and will continue to be on President Bukele’s possible re-election and the democratic … Read more
Opinion: President Bukele’s possible re-election continues to be a hot topic of discussion
The potential re-election of President Nayib Bukele continues to be a hot topic of discussion. President Bukele announced on September 15, 2022, that he would register as a candidate for the 2024 presidential elections. New Ideas, the political party created by Bukele, held its internal elections in July 2023 and … Read more
2024 Presidential Electoral Campaign Begins with a Weakened Opposition Looking to Defeat Bukele
On Tuesday, October 3, the four-month phase in which the candidates for President (2024-2029) can make propaganda officially started. The presidential propaganda period ends on January 31, with Bukele being the candidate to beat given his popularity. As of October 3, only two presidential formulas have requested registration with the … Read more
Opinion: El Salvador’s gang crackdown is working, but criticism over human rights violations continues
After a dramatic increase in homicides over three days in late March 2022 that left 87 Salvadorans dead, President Nayib Bukele and his security cabinet took swift action to stop the violence and start a gang crackdown; they requested the Legislative Assembly the approval of the State of Exception. President … Read more
Traveling to El Salvador with Tattoos, Should you be Worried?
Many visitors wonder if traveling to El Salvador with tattoos is going to be a problem; some wonder if they should take extra precautions when visiting or not visit the country at all. Traveling to El Salvador with tattoos should not be a concern for almost everyone who visits and … Read more