Crime & Corruption


Finance Minister Zelaya

Finance Minister Files Notice Against NGO for $50 Million Tax Evasion


To enforce the Salvadoran Anti-Evasion Plan, the Minister of Finance, Alejandro Zelaya, presented to the Attorney General’s Office (FGR) two notices for crimes of alleged tax evasion and money laundering for $50 million. According to Zelaya, the notices correspond to operations carried out by a single NGO from a tax haven country in the Caribbean … Read more

Norman Quijano

Salvadoran legislators agree to initiate a pretrial against Norman Quijano


On Wednesday, November 3, 2021, ordinary plenary session, the Salvadoran legislature created a special commission to investigate and determine if Norman Quijano’s legislative immunity (Fuero) should be removed. Norman Quijano, currently a Salvadoran deputy at the Central American parliament or PARLACEN, has had immunity from legal prosecution since October 28, 2021. The request to remove … Read more

Ernesto Muyshondt

Salvadoran Police Arrests Ernesto Muyshondt, Former Mayor of San Salvador


On June 6, the Salvadoran Police arrested Ernesto Muyshondt, the former mayor of San Salvador, for crimes related to misappropriation of employee earnings. The arrest order was issued by the office of the Salvadoran attorney General. Muyshondt’s arrest took place outside the Isidro Menéndez Judicial Center. The former mayor was at a hearing where the … Read more