El Salvador Government
President Nayib Bukele security plan. “Territorial control plan”
President Nayib Bukele security plan or Territorial control plan has seven phases; the first phase focuses on gaining control of the Salvadoran territory. Bukele’s other three phases’ objectives are the social reconstruction of communities, the modernizing of the police, and the incursion of police and army personal into gang-controlled … Read more
Salvadoran Legislators approve funding for phases 2 and 3 of Bukele’s territorial control plan
Yesterday, May 11, the Legislative Assembly approved the financing for phases two and three of President Bukele’s security plan known as the “Territorial Control Plan.” The previous legislature did not approve funding for these phases. With 75 votes out of 84, the new legislature approved a loan for $91 … Read more
El Salvador Ferry, a strategic project to facilitate trade with Costa Rica
El Salvador Ferry is a strategic project by the Nayib Bukele administration to strengthen the commercial exchange between Costa Rica and El Salvador. Once completed, the ferry would connect the Port of La Unión in El Salvador and the Caldera Port in Costa Rica. In early March 2021, officials … Read more
Salvadoran government to give computers to all students in public schools
On Monday, February 22nd, President Nayib Bukele, along with first lady Gabriela de Bukele and Minister of Education Carla Hanania de Varela, began delivering computers to students in public schools. The first beneficiaries to receive the computers will be high school students. The president said that high school students … Read more
El Salvador tax evasion. The new government unit is going after tax evaders.
On Tuesday, Nov 8, the Salvadoran government announced a new tax evasion unit called the “Tax Evasion Repatriation Unit.” The unit’s primary purpose is to investigate transactions between Salvadoran companies or individuals and tax haven countries. According to the Salvadoran government, it is estimated that El Salvador tax evasion … Read more
El Salvador hopes to revive tourism with a folkloric art rebrand.
On October 7, Salvadoran Tourism Minister Morena Valdez launched the new tourism logo “El Salvador” inspired by the work and art of Fernando Llort. The newly designed rebrand is intended to promote tourist destinations alongside the Surf City branding concept. The new brand “El Salvador” is an effort by … Read more
The El Salvador Pacific Airport. A project by Nayib Bukele.
The El Salvador Pacific Airport is a new international airport that will be built in the eastern part of El Salvador, in the department of La Union. This airport will serve as a hub to cities in Europe, the Caribbean, North America, and South America. The new airport is … Read more
Nayib Bukele, President of El Salvador from 2019 to 2024.
Nayib Bukele, the current president of El Salvador, was sworn in on June 1st, 2019, and it will serve a five-year term ending in 2024. At the age of 37, Bukele became the 46th president of El Salvador; he is the youngest person ever elected as president of this … Read more