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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

USAID

The US to provide $300 million to Salvadoran, Guatemalan, and Honduras NGO’s


The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced on Thursday, November 4, that it will provide $300 million to Salvadoran, Guatemalan, and Honduras NG0’s. The funds will be provided over five years to local organizations to address the causes of irregular migration to the United States from El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala. Samantha Power, … 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 4th, 2021, the Salvadoran Police arrested Ernesto Muyshondt, the former mayor of San Salvador, for misappropriation of employee earnings. The arrest order was issued by the office of the Salvadoran attorney General. Muyshondt’s arrest took place at the Isidro Menéndez Judicial Center. The former mayor was at a hearing related to another charge … Read more

Iris Violeta Foundation

Iris Violeta Foundation hosts lunch for kids with chronic kidney disease and their families


On August 1, 2021, in San Salvador, the Iris Violeta foundation hosted a lunch for kids with chronic kidney disease and their families. This lunch was to show support for the patients and their families. The lunch was hosted by Otilia Santos, president of the foundation. Hosting these lunches for these kids and their families … Read more