Politics and Government


Nayib Bukele

Nayib Bukele with High Approval Ratings After 2 1/2 years in office


It has been two and a half years since Nayib Bukele was sworn in as president of El Salvador. After his, June 1st, 2019, inaugural speech as president, everyone knew his style of government was going to be different. On that day, all the people who voted for Bukele seemed happy; they looked excited about … Read more

Attorney General Rodolfo Delgado

El Salvador Attorney General Rodolfo Delgado gets Re-Elected


El Salvador Attorney General Rodolfo Delgado got Re-Elected for three more years by the Salvadoran Legislative Assembly on Wednesday, December 22nd. His term will start from January 1st, 2022, to January 5th, 2025. Delgado was appointed, by legislators, to be a temporary Attorney General on May 1st, 2021. He replaced Attorney General Raul Melara, who … Read more

Norman Quijano

Legislators Remove Norman Quijano’s Constitutional Protection “Fuero”


Today, June 15th, 2021, the Salvadoran legislature removed Norman Quijano’s legal immunity (Fuero) from prosecution. With 66 votes in favor and one abstention, the Legislative Assembly approved withdrawing Quijano’s legal protection. Norman Quijano, a high-ranking member of the right-wing political party ARENA, will face charges for electoral fraud and alleged negotiation of votes with gangs. … Read more

Nayib Bukele Approval Rating

Nayib Bukele Approval Rating. 85.1% Approval in the Latest Survey


According to all the surveys, President Nayib Bukele’s approval rating is over 75 percent since becoming president in June 2019. In all the surveys conducted since taking office, Bukele has received a rating or score of over 75 percent. Bukele’s approval rating is one of … Read more

Foreign Agents Registration Law

Foreign Agents Registration Law Brings Criticism to President Bukele


The proposed Foreign Agents Registration law requires that any person or organization in El Salvador carrying out activities that directly or indirectly respond to foreign interests be registered as foreign agents. Failure to register by the individual or organization could result in financial penalties and the possibility of prison time. The proposed bill also creates … Read more

Nayib Bukele

Proposed Salvadoran “Foreign Agent” Law Could Impact Media Organizations


Proposed by Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele and presented to congress on November 9, the law would require individuals and organizations receiving international funds to register as “foreign agents” with the Ministry of Interior, according to a report by Salvadoran news website El Faro. The rules would apply to a broad range of organizations and … Read more

FMLN

The FMLN Describes Nicaragua’s Election as a “True Democratic Festivity”


The Salvadoran left-wing political party FMLN described Nicaragua’s presidential elections as a true democratic festivity. The congratulatory message was tweeted Sunday, November 8, in the FMLN official Twitter account. “We congratulate the sovereign Nicaraguan people for submitting to elections and demonstrating a true democratic festivity. Likewise, we salute the glorious Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN), … Read more