Politics and Government


Nayib Bukele Approval Rating

Nayib Bukele Approval Rating. 8.08 score out of 10 in the latest survey


President Nayib Bukele’s approval rating is one of the highest any Salvadoran president has ever maintained; he is regarded as one of the most popular world leaders. The Salvadoran president has maintained an approval rating of over 75 percent since taking office on June 1st, 2019. The latest survey, conducted … Read more

Monsignor Luis Escobar Alas

Bukele’s re-election is a petition from the people, says Monsignor Escobar Alas


The people want President Bukele to be re-elected, said Monsignor Escobar Alas, the highest representative of the Catholic Church in El Salvador, in a press conference this Sunday, September 25th, 2022. “Is a request that the people have repeatedly made of him, in one way or another,” stated Monsignor Alas. … Read more

Salvadoran Legislative Assembly

Salvadoran Legislators approve the fifth extension of the State of Exception


At the request of Presiden Bukele’s security cabinet, the Salvadoran legislature approved the extension of the State of Exception emergency regime for the fifth consecutive time. The Minister of Security, Gustavo Villatoro, arrived at the Legislative Assembly on August 16th, accompanied by the Minister of Defense, Rene Francis Merino Monroy, … Read more

Salvadoran Students

Salvadoran Government Gives FREE Computers to All Students in Public Schools


President Nayib Bukele, along with first lady Gabriela de Bukele and Minister of Education Carla Hanania de Varela, began giving FREE computers to students in public schools. This inaugural event took place on Monday, February 22nd, 2021. The first beneficiaries to receive the computers were high school students; then, it … Read more

Animal Welfare Law

Salvadoran Legislature Approves El Salvador Animal Welfare Law


The Salvadoran Legislative Assembly approved the El Salvador Animal Welfare Law, whose principal function will be the complete protection of pets and companion animals. The El Salvador Animal Welfare Law passed with 76 votes in favor; it seeks to benefit rescuer’s work and those groups that work for the care … Read more

El Salvador Embassy in Turkey

El Salvador Officially Inaugurates its Embassy in Ankara Turkey


On January 20th, 2022, the Salvadoran Minister of Foreign Affairs, Alexandra Hill, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, Mevlut Cavusoglu, inaugurated the Embassy of El Salvador in Ankara, Turkey. Despite having diplomatic relations with Turkey for more than 70 years, it was until 2022 that the embassy was … Read more

Nayib Bukele

Opinion: Gang truce or not, President Bukele is still popular in El Salvador


Despite accusations of negotiating a secret truce with organized crime, authoritarianism, corruption, and nepotism, Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele keeps a strong score of popularity among Salvadorans. During the first half of his five-year term, the international community has condemned military actions, such as when Bukele entered the Salvadoran parliament with heavy-armed military staff to pressure … Read more