Politics and Government


Salvadoran State of Exception Security Measure

El Salvador’s State of Exception: The Anti-gang Security Measure Gets Extended for the 26th Consecutive Time


The State of Exception in El Salvador is a security measure enforced by the Salvadoran Government to directly combat criminal gangs. It restricts certain constitutional guarantees; however, it is credited for reducing crime and homicides. To continue the direct fight against criminal organizations that began in March 2022, the Salvadoran … Read more

President Nayib Bukele Approval Rating

President Nayib Bukele’s Approval Rating! What’s Behind the President’s Popularity?


Since becoming president in 2019, President Nayib Bukele’s approval rating has been over 75%; his approval is the highest any Salvadoran president has sustained during a presidential term. Bukele is the world leader with the highest domestic support. Nayib Bukele’s popularity continues in 2024. His dynamic leadership, emphasis on improving … Read more

El Salvador State of Exception

El Salvador State of Exception; A Security Measure Implemented to Fight Gangs


El Salvador’s State of Exception is a security measure implemented by the Salvadoran Government to attack criminal gangs directly. The state of exception that restricts some constitutional guarantees has resulted in the arrest of over 79,000 alleged gang members and collaborators. The security measure was approved in late March 2022 … Read more

Nayib Bukele’s territorial control plan

Nayib Bukele’s Territorial Control Plan: Transforming El Salvador’s Security Landscape


Under President Nayib Bukele’s government, El Salvador has witnessed a remarkable transformation in its security landscape. The administration’s severe security measures have effectively bolstered safety and instilled greater confidence among the population. Nayib Bukele’s territorial control plan is one of the strategies! Nayib Bukele’s territorial control plan consists of seven … Read more

2024 Salvadoran Elections

Insights Into the 2024 Salvadoran Elections Results: Democracy in Action!


The 2024 Salvadoran Elections marked a pivotal moment in the country’s political landscape. It was the first time an incumbent president ran for re-election in over 50 years and won with 84.65% of the votes. The elections saw Nayib Bukele’s New Ideas political party assert a commanding victory in all … Read more

Women in Government in El Salvador

Women in Government in El Salvador to Have Low Representation During the 2024-2027 Governmental Period


In El Salvador, women have faced notable underrepresentation in government roles, highlighting an enduring disparity in political leadership. This imbalance underscores persistent barriers to female participation in shaping the country’s governance and policies. Despite strides toward gender equality, the limited presence of women in governmental positions underscores systemic challenges and … Read more

El Salvador Political Parties

El Salvador Political Parties: Navigating El Salvador’s Political Landscape


The political parties in El Salvador unveil a diverse spectrum of ideologies, histories, and influences. From established entities such as ARENA, PCN, and New Ideas to emerging ones such as VAMOS and Solidarity Force, each political party plays a pivotal role in shaping the country’s political dynamics and governance. The … Read more