Politics & Government


Nayib Bukele Approval Rating

Nayib Bukele Approval Rating. See the Latest Poll Results


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

Gabriela de Bukele

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 are the ones who need it … Read more

Nayib Bukele

President Bukele’s popularity continues to be strong in El Salvador


On February 6, 2021, CID Gallup released its first poll of the year regarding Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele and his job managing the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the survey, 91 percent of Salvadorans approve of Bukele’s performance in managing the crisis. The February 6 CID Gallup survey is not the only one that shows how … Read more

El Salvador tax evasion

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 costs the country about 2 billion … Read more