Politics and Government


Salvadoran Congress

Removal of Attorney General and Magistrates is not Alarming most Salvadorans


The newly elected Salvador legislature began its three-year term. This day is usually a formality with activities such as the swearing-in ceremony of all newly elected deputies. But not this time. In an unprecedented move, the Legislative Assembly voted to fire all five magistrates of the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Judicial Court and… 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 … Read more