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Arrested FMLN ex-ministers

Salvadoran attorney general arrest five former FMLN ministers for corruption

On Thursday, July 22, the Prosecutor’s Office of the Salvadoran General attorney arrested five FMLN ex-ministers that served under the Mauricio Funes administration, 2009 to 2014. Additionally, arrest warrants were issued for five other former officials, that includes ex-president Salvador Sanchez Ceren. The five former FMLN officials arrested this … Read more

Nayib Bukele security plan

President Nayib Bukele security plan. “Territorial control plan”

President Nayib Bukele security plan or Territorial control plan has seven phases; the first phase focuses on gaining control of the Salvadoran territory. Bukele’s other three phases’ objectives are the social reconstruction of communities, the modernizing of the police, and the incursion of police and army personal into gang-controlled … Read more

Alexia Rivas

Alexia Rivas El Salvador. New Ideas political party deputy for San Salvador

Alexia Rivas is a deputy representing the department of San Salvador at the Salvadoran congress; her legislative period is from 2021 to 2024. Alexia Rivas is a member of New Ideas, the political party created by President Nayib Bukele; she won her seat in the February 28, 2021 elections. … Read more

Illegal Bonuses commission

Special Commission to investigate bonuses paid by previous Salvadoran presidents.

The Special Commission to investigate bonuses paid by the executive branch was created to examine all bonuses paid illegally to former officials in all three branches of government, other governmental institutions, businessmen, NGO representatives, editorialists, and journalists. The special Commission was sworn in on July 14, 2021, by Legislative … Read more

COVID-19 Vaccines

El Salvador receives 3 million COVID-19 vaccines, 1.5 from the U.S. and 1.5 from China

The second week in July is full of good news for Salvadorans regarding the fight against COVID-19. The country received a total of 3 million COVID-19 vaccines. 1.5 million from the U.S. through the COVAX program and 1.5 million from China, acquired by the Government of El Salvador from … Read more

Nayib Bukele approval rating

Nayib Bukele approval rating. See the latest poll results.

President Nayib Bukele’s approval rating has held at over 75 percent since he became president. In all the surveys conducted since taking office, Bukele has received a rating or score of over 75 percent. Date Entity Rating/Score July 6, 2021 CID Gallup Latin American presidents #1 rank84% Approval June … Read more

Aldo Alvarez

Aldo Alvarez, El Salvador’s ambassador to the People’s Republic of China.

Aldo Alvarez is the first ambassador of El Salvador to the People’s Republic of China. Previously, Alvarez was the communications director for the political party Democratic Change (CD) and a political analyst. According to information provided in a radio interview by Alvarez itself, he is expected to travel to … Read more