The Collapse of the Political Parties ARENA and FMLN; Can They Recover?

Not long ago, ARENA and FMLN were the top political parties in El Salvador. From 1999 to 2019, the two political forces maintained control of two of the most important branches of government, the executive and legislative. But today, the two, once impressive, political parties have become almost irrelevant in … Read more


The FMLN, a Salvadoran left-wing political party

The FMLN, Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front or Frente Farabundo Marti para la Liberación Nacional, is the only left-wing political party of El Salvador. The FMLN, until February 28th, 2021, was one of the two main political parties in El Salvador. This political party was created in 1980; at that … Read more

Oscar Ortiz

Oscar Ortiz El Salvador. Secretary-General of the FMLN.

Oscar Ortiz is the Secretary-General of the Farabundo Martí Front for National Liberation, FMLN. Ortiz served as vice president of El Salvador from 2014 to 2019. Previously, he was the city mayor of Santa Tecla from 2000 to 2014. During the civil war of the 1980s, Oscar Ortiz was part … Read more