US Democrats’ Push to Expose Elliott Abrams’ Questionable History Unearths Mass Grave in El Salvador

Posted by Editor
15/02/2019
Posted in El Salvador, USA

President Donald Trump’s special envoy to Venezuela, Elliott Abrams, has a ‘special’ history in the Central American isthmus, which has led some US legislators, like Ilhan Omar (D-MN) to question his fit for the role. This week, archaeologists are in El Salvador at the site of the El Mozote massacre, where thirty eight years ago …

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Fingers Crossed for Bukele

Posted by Editor
05/02/2019
Posted in El Salvador

For many observers, a tumultuous year in Central America hardly shows any signs of improving. Corruption, poverty, crime and other deeply entrenched, systemic societal ills are driving thousands to emigrate for Mexico and the United States. Citizens in the region and International observers alike are quick to point to responsive, transparent governance as the quick …

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After Historic Election, A New Hope For El Salvador?

Posted by Editor
04/02/2019
Posted in El Salvador

After decades of largely corrupt two-party rule, the election of Nayib Bukele, an outsider, marks a turning point for El Salvador. The young former-mayor’s electoral victory comes at a crucial time for the Northern Triangle region of Central America, where democratic institutions and civil society are again exhibiting symptoms of vulnerability and weakness after recent …

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Salvadorans Appear Ready To Elect An Outsider

Posted by Editor
01/02/2019
Posted in El Salvador

The outsider appeal of Nayib Bukele, the former mayor of San Salvador and current Salvadoran presidential candidate, certainly appears to be helping him in the polls, according to Gallup.   The presidential campaign period closed with Grand Alliance for National Unity (GANA) candidate Bukele leading local polls ahead of Nationalist Republican Alliance (ARENA) candidate Carlos …

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Corruption Tops the Agenda in Upcoming Salvadoran General Election

Posted by Editor
31/01/2019
Posted in El Salvador

For the first time in over a quarter-century an outsider presidential candidate is leading the polls in El Salvador. Nayib Bukele, a young former-mayor of the Central American nation’s capital city, is determined to set El Salvador on a course that finally addresses the elephant in the room – corruption – an especially important issue …

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