Two years into his presidency, President Bukele remains close to 90 percent in various opinion polls. However, his recent one-liners that have attracted global attention have not been so trusted by Salvadorans. And that in itself is a political fact. Usually, and for a few years now, the way it works in El Salvador is that Bukele says let the light, let the light, to a round of applause.
The president gave an exclusive interview to the user and posted a video of his truck caravan on Tiktok. He came to power after exploiting dissatisfaction with a corrupt political class led by Cold War parties. In 2018, thousands of Salvadorans lined up to sign up for his party, and he made 200,000 in one weekend. He won in the first round in 2019 and endorsed it by Fax Number List taking control of majorities in both legislatures in 2021. Since then, he has seemed immune to wear and tear, a rarity for a Latin American politician. He won the presidency in the party of that "corrupt political class" - he was not allowed to register with his party - although he conceded that the coalition could cost him dearly, it did not He pays any price. Crisis, it affects the whole world. El Salvador's government hid data on deaths in the pandemic and has amassed more than a dozen cases under investigation for corruption resulting from emergency procurement.
It took the group of delegates at the Finance Committee to study Buchler's proposal 85 minutes, less than a football game, to get it approved. Why so anxious? It doesn't seem obvious, at least in public statements. Buchler provided the law primarily as a tool to attract foreign capital and investors. He also said he would help reduce fees charged by remittance intermediaries: mainly Salvadorans sending their relatives from the United States.