The deputy of the ARENA party, Margarita Escobar, reappeared on the political spectrum this afternoon through a letter asking the Board of Directors of the Legislative Assembly to exonerate her from the position of legislator until the end of the 2021-2024 legislature, citing issues of health. Seguir leyendo The ARENA deputy, Margarita Escobar, reappears to request an exemption from her position until April 30, 2024
The previous legislatures took public funds to inject them into their political parties and NGO fronts. Everything was led by members of ARENA and the FMLN.
Raúl Castillo and Jorge Castro, deputies of Nuevas Ideas, affirmed that the internal audit carried out by the Legislative Assembly of previous legislatures confirms that between ARENA and the FMLN there was a merger of interests and powers to take public funds and transfer them to their parties. Politicians, companies, and NGO fronts. Seguir leyendo The FMLN and ARENA alliance transferred public funds to their political parties and NGOs
The congressman for Nuevas Ideas, José Urbina, stated that in the absence of a regulatory framework for organ donation and transplantation, previous legislatures facilitated organ trafficking, an illegal practice that put the lives of Salvadorans at risk.
“For the creation and approval of new laws, past legislatures received people who had a business or economic interest in the commissions” — he said. Seguir leyendo “Previous legislatures facilitated organ trafficking” — José Urbina, referring to the time when the FMLN and ARENA ran the Salvadoran congress
“The legitimate right that the Political Parties Law gave me, to assume the position for which almost 30,000 people voluntarily voted for in the last elections is beginning to be cut off from within ARENA. I’ve had several talks with the leadership, and I was told that they were not going to hand over the position. The main reason is because I do not confront the President of the Republic, and I don’t attack the other political parties”. — Guillermo Portillo expressed. Seguir leyendo The alternate congressman of Margarita Escobar, and the political party ARENA, stated he will fight for the proprietary seat after his resignation from the party, and Margarita’s absence
The faction chief of the Alianza Republicana Nacionalista ARENA, René Portillo Cuadra, points to the party’s current leadership as being responsible for the resignations of its officials.
“The political party leadership should have resigned the next day after the elections” — Cuadra said this morning in a television interview. Seguir leyendo Portillo Cuadra calls for the resignation of the leadership of ARENA
This afternoon, President Nayib Bukele posted on social networks the full version of a video where he welcomed special guests yesterday, at the launch of the second economic boost and expansion of the passenger terminal at El Salvador International Airport.
The video clearly shows how the president courteously prioritizes handshakes with Congresswoman Marcela Pineda, the only woman among the group, and then proceeds to handshake with the gentlemen present at the event.
President Bukele quoted a tweet posted from the photojournalist Oscar Machon’s account, exposing the mean-spirited way behind the evidently altered video contained in the social media post. There was an implicit message of discrimination within the altered video intended to discredit the president. Seguir leyendo President Bukele exposed a journalist who manipulated a video to discredit him
The former FMLN deputy, Jorge Schafik Hándal, came out in defense of the ARENA party member, Ernesto Muyshondt, who is in prison for the crime of misappropriation of tax withholdings when he served as mayor of the capital.
Muyshondt is being held at the La Esperanza Penal Center, better known as “Mariona”. Nevertheless, Hándal asked that he be given the benefit of house arrest since it is a “very symbolic case,” he mentioned at the same time, adding that Muyshondt “is being a victim of a lot of bad things in jail” without giving further details or evidence of their statements. Seguir leyendo Jorge Schafik Hándal comes out in defense of Ernesto Muyshondt, despite acknowledging that he agreed with the gangs
After the audits that were carried out within the Salvadoran Congress, deputy Ernesto Castro reported that, in just nine months of 2019, the FMLN and ARENA spent more than $350,000 on rent and painting for temporary offices. Seguir leyendo In less than ten months, ARENA and the FMLN spent more than $350,000 on rent and painting for temporary offices