Former FMLN Congressman Carlos Ruíz admits that former President Funes and the Organization of American States negotiated with gangs

Former FMLN deputy Carlos Ruíz admits that former president Mauricio Funes, the Organization of American States (OAS), and sectors of the Catholic Church negotiated with gangs.

The truce between gangs was not only «Funes’ problem, Monsignor Fabio Colindres was here, and, in addition, there were international organizations, such as the OAS,» the legislator pointed out, in the TVX interview space. Seguir leyendo Former FMLN Congressman Carlos Ruíz admits that former President Funes and the Organization of American States negotiated with gangs

The FMLN and ARENA alliance transferred public funds to their political parties and NGOs

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

«Previous legislatures facilitated organ trafficking» — José Urbina, referring to the time when the FMLN and ARENA ran the Salvadoran congress

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

Yanci Urbina, a former FMLN deputy, has been summoned by the Commission in charge of investigating illegal bonuses at the Salvadoran Congress

Yanci Urbina, former president of the Consumer Protection Office in the governments of Mauricio Funes and Salvador Sánchez Cerén, was summoned this Thursday by a special commission of the Legislative Assembly that investigates the payment of illegal bonuses. Seguir leyendo Yanci Urbina, a former FMLN deputy, has been summoned by the Commission in charge of investigating illegal bonuses at the Salvadoran Congress

President Bukele exposed a journalist who manipulated a video to discredit him

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

Jorge Schafik Hándal comes out in defense of Ernesto Muyshondt, despite acknowledging that he agreed with the gangs

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

Mauricio Funes was given a plane by a company in exchange of contract awards during his governance

The Attorney General, Rodolfo Delgado, shared different indications of crimes identified in the governance of former President Mauricio Funes Cartagena. «This is something that characterized his government, from the beginning» — he asserted.

The Public Ministry initiated new investigations into a plane received by the former president, Mauricio Funes. Seguir leyendo Mauricio Funes was given a plane by a company in exchange of contract awards during his governance

«The FMLN never proposed any agrarian, tax, or educational reform»: political analyst, Dagoberto Gutiérrez

The political analyst, Dagoberto Gutiérrez, reproached the two FMLN governments, which during their ten years in power did not produce the changes they promised in favor of Salvadorans. «They never proposed an agrarian reform, a fiscal or educational reform, nothing like that,» — said the political analyst, Dagoberto Gutiérrez, of the governments of the FMLN party. The leftist party is questioned for not having promoted … Seguir leyendo «The FMLN never proposed any agrarian, tax, or educational reform»: political analyst, Dagoberto Gutiérrez

In less than ten months, ARENA and the FMLN spent more than $350,000 on rent and painting for temporary offices

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