Senators Bob Menendez (Democrat) and Jim Risch (Republican), Chairman and high-ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, introduced the “Cryptocurrency Accountability Act in El Salvador” to the United States Senate last May 2023. In a shocking turn of events, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, along with his wife Nadine Menendez and three New Jersey businessmen, now faces serious bribery charges. Seguir leyendo Senator Menendez’s Hypocrisy Exposed Amid Bribery Charges.
President Nayib Bukele has now shared important findings of the ongoing anti-corruption operation and related information stemming from accusations made by Alejandro Muyshondt against Deputy Erick García. Seguir leyendo President Bukele Exposes High-Stakes Corruption Scheme: Expels Corrupt Officials From His Political Party and Government.
In a significant achievement for the authorities, over 360 vehicles previously utilized by gang members to carry out crimes such as homicides and extortion have now been integrated into the ranks of the National Civil Police. This successful conversion of assets marks a major step in combating these criminal organizations. Seguir leyendo Former Gang Vehicles Repurposed to Strengthen Police Force’s Fight Against Crime
President Nayib Bukele declared a war on corruption during his address to the nation on the fourth year of his presidency, held at the Legislative Assembly. He announced the implementation of asset forfeiture against former President Alfredo Cristiani and the construction of a penitentiary facility to house all “white-collar criminals.” Seguir leyendo President Nayib Bukele Declares War on Corruption.
In the four years of President Nayib Bukele’s government, $663 million worth of drugs have been confiscated, with cocaine being the largest quantity seized from gangs and drug traffickers. Additionally, a report from Casa Presidencial indicates a reduction in homicides, with a daily average of 0.3. Seguir leyendo President Nayib Bukele’s Government Seizes $663 Million in Drugs in Four Years.
The merchants of Lake Ilopango confirm that the start of the War against the gangs caused the return of tourists to the place, and their profits increased by not paying extortion. Seguir leyendo War against gangs in El Salvador boosts tourism in Ilopango Lake.
Silva Ávalos is accused of receiving money to establish the Revista Factum magazine from businessman Rodolfo “Fito” Salume Artiñano. Despite having an open file for the crime, the case has not been prosecuted, and it is alleged that this is due to the influence of the Cáceres brothers. Seguir leyendo The Salvadoran Attorney General’s Office investigates Héctor Silva Ávalos for money laundering and ties with former President Funes.
Through his official Twitter account, the historic and recognized consultant of the US Republican Party, Roger Stone Jr., referred to the president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, as a patriot. Seguir leyendo An American consultant highlights the significant changes in security in El Salvador.
The security forces have confiscated more than $1.7 million from the gangs as a result of extortion and the sale of various drugs. Seguir leyendo The war against the gangs has resulted in more than 64,500 terrorists being detained so far in El Salvador.
The debt weight fell from 81% in 2021 to 76.2% by 2022, reported the Ministry of Finance. Seguir leyendo El Salvador’s public debt fell five points in 2022.