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Media Savvy Newcomer Wins El Salvador's Election: Another Rightward Shift?

Media Savvy Newcomer Wins El Salvador’s Election: Another Rightward Shift?

February 4, 2019

Nayib Bukele won El Salvador’s presidential election, capitalizing on his newcomer status and the FMLN’s crisis as it was being stymied by the country’s conservative forces. We analyze the result with CISPES coordinator Alexis Stoumbelis