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Does Nayib Bukele’s reelection violate El Salvador’s constitution?

Incumbent President Nayib Bukele has declared victory in El Salvador’s recent election, claiming over 80 percent of the vote in a record-breaking outcome. Over 76,000 Salvadorans have been detained without trial under Bukele since a state of exception was first declared in March 2022. While a majority of Salvadorans approve of Bukele, critics have long […]

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El Salvador. Bukele. Presidente. | Under the Shadow, Update 2.

El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele has been reelected. While the official results aren’t yet in, with 70% of the ballots counted, Bukele has received an astounding 83% of the votes. He declared victory on Sunday night over X (formerly Twitter).  Under the Shadow host Michael Fox was on the ground for the election. He takes […]

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‘Radio Venceremos’ and El Salvador’s Civil War | Under the Shadow, Episode 5

Today, we look at Radio Venceremos — a grassroots guerrilla radio that broadcast throughout El Salvador’s Civil War, denounced violent state repression, and inspired a nation. In this episode, Michael Fox travels to San Salvador, where he visits the Museum of Word and Image, the home of the archives of Radio Venceremos. He hears from […]