Rather than wait for legislative elections, Nayib Bukele has triggered a constitutional crisis
Nayib Bukele may get his way, at the price of damaging democracy
Congress accused the president of staging an “attempted coup”. The Constitutional Court rebuked Mr Bukele.Eight months into his presidency Mr Bukele, who at 38 is the world’s second-youngest head of state, has an approval rating of 90%. But his left-leaning New Ideas party, founded in 2018, has not had a chance to win seats in congress. The legislature is dominated by two parties: the left-wing
But for three months the legislature has failed to approve a loan that would finance Mr Bukele’s security plan. Tired of waiting, he ordered lawmakers to convene for an extraordinary session. When no quorum was reached, he summoned the army and thousands of supporters, invoking an article of the constitution that gives citizens the right to “insurrection”.
During his brief tenure, he has behaved both like a technocrat and a populist showman. This month he announced that Ricardo Hausmann, an economist at Harvard University, would advise his government. But his proposed anti-corruption commission looks as if it will have little power.
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Egypt upholds detention of student critical of el-SissiAn Egyptian court rejected the appeal of an activist and researcher who was a vocal critic of President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi’s government to be released from detention, his lawyer said. 🔺 Oh god bless gawd Internal issue not yours
Tarek El Moussa Shuts Down Entire Park in Hawaii For First Valentine’s Day With Heather Young“I told her I was romantic! She didn’t believe me until today,” El Moussa joked in a Instagram Story 🍎🍒🍉🌹😇 Douche move
Hatred in the age of Trump: How school children are affected by the political landscape'Kids see what people do and imitate that.' Cielo Castor, who was bullied in high school, speaks out about how President Trump's policies are affecting school children around the country. So tRUmp ate the homework? Kind of like how the girls in Bubba Clinton's day started giving blowjobs to all the boys because Monica Lewinsky gave blowjobs to billclinton! Of course herpes abounded. What STIs abound from the exercise of 1A Free Speech? Terrible
AOC lowers expectations on Medicare for All, admitting Sanders 'can't wave a magic wand' to pass itRep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Thursday that if Bernie Sanders were elected president, he still might not be able to get Medicare for All, his signature health plan, passed in Congress. writerknowles Because the position of President is not monarchical and coequal branches are needed.
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U.S. bans Sri Lankan army chief from entry, citing civil war abusesThe United States barred Sri Lanka's army chief, Lieutenant General Shavend... Trump will be inviting him to the WH soon. US banned Modi as well for his involvement in Gujrat massacre. Nations use human rights issues only for political ends. Nothing to do with humanity. I’m sure he’s quite upset he won’t be able to catch “Hamilton” on Broadway