In this episode, professor of political science Michael Allison discusses the February 3, 2019 presidential election in El Salvador. With Nayib Bukele from the GANA party emerging as the victor, Bukele is the first candidate since the end of the Civil War not from the two dominant political parties. Allison offers what this election means for not only El Salvador and Latin America, but the Americas as a whole.You can listen to our discussion here.
I spoke with Steven Hyland and Carlos Dimas yesterday about this past weekend's election in El Salvador. Carlos and Stephen host a podcast for the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies.