Tag Archives: Accountability

USESSC Accountability / Nuestra rendición de cuentas

(EN ESPAÑOL ABAJO)   Thanks to the donations made to our fundraising due to the COVID crisis and tropical storms Amanda and Cristóbal, The U.S.- El Salvador Sister Cities Network was able to raise 19,763 dollars that have been used for the organization and delivery of food kits to communities affected in the five CRIPDES […]

Corruption and Nepotism during COVID times

(EN ESPAÑOL ABAJO)   To be updated   A guide to all the published reports of corruption, nepotism and unethical purchases in El Salvador during the COVID19 pandemic: $300 dollar bonus: 100 thousand people benefitted with a $300 Government bonus were selected under unknown criteria, according to the Court of Accounts of the Republic. This represents […]

Ministry of Agriculture distributed food from Mexican shell company

FACTUM reports: The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAG) distributed tuna from the Supertuna, Lucky Tuna and Tritún brands, packaged by the Mexican company B-Eminent, which was classified as a shell company by the tax authority of that country for billing simulated operations. The three brands of tuna were included in the food kits distributed […]

The Minister of Finance has resigned

Nelson Fuentes has resigned as Minister of Finances. El Diario de Hoy reports: Nelson Fuentes’ departure comes at a time when the government of Nayib Bukele tries to reduce criticism for the use of public funds to buy food in Mexico and, in turn, get more financing to face the loss of income due to […]

Gatoencerrado reports that Ministry of Health purchased boots from the Minister’s relatives

Gato Encerrado reports: On April 17, Minister of Health Francisco Alabí authorized and purchased rubber boots for medical personnel for $225,000. The purchase order number 133/2020 show the signature of Alabí and Celina Quiñonez. She is president and legal representative of Autodo S.A de C.V., a company dedicated to selling spare parts. Celina is also […]

Officials reportedly selling masks to the Salvadoran government

On Saturday, June 20, President Nayib Bukele reported the destitution of Jorge “Koky” Aguilar, the president of the Environmental Fund of El Salvador (FONAES). An article published by Cecibel Romero had previously revealed that his company INSEMA had been awarded a $250,000 dollars contract with the Ministry of Health to provide protection masks amid the […]

CCR has been able to help thanks to your support

Your donation to our on-going fundraiser has enabled the CCR team to help various communities in Chalatenango. Alongside the community boards with which they work, the CCR identified the most vulnerable people who have now received a hygiene and food kit. In San José Las Flores, help was given after 86 days of quarantine had […]

The people you have helped in San Vicente

This is another report for you. To let you know which families have received food and hygiene supplies from CRIPDES San Vicente. As you know, the regional works alongside the community boards who, in turn, identify those in more vulnerable situation and those who have not received any kind of support before, despite what might be […]

Thanks for your support

Thanks to your contribution to our COVID19 fundraising, the CRIPDES Sur team was able to provide some relief to families before Amanda and Cristobal hit our vulnerable country. This weekend the Cripdes San Vicente started working to provide relief to families in that area as well:       Today, the CCR team in Chalatenango […]

CRIPDES Sur helping thanks to you / El Sur ayuda gracias a su apoyo

(EN ESPAÑOL ABAJO)   Thanks to the support we have received so far in our fundraising, CRIPDES SUR was able to distribute food to 250 families, some of them were already running out of them or they had not received any kind of state support as of today. If you’re still able to, we ask […]