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How Nayib Bukele is becoming “the world’s coolest dictator”

7 October, 2021

Since assuming the presidency on June 1, 2019, Nayib Bukele has tightened his grip on power at the expense of eroding democracy and rule of law. At the beginning of this year, the ruling party secured a majority in the Legislative Assembly allowing it to pass laws without negotiating with the opposition and to completely … How Nayib Bukele is becoming “the world’s coolest dictator” Read More ⇢


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