The president of the Central American country, Nayib Bukele, announced that he will stand in the 2024 elections, seeking re-election. His candidacy is possible after the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court changed the regulations in 2021, which until then did not allow a re-election of presidents, in a highly criticized process.
A speech that does not go unnoticed in El Salvador or outside the country. Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele announced this Thursday night that he will stand for re-election after his first five-year term ends.
“After discussing it with my wife, Gabriela, and with my family, I announce to the Salvadoran people that I have decided to run as a candidate for the Presidency in the 2024 elections,” Bukele announced to the national press.
His future nomination is possible after in September 2021 the magistrates of the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court -appointed by allies of Bukele in Congress- determined that the presidents can be re-elected after their first term in a highly criticized process. .
In previous rulings, the judges had considered that the presidents should finish their five-year term and wait ten more to be eligible for the Presidency again.
News in development…