23 October 2021 01:59 GMT
Juan Gonzalez has declared that if he is re-elected president in 2024, there will be “many tools” to exercise against him, but he said his government’s “goal” is to “create the conditions” for the people of Salvador to prosper. “.
The U.S. government has expressed concern over the slippage of El Salvador’s President Naib Bukele.Reputation that weakens a democratic system“Juan Gonzalez, Latin America’s top adviser to North American President Joe Biden, considered this Friday.
On Interview With the EFE news agency, Gonzalez was asked about the sanctions that the Biden administration would consider if Buchale could face re-election in 2024. This is the Supreme Court of El Salvador, after last September 3rd To recognize Immediate election of a second term President.
“We have many tools that we can exercise, but our goal is to establish conditions for the people of Salvador to thrive,” Gonzalez said.
In a nutshell, Biden’s adviser said: “Right now, using celebrity to weaken a democratic system, we have seen it in other parts of Latin America, and it worries us a lot.”
According to Gonzalez, the US government will “work with the international community.” Prevents El Salvador from becoming another Venezuela“.
On September 20, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken Advertising The injunctions against the five judges of the El Salvador Supreme Court, after being anointed by the legislature with a pro-government majority, after the controversial dismissal of the previous officers in that case.
Blinken argued that the judges “underestimated democratic processes or institutions by appointing the legislature directly to the House.” A process that appears to have violated the Constitution of Salvador“.
The ban, imposed by Washington on these magistrates, involves the automatic loss of a US visa for at least three years, was criticized by Bukele.
It is clear that the ‘list’ has nothing to do with corruption, on the contrary It is pure politics and the interference of the inferior“, Express The president on his Twitter account.
At this time, Gonzalez did not specify what kind of measures the Biden administration planned to implement in El Salvador, along with its allies in the international community.