El Salvador’s Presidential Race (Up Date)

DSCN2019  Hugh C. Talley

This coming Sunday, February 2nd, the people will vote for their new President. It looks like it may be a very close election and may end up going to a second round in March because of the third party, Gana. This is a very important election in my opinion. The way I see it will mean the difference of El Salvador moving forward in the world to it standing still or worse yet going backward.

Like I have said before I do not want to alienate anyone over politics but I do have very strong political views that stem from my life and travels over my life time. I can tell you that Socialism does not work for the people and it destroys the growth of a country. If you want a country to grow and prosper it needs a free market system and investments from countries that are economically strong. Socialism holds the people back and will keep them from ever getting ahead.

I hope and pray that the people of El Salvador will think long and hard before they make their vote on Sunday.
My GOD Bless El Salvador!!

El Salvador’s 2014 Presidential Candidates
Sanchez Ceren, Norman Quijano, & Antonio Saca
The FMLN ( Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front ) is running the current Vice President and Minister of Education, Salvador Sánchez Cerén, at the top of the ticket as well as the popular mayor of Santa Tecla, Oscar Ortiz, as the vice presidential candidate.

The GANA (Grand National Alliance) Former ARENA President Tony Saca (2004 – 2009) announced his candidacy on February 25, 2013. Saca formed a new right wing party, the Great Alliance for National Unity (GANA) in 2009.

The ARENA (The Nationalist Republican Alliance) is running Norman Quijano, the current Mayor of San Salvador, as its presidential candidate, and Rene Portillo Cuadro, the current President of the Technological University, as vice president.

I hope this post is informative and helpful, As always please feel free to leave comments or questions.

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