El Salvador's Saca shrugs off criticism of government subsidies
President Antonio Saca of El Salvador, under fire over his subsidies policy said he had no intention of changing it now after four years in power. Indeed, he added, he might even increase subsidies.
Thursday, May 29, 2008
Several international institutions and national organizations say that Saca's indiscriminate subsidies help the middle classes more than the poor, who are the most in need.
The president of El Salvador, Elias Antonio Saca, maintains a 56% popularity rating at less than year from the end of his term.
El Salvador President Antonio Saca has confirmed that the government has agreed to double the amount of the subsidy to transporters.
President Antonio Saca of El Salvador headed into his last year in office under fire from both sides of the political spectrum.
The government of El Salvador will maintain subsidies on basic services while implementing an austerity plan to confront the nation's economic crisis, President Elías Antonio Saca said.
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