Nayib Bukele, El Salvador’s millennial president, governs with an “iron fist”. Under his leadership, 74,000 people have been imprisoned since 2022 as part of a massive crackdown on crime. Rights groups say he has suspended civil liberties in the process. But polls show voters approve, putting Bukele on track for a landslide re-election victory. So, how much will voters pay to curb crime in the country?
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