El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele is set to address attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Maryland later this month during his visit to the United States.
Scheduled from February 21 to February 24 at the Gaylord Resort and Conference Center in National Harbor, Maryland, the conference marks an anticipated appearance by President Bukele, as first reported by Breitbart News.
According to CPAC chairman Matt Schlapp, Bukele is scheduled to speak on Thursday, February 22, following his recent landslide victory in the country’s reelection, where he secured over 87 percent of the votes.
Schlapp expressed the significance of Bukele’s participation, stating, “It is our high honor to announce that El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele will add his voice on our opening day.” Schlapp highlighted Bukele’s advocacy for traditional values and his efforts to foster a freedom revolution, particularly resonating with Hispanic voters in the United States.
In anticipation of his appearance, President Bukele, known for his tough stance on crime that transformed El Salvador from the most dangerous to the safest country in Latin America, expressed his enthusiasm. “It’s truly an honor to join CPAC and discuss our commitment to ensuring governments prioritize the fundamental responsibility of citizen safety,” he remarked.
Acknowledging his victory, Bukele attributed his success to divine intervention during his victory speech, emphasizing the importance of faith.
Before assuming office in 2019, El Salvador grappled with staggering crime rates. Bukele’s tenure saw a remarkable turnaround, culminating in declaring El Salvador as the “safest country in Latin America” by July 2023, a testament to his governance and leadership.
In addition to Bukele, CPAC will feature an array of notable speakers, including former British Prime Minister Liz Truss, Human Events senior editor Jack Posobiec, former President Donald J. Trump, billionaire tech entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy, and other distinguished figures.