Monday, April 23, 2012

Central American Approval Ratings

According to the most recent Mitofsky poll, Presidents Mauricio Funes of El Salvador and Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua are highly supported by the people of their respective nations.

Sixty-five percent of Salvadorans approve of the job that Funes is doing. That is down from the 72% that gave him high marks one year ago, but up 8 points from five months ago.

Ortega's popularity has increased by nineteen percentage points in the last seven months. He now has the fourth highest approval rating in the hemisphere at 61%.


  1. I can't say why it jumped so much (it's just one poll?) but the economy grew at 4%, crime remains relatively low, and the controversial elections are behind Ortega and the country. Plus, Nicaraguans are happy (