The decision was met with disappointment by the US embassy in El Salvador.
“The struggle against corruption is both necessary and crucial. We’ll keep looking for new ways to eliminate and battle corruption and impunity “On its Twitter account, it stated. CICIES received a $2 million donation from Washington in April.
Officials in the United States believe that corruption, along with poverty and gang violence, is one of the main reasons of unauthorized immigration, and they want to ensure that the $4 billion in aid committed for the region does not fall victim to graft.
However, several Central American governments have criticized the Biden administration’s anti-corruption efforts.
El Salvador’s OAS office declined to respond.