Opinion


All Souls Day El Salvador

The ‘Day of the Dead’ sparks painful memories of violence in El Salvador


El Salvador is full of marvelous customs and traditions. Yet, there is one Salvadoran celebration that not many look forward to, me included: The “Day of the Dead” or All Souls Day, when like in many other countries with Christian backgrounds, families visit graveyards to commemorate their deceased loved ones. … Read more

Moving to El Salvador

Living in El Salvador. Top Reasons for Moving to El Salvador


Living in El Salvador is an excellent option; every year, many people from different nations choose to make El Salvador their new home. Life in El Salvador is a unique and attractive experience worth exploring. Moving to El Salvador is a good option mainly because of the excellent tropical weather, the low cost of living, … Read more

Nayib Bukele

How much Damage will the U.S. Engel List do to the Bukele Administration?


On Thursday, July 1, the highly anticipated corruption list, or Engel list as is popularly known, was made public by the U.S. State Department. The released corruption list includes four top officials currently part of the Nayib Bukele administration and two of Bukele’s ex-ministers. The so-called Engel List gets its name from then-U.S. Representative Eliot … Read more

Best places to live in El Salvador

Best Places to Live in El Salvador. Here Are Ten of Them!


The best places to live in El Salvador are San Salvador, La Libertad, Santa Ana, Santa Tecla, Antiguo Cuscatlan, Suchitoto, Juayua, El Tunco, Ahuachapan, and Chalatenango. Other cities around the country have excellent qualities ideal for making them your new home. However, these ten cities are the most popular! El Salvador has excellent living options. … Read more

Salvadoran Congress

Removal of Attorney General and Magistrates is not Alarming most Salvadorans


The newly elected Salvador legislature began its three-year term. This day is usually a formality with activities such as the swearing-in ceremony of all newly elected deputies. But not this time. In an unprecedented move, the Legislative Assembly voted to fire all five magistrates of the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Judicial Court and… Read more

El Salvador

Why I might not go back to El Salvador. But others may not have a choice


This story written by Melissa Vida originally appeared on GlobalVoices.org on January 6, 2021. Dawns in El Salvador are fresh and humid. Whenever I go to this tropical, warm and volcanic country in Central America, I would be woken up at 6 a.m. by the voice of the young man selling bread: “El pan, el … Read more

How to make money in El Salvador

How to make money in El Salvador? Three options to consider.


Three options available on how to make money in El Salvador are to get a high paying job, open your own business, or work from home as a freelancer. Making money in El Salvador or earning a living is not as easy as in other countries; nonetheless, options to make money do exist. Obviously, answering … Read more