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El Salvador Mega-Prison

El Salvador Mega-Prison for gang members begins construction


El Salvador Mega-Prison for gang members is a jail in construction in the municipality of Tecoluca in the San Vicente department. The Mega-Prison will have the capacity to hold 20,000 inmates. President Nayib Bukele announced the construction of the jail he calls the Terrorism Confinement Center on Twitter, along with … Read more

Salvadoran Army Personnel

1,400 Salvadoran soldiers sworn in and will reinforce the Territorial Control Plan


Defence Minister Rene Francis Merino Monroy swore in 1,400 new members of the Armed Forces to join the execution of the Territorial Control Plan. The soldiers will assist the Salvadoran National Police in the fight against criminal organizations. The newly sworn-in contingent of soldiers will join the ranks of the … Read more

El Salvdor Pacific Airport

Salvadoran Legislators authorize funds for the Pacific Airport’s first stage


The Salvadoran Legislative Assembly approved a reform to the 2022 Budget to incorporate $12 million into the Public Works and Transportation branch (MOP) to execute the first stage of the Pacific Airport; during the June 21st Legislative Plenary Session. According to the Ministry of Finance, the funds added to the … Read more

Legislative Assembly

Salvadoran Legislators approve reforms to simplify opening bank account requirements


Salvadoran Legislators approved reforms to article 20 of the Law to Facilitate Financial Inclusion that simplifies the requirements when opening bank accounts. The approval took place on June 14th Legislative Plenary Session. Simplifying the requirements demanded of Salvadorans when opening a bank account will facilitate financial inclusion for all Salvadorans. … Read more

El Salvador Surf

El Salvador to host World Surf League Championship Tour Event in June 2022


Once again, El Salvador will be hosting a world-class surfing event. The World Surf League “Surf City El Salvador Pro” event will take place at Punta Roca Beach from June 12th to the 20th. This surfing event will be stage number seven of the women’s and men’s championship tours. Event … Read more