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Coronavirus in El Salvador

Coronavirus El Salvador. “August 31st, 2021 Update”


In August 2021, the number of COVID-19 confirmed cases increased to nearly 300 per day. Many attribute the increase to the popular August vacations. Cases Active Recovered Deaths August 2021 96,067 11,802 81,339 2,926 The good news for El Salvador is that the vaccination process continues to move at an even faster pace. 6,500,000Population 4,500,000Vaccination … Read more

Iris Violeta Foundation

Iris Violeta Foundation hosts lunch for kids with chronic kidney disease and their families


Yesterday August 1, in San Salvador, the Iris Violeta foundation hosted a lunch for kids with chronic kidney disease and their families. This lunch was to show support for the patients and their families. The lunch was hosted by Otilia Santos, president of the foundation. Hosting these lunches for these kids and their families is … Read more

Ernesto Muyshondt

Salvadoran Police Arrests Ernesto Muyshondt, Former Mayor of San Salvador


On June 6, the Salvadoran Police arrested Ernesto Muyshondt, the former mayor of San Salvador, for crimes related to misappropriation of employee earnings. The arrest order was issued by the office of the Salvadoran attorney General. Muyshondt’s arrest took place outside the Isidro Menéndez Judicial Center. The former mayor was at a hearing where the … Read more

El Salvador Ferry

El Salvador Ferry, a strategic project to facilitate trade with Costa Rica


El Salvador Ferry is a strategic project by the Nayib Bukele administration to strengthen the commercial exchange between Costa Rica and El Salvador. Once completed, the ferry would connect the Port of La Unión in El Salvador and the Caldera Port in Costa Rica. In early March 2021, officials of the Government of President Nayib … Read more

El Salvador tax evasion

El Salvador tax evasion. The new government unit is going after tax evaders.


On Tuesday, Nov 8, the Salvadoran government announced a new tax evasion unit called the “Tax Evasion Repatriation Unit.” The unit’s primary purpose is to investigate transactions between Salvadoran companies or individuals and tax haven countries. According to the Salvadoran government, it is estimated that El Salvador tax evasion costs the country about 2 billion … Read more