Life in El Salvador


Air quality in El Salvador

Air quality in El Salvador. How bad is it? What can we do?


The air quality in El Salvador is poor, this is due to several factors related to contamination and pollution. Older vehicles in circulation, agricultural burning practices, lack of emissions regulation, and solid waste disposal, are some of the main factors affecting pollution that lead to poor air quality. The issue … Read more

El Salvador political parties

El Salvador Political Parties


El Salvador political parties belong to a multi-party system. This method allows the country to have multiple political parties across all the political spectrum; members of these political party’s are allowed to run for local and national elections. The political parties are allowed to put forward candidates for municipality mayors … 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 … Read more

Driving in El Salvador

Driving in El Salvador. What You Need to Know!


Driving in El Salvador is done on the right side of the road, and overtaking occurs on the left. To drive in El Salvador, drivers need to be of legal Salvadoran driving age, 18 years old. Also, have a valid driver’s license from their country of residence or El Salvador. … 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 … Read more

Hospital El Salvador

Hospital El Salvador. Taking care of COVID-19 patients.


El Salvador hospital is the new health facility built by the Nayib Bukele administration. It was built between March and August 2020 for the sole purpose of treating COVID-19 patients. El Salvador hospital was built on the grounds of the International Fair and Convention Center or CIFCO. In March 2020, … Read more