Life in El Salvador


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

Salvadoran Construction Company

El Salvador’s small business owners uncertain about Bitcoin


On Tuesday, June 8, Salvadoran Congress passed a new law making El Salvador the first country in the world to classify bitcoin as a legal currency. The lawmakers, with 62 out of 84 votes, approved President Nayib Bukele’s proposal to embrace cryptocurrency. The Salvadoran government believes Bitcoin will… Read More

GANA El Salvador

GANA El Salvador: Exploring the Grand Alliance for National Unity Political Party


Grand Alliance for National Unity, GANA is a right-wing Salvadoran political party established in May 2010. The party was created by ex-members of the right-wing political party ARENA. GANA is the official party of President Nayib Bukele. After the February 28th, 2021 legislative elections, GANA is the second influential political … Read more

Guillermo Gallegos

Guillermo Gallegos, El Salvador politician.


Guillermo Gallegos is a deputy and third vice-president of the Salvadoran Legislative assembly for the legislative term of 2021 to 2024. He is a legislator representing the department of San Salvador. Gallegos is a career politician. He was first elected to the Salvadoran Assembly back in 2000; since then, he … 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 … Read more