Life in El Salvador

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 … Read more

La Libertad pier

China announces the start of projects on the coastal zone of La Libertad


Yesterday, the Chinese ambassador to El Salvador Ou Jianhong announced via Twitter Message the start of projects to benefit the Salvadoran coastal zone around the La Libertad Pier. “We congratulate the Government of El Salvador for constructing the Road to Surf City, and we announce the start of work … Read more

Malaria

World Health Organization “WHO” certifies El Salvador as a malaria-free country


Today, the World Health Organization, WHO, certified El Salvador as a malaria-free country. The certification was recommended by a team of specialists, which the WHO Malaria Policy Advisory Group endorsed. El Salvador is the first malaria-free country in Central America and the third in America to receive such certification, … Read more

Gabriela de Bukele

Salvadoran government to give computers to all students in public schools


On Monday, February 22nd, President Nayib Bukele, along with first lady Gabriela de Bukele and Minister of Education Carla Hanania de Varela, began delivering computers to students in public schools. The first beneficiaries to receive the computers will be high school students. The president said that high school students … Read more

Health Minister Alabi

El Salvador begins COVID-19 vaccination, giving priority to health care personnel


Health Minister Francisco Alabi injected the first COVID-19 vaccine in El Salvador; standing next to him was president Nayib Bukele. Mirna Moreno, a nurse who works in the front-line at Dr. Juan José Fernández hospital, also known as Zacamil hospital, was the first person in El Salvador to receive … Read more

Javier Siman

Javier Siman warns that an economic crisis is coming to El Salvador, the government disagrees.


Javier Siman, a renowned businessman and president of the National Association of Private Enterprises (ANEP), last week in various televised events, expressed that an economic crisis is coming to El Salvador in 2021. Siman expressed that the high level of debt acquired by the Nayib Bukele administration has put … Read more

COVID-19 Vaccine

El Salvador to receive COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX program


The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO / WHO) reported on January 1st that El Salvador is one of the four nations in Latin America that will receive the COVID-19 vaccine in the first round and through the COVAX program. The COVAX program is a global initiative that aims to … Read more

Covid-19 vaccine in El Salvador

El Salvador is getting ready for the COVID-19 Vaccine from AstraZeneca


On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020, the Salvadoran National Directorate of Medicines authorized the import, distribution, and use of the COVID-19 Vaccine from AstraZeneca. The governmental entity’s approval is the first step for the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to enter the country. The announcement came on the same day that the … Read more

Moving to El Salvador

Living in El Salvador. Top reasons for moving to El Salvador.


Living in El Salvador is the right choice; 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 … Read more

Cost of living in El Salvador

Cost of living in El Salvador in 2021. How high or low is it?


The cost of living in El Salvador for a family of four, without rent, ranges from $1,000 to $2000. However, these ranges can go as low as $600 or higher than $2000. Circumstances such as living location and individual needs have a significant impact on determining the total cost. … Read more