Life in El Salvador

El Salvador Imports

Imports to El Salvador in August total $1,360.59 million, down 10.21% year to date

Imports to El Salvador as of August 2023 total $10,425.79 million; it represents a -10.21% year to date reduction, equal to $1,185.67 million less than in 2022, according to data from the Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador (BCR). The monthly average of Imports to El Salvador in 2023 is … Read more

Remittances to El Salvador

Remittances to El Salvador Totaled $675.04 Million in August, up 5.27% Year to Date

Remittances to El Salvador as of the end of August 2023 totaled $5,368.00 million; it represents a 5.27% annual increase, equal to $269.49 million more than in 2022, according to the latest data from the Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador (BCR). Monthly remittances to El Salvador in 2023 are … Read more

Best places to liv in El Salvador

10 Best places to live in El Salvador. Where to live in El Salvador?

The best places to live in El Salvador are San Salvador, La Libertad, Santa Ana, Santa Tecla, Antiguo Cuscatlan, Suchitoto, Juayua, El Tunco, Ahuachapan, and Chalatenango. El Salvador has excellent living options. If you want urban city living, look at San Salvador, Santa Tecla, or Nuevo Cuscatlan. Also, you have … Read more

Ruth Lopez of Cristosal

Cristosal asks the Prosecutor’s Office to Investigate Salvadoran Officials for Possible Crimes


The Cristosal Non-governmental organization notified the Attorney General’s Office of the Republic to investigate the director of Penal Centers, Osiris Luna, and other officials of the Salvadoran Government for alleged corruption crimes. Our Anti-Corruption and Justice team filed a notice with the Attorney General’s Office to investigate possible crimes by … Read more

Legal Currency of El Salvador

Legal Currency of El Salvador. What Currency does El Salvador Use?

The legal currencies of El Salvador are the United States dollar, the Bitcoin cryptocurrency, and the Salvadoran Peso or Colon. The currency El Salvador uses the most is the US dollar. It is followed by the Bitcoin cryptocurrency. Since September 2021, El Salvador has had three legal currencies (Colon, US … Read more