Life in El Salvador


Nayib Bukele

President Bukele’s popularity continues to be strong in El Salvador


On February 6, 2021, CID Gallup released its first poll of the year regarding Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele and his job managing the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the survey, 91 percent of Salvadorans approve of Bukele’s performance in managing the crisis. The February 6 CID Gallup survey is not the only one that shows how … Read more

El Salvador

Why I might not go back to El Salvador. But others may not have a choice


This story written by Melissa Vida originally appeared on GlobalVoices.org on January 6, 2021. Dawns in El Salvador are fresh and humid. Whenever I go to this tropical, warm and volcanic country in Central America, I would be woken up at 6 a.m. by the voice of the young man selling bread: “El pan, el … Read more

How to make money in El Salvador

How to make money in El Salvador? Three options to consider.


Three options available on how to make money in El Salvador are to get a high paying job, open your own business, or work from home as a freelancer. Making money in El Salvador or earning a living is not as easy as in other countries; nonetheless, options to make money do exist. Obviously, answering … 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

San Salvador

San Salvador is no longer one of the most dangerous cities in the world.


Yes, that is correct, San Salvador is no longer one of the most dangerous cities in the world. For many years, the nation’s capital was amongst the top most dangerous cities in the world. Starting in 2020, San Salvador is out of the top 50 most dangerous cities in the world. Being out of the … Read more