Opinion


Nayib Bukele

How much damage will the U.S. Engel List do to the Bukele administration in El Salvador?


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 name from then-U.S. Representative Eliot … Read more

Salvadoran Congress

Removal of the attorney general and magistrates is alarming everyone but most Salvadorans


The newly elected Salvador legislature began its three-year term. This day is usually a formality with activities such as the swearing-in ceremony of all newly elected deputies. But not this time. In an unprecedented move, the Legislative Assembly voted to fire all five magistrates of the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Judicial Court and… 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