Eddie Galdamez is a bilingual Salvadoran blogger, and web designer who enjoys writing about his country. His favorite topics include tourism, politics, culture, government, and overall life in El Salvador.
He spent a considerable part of his life outside of El Salvador, mostly in the United States. Eddie now lives in San Salvador, where he runs the El SalvadorINFO.net website.
Eddie Galdamez is a contributor writer for Global Voices and CentralAmerica.com. You can view the latest news articles and blog posts written by Eddie at the bottom of this page.
President Nayib Bukele security plan or Territorial control plan has seven phases; the first phase focuses on gaining control of the Salvadoran territory. Bukele’s other three phases’ objectives are the social reconstruction of communities, the modernizing of the police, and the incursion of police and army personal into gang-controlled … Read more
The minimum wage in El Salvador is $365.00 a month for the commerce, industrial, and service sector; $359.16 for the maquila, manufacturing, and textile sector; $272.66 for the Coffee mill and Sugar cane harvesting coffee workers; and $243.46 for the agriculture, and coffee or cotton harvesting sector. Minimum wage … Read more
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 … Read more
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
The El Salvador National Hospitals are located in the capital cities of each department and in towns with large populations. The hospitals in El Salvador offer services such as internal medicine, general surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics, and gynecology. Departmental hospitals Departmental hospitals are located in the departmental capitals and cities … Read more
On May 1, 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.
The water pollution in El Salvador is getting worse every year. The country has less drinkable water due to the contamination of rivers, lakes, ponds, streams, and wells. Every year more people are getting sick due to drinking non-potable water. Not to mention that there is no drinkable water … Read more