Eddie Galdamez is a bilingual Salvadoran newswriter, 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 but also in Japan. 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.
Election’s final voter scrutiny begins in El Salvador; it could last up to five days
Yesterday, the Salvadoran Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) authorities began the final scrutiny process to firmly declare the results of Sunday’s legislative and municipal elections. The electoral body swore in the … Read more
Construction of El Salvador’s first Forensic Research Center concludes
The President of the Republic, Nayib Bukele, supervised this Thursday the facilities of the future Police Forensic Investigation Center (CIF), located in the Nuevo Cuscatlan municipality in La Libertad. The … Read more
Doctors without borders resume operations in El Salvador
On Monday, February 22, Doctors Without Borders announced in a press release that it would resume its activities in Soyapango and San Salvador. The announcement came 21 days after the … Read more
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 … Read more
Legislative Assembly to study elimination of statutes of limitations for illicit enrichment crimes
A group of Salvadoran Legislators introduced a motion to amend the Constitution and eliminate the statute of limitations on illicit enrichment crimes by public officials or employees. The motion promoted … Read more
Latest BLOG articles by Eddie Galdamez
The flowers and palms festival in Panchimalco. What you need to know
The flowers and Palms festival in Panchimalco is a celebration that takes place every year, on the first weekend of May; it coincides with the arrival of El Salvador’s rainy … Read more
President Bukele’s popularity continues to be strong in El Salvador
Despite claims of authoritarianism, 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 … Read more
Surf City El Salvador, positioning El Salvador as a top tourist destination
Surf City El Salvador is a tourist project created by president Nayib Bukele to bring tourists to El Salvador. Surf City focuses on showcasing the fantastic Salvadoran surf spots and … Read more
Nayib Bukele approval rating. See the latest poll results.
President Nayib Bukele’s approval rating has held at over 75 percent since he became president. In all the surveys conducted since taking office, Bukele has received a rating or score … Read more
Five things to do in San Salvador, get to know them today!
Some of the best things to do in San Salvador are to visit the historic district, explore the historic buildings, visit a museum, taste the local gastronomy, and go shopping. … Read more