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.
In 2019, the rate of poverty in El Salvador was 22.8%. In 2020, because of the pandemic, it grew to 26.2%. In 2021, El Salvador’s poverty rate is expected to increase even more. The country’s GDP declined by -8.58% in 2020; this drop will impact the number of people living in poverty in El Salvador … Read more
The trash problem in El Salvador is an issue that has been around for years and continues to grow. Over 60% of urban areas have problems with trash in sidewalks, vacant lots, parks, empty fields, and alleys. Garbage is one of the principal reasons the country has poor water quality and high air pollution. Many … Read more
The water pollution in El Salvador is getting worse every year. A 2020 report by the Salvadoran Ministry of the Environment revealed that 71% of Salvadoran river waters are qualified as bad, and 7.4% as poor. The country has less drinkable water due to the contamination of rivers, lakes, ponds, streams, and wells. Every year … Read more
Is El Salvador safe to visit for tourists despite its crime rate and violence? Yes, despite all the crime and violence, which doesn’t affect tourists, El Salvador is safe for tourists to visit. However, visitors still need to be cautious, follow all safety recommendations, and take precautions. Tourists should stay and go to the recommended … Read more
Many visitors wonder if traveling to El Salvador with tattoos is going to be a problem; some wonder if they should take extra precautions when visiting or not visit the country at all. Traveling to El Salvador with tattoos should not be a concern for almost everyone who visits and has visible tattoos. However, if … Read more
The cost of living in El Salvador for a family of four, without rent, ranges from $1,000 to $2000. However, these ranges can go as low as $600 or higher than $2000. Circumstances such as living location and individual needs have a significant impact on determining the total cost. El Salvador’s cost of living for … Read more
Living in El Salvador is an excellent option; every year, many people from different nations choose to make El Salvador their new home. Life in El Salvador is a unique and attractive experience worth exploring. Moving to El Salvador is a good option mainly because of the excellent tropical weather, the low cost of living, … Read more