El Salvador’s economy is witnessing a remarkable surge in formal employment, with a 3.8% increase in the number of formal jobs registered at the Salvadoran Social Security Institute (ISSS) in the first five months of 2023. These figures significantly outpace the average 1% growth rate recorded in this indicator in recent decades. Seguir leyendo Formal Employment in El Salvador Surges by 3.8% in the First Five Months of the Year.
Afshan Khan, the UN Under-Secretary and leader of the Global Movement for Nutrition, concluded her visit to El Salvador with high praise for the country’s commitment to early childhood development and sustainable nutrition. During her stay, Khan had the opportunity to witness firsthand the comprehensive initiatives undertaken by the government, particularly the First Lady, Gabriela de Bukele, in shaping a holistic child development program. Khan … Seguir leyendo UN Under-Secretary Praises El Salvador’s First Lady’s Child Development Program.
Among the key takeaways from the event was the recognition that El Salvador is emerging as a leader in financial technology, largely attributed to the approval of laws regulating cryptocurrency usage and new payment methods. Seguir leyendo El Salvador Leads Financial Inclusion Trends, Mastercard Says.
El Salvador’s economy strengthened in the second quarter of 2023, recording a 3% growth, according to data from the Central Reserve Bank (BCR). Seguir leyendo Construction and Tourism Drive El Salvador’s Economic Growth.
El Salvador has recently been recognized for its increasing tourism potential, driven by the government’s achievements in security, according to a recent report titled “An Alternative Growth Model to Reduce Liquidity/Solvency Risks” published by the multinational financial corporation, Santander. Seguir leyendo Santander Highlights Security Strategy as a Driver of Economic Growth in El Salvador.
In 2021, El Salvador shipped $100 million worth of goods to Korea, a substantial increase from the $20 million sent in 2017 and 2018 combined. Seguir leyendo El Salvador’s Exports to Korea Surge by 161% Thanks to Free Trade Agreement
Astronaut Frank Rubio has made history by returning to Earth after spending over a year in space. The NASA astronaut’s remarkable journey has left an indelible mark on space exploration. Seguir leyendo Astronaut Frank Rubio Returns to Earth After 371 Days in Space, Setting a New Record.
Aiming to address rising crime rates in the Colombian capital, mayoral candidate Diego Molano has unveiled plans to construct a megaprison, drawing inspiration from the security initiatives of El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele. Molano’s proposal envisions a state-of-the-art facility to house high-risk criminals, employing cutting-edge correctional technology. Seguir leyendo Bogotá Mayoral Candidate Proposes Megaprison Construction, Taking Inspiration from Nayib Bukele.
Salvadoran-born NASA astronaut, Frank Rubio, is set to return to Earth on Wednesday, marking a historic moment in space exploration. Back in El Salvador, Mirna Argueta, the mother of astronaut Frank Rubio, along with students from various educational institutions, will witness her son’s splashdown through NASA’s live broadcast. The scheduled time for the event is 5:17 a.m., local time. Seguir leyendo Salvadoran Astronaut Frank Rubio Returns to Earth with Record Space Stay.
The delivery of a fleet of pick-up trucks is part of the modernization of the police, which is included in the Territorial Control Plan aimed at strengthening various police units and the Armed Forces with state-of-the-art technology. Seguir leyendo Special Police Forces Receive Gangbuster Vehicles.