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.
The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has reported that international tourism is on the path to recovery, with arrival numbers reaching an impressive 84% of pre-pandemic levels during the first seven months of 2023. Seguir leyendo El Salvador Emerges as the 4th Fastest-Growing Tourist Destination in the World.
The Salvadoran government is actively courting Spanish investments. In a recent meeting, Presidential Commissioner for Strategic Projects, Cristian Flores, presented the country’s commercial offerings in sectors such as agriculture, food, and logistics to Guillermo Fanjul, the Commercial Attaché of the Spanish Embassy in El Salvador. Seguir leyendo Salvadoran Government Seeks to Attract New Spanish Investments.
El Salvador’s Minister of Defense, René Francis Merino Monroy, recently welcomed the Sheriff of Suffolk County, New York, Errol D. Toulon, and Deputy Sheriff Kevin T. Catalina to his country to showcase the remarkable outcomes of the government’s security strategy aimed at minimizing gang-related homicides and other crimes. Seguir leyendo Salvadoran Minister of Defense Shares Successful Gang War Results with US Sheriff.
In his recent address to the United Nations, President Nayib Bukele of El Salvador delivered a powerful message that reverberates far beyond his country’s borders. The central theme of his speech can be encapsulated in a single phrase: “Embrace Sovereignty and Courage for Transformation.” Bukele’s impassioned words highlighted the remarkable journey of El Salvador from a nation plagued by violence and insecurity to one on the cusp of a brighter, more prosperous future. Seguir leyendo Nayib Bukele’s Message to United Nations General Assembly: Embrace Sovereignty and Courage for Transformation.
The six African nations that have formalized diplomatic relations with El Salvador include Angola, Burundi, Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, Rwanda, and Sierra Leone. This achievement underscores El Salvador’s dedication to promoting global cooperation, economic partnerships, and mutual understanding with nations from diverse regions. Seguir leyendo El Salvador Forges Diplomatic Ties with Six African Nations During UN General Assembly.
“The relationship with Saudi Arabia during President Nayib Bukele’s administration has seen a significant boost. We have received several high-level visits from Saudi officials, and our Foreign Minister had the opportunity to visit Saudi Arabia last year. As a result of this fruitful relationship, we are planning to open an embassy in Saudi Arabia in the coming months,” stated Adriana Mira, the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs. Seguir leyendo El Salvador to Open Embassy in Saudi Arabia Before the End of 2023.
El Salvador’s Central Reserve Bank has been selected as the host for the 2024 Global Policy Forum (GPF) of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), reaffirming the nation’s commitment to advancing financial inclusion worldwide. Seguir leyendo El Salvador’s Central Reserve Bank to Host 2024 Global Policy Forum for Financial Inclusion.