Stories about El Salvador from August, 2009
The President of El Salvador Mauricio Funes currently enjoys an 86% approval rate, but Tim Muth writes that his “honeymoon will be challenged by the economy.”
FaFa Monge provides his thoughts on the SVNet, which is the agency that is responsible for administering the domain addresses .sv [es] for El Salvador. Even though the prices are acceptable, Monge thinks that the site could do more to encourage the purchase of these domains, such as offering the...
Hunnapuh [es] notes that cases of the H1N1 virus have been leveling off in El Salvador and wonders whether it is due to the measures of keeping children out of schools. However, with the school year soon to restart, there might be a resurgence in the number of cases.
August is a typical vacation month throughout El Salvador. However, Juan Carlos Sura Amaya of Sura's Way [es] laments the large number of deaths around this time due to alcohol-related traffic accidents and drownings.