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Information for U.S. Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents

COVID-19 Information Last updated:  November 30, 2020 Country-Specific Information:  El Salvador has confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.  On August 24, El Salvador reopened its economy.  Essential services such as medical assistance, grocery stores, pharmacies, public transportation, and gas stations are operating and available to the public.  In-person classes for schools and universities remain ...
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Repatriation Flights: Booking information

The Government of El Salvador closed the international airport in San Salvador to all departing and arriving commercial flights as of March 18, 2020. They have not announced a date in which the airport will reopen to commercial flights. U.S Embassy-arranged repatriation flight options are open to U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents of the ...
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Information for Salvadoran citizens in the United States during the COVID-19 emergency

Information for Salvadoran citizens in the United States during  the COVID-19 emergency   (Please see the USCIS official page for the most updated information: https://www.uscis.gov/visit-united-states/extend-your-stay) To all Salvadoran citizens who were traveling in the United States and cannot return to their country due to the closure of the “Oscar Arnulfo Romero” International Airport, the United ...
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FAQ

FAQ To receive the most updated information available we recommend you monitor our twitter account: https://twitter.com/USEmbassySV and visit our webpage https://sv.usembassy.gov/ Repatriation Flights Is it true that there are flights going to the U.S.? Yes. We are actively coordinating repatriation flights to depart from the international airport in El Salvador. Please visit our website ( https://sv.usembassy.gov ) for ...
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Information for U.S. Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents

COVID-19 Information Last updated:  November 30, 2020 Country-Specific Information:  El Salvador has confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.  On August 24, El Salvador reopened its economy.  Essential services such as medical assistance, grocery stores, pharmacies, public transportation, and gas stations are operating and available to the public.  In-person classes for schools and universities remain ...
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More than 700 Members Of Transnational Organized Crime Groups Arrested in Central America in U.S. Assisted Operation

More than 700 Members Of Transnational Organized Crime Groups Arrested in Central America in U.S. Assisted Operation   Today, senior law enforcement officials from the United States, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras announced criminal charges in Central America against more than 700 members of transnational criminal organizations, primarily MS-13 and 18th Street gangs, which resulted ...
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Salvadoran military receive training to use advanced communication equipment

A total of 33 students from the different branches of the Armed Forces of El Salvador (FAES), received training in the Harris Radio Communication System, as well as in the long-term maintenance of this equipment. The training was offered by the U.S. Maintenance Operations Support Training (MOST) team consisting on a group of Southern Command ...
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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (November 16, 2020) Location:  El Salvador Event: Weather forecasts indicate that the remnants of Hurricane Iota will pass through El Salvador over the next few days as a tropical storm or depression, generating dangerous winds and rainfall throughout the country. This storm is likely to create dangerous floods ...
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Veterans Day 2020

The Embassy community gathered last Tuesday, November 10, to commemorate Veterans Day in the United States. On this day, Americans thank all the men and women who have served their country in the military to seek a free world. Veterans Day is a federal holiday in the United States that is generally observed annually on ...
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