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Demonstration Alert- El Salvador December 11, 2020

Location: Throughout the country Event: The 2021 Legislative and Municipal Election Campaign officially begins in El Salvador on December 27th with Election Day on February 28, 2021. Previous campaign seasons have generated demonstrations that block roads and require a police presence. Demonstrations can occur prior to the beginning of the official campaign season. While the vast ...
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Embassy emphasizes: Do not use false documents in the visa process

Salvadoran arrested for using fraudulent document The U.S. Embassy in San Salvador reports that the Central Investigations Division (DCI) of the National Civilian Police (PNC), detained a Salvadoran national in Antiguo Cuscatlán for the use and possession of a false document on December 8, 2020. The man applied for an immigrant visa using a fraudulent ...
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Ambassador Ronald Johnson visits La Union and San Vicente departaments

The United States Ambassador, Ronald Johnson, visited La Union and San Vicente departaments on November 30 and December 1, to learn first-hand about bilateral cooperation projects in that area of the country, which has been a long standing key priority. Another focus of the visit was developing cooperation aimed at the economic development and sustainability of El Salvador, as ...
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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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