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Hi there, I am from New Zealand and it seems I have fallen pregnant on my travels. :) I'm 8 weeks and need to have my initial check up. Can anyone recommend a Dr suitable. Will need to be English speaking as my spanish isn't up to scratch. We are based close to El Tunco, but are prepared to travel. Thank you in advance, Kate
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Consistofaz posted Escorts and Callgirls on the El Salvador forum:
Just moved here in the beginning of the year. I'm looking to have some fun with some working girls now. Anyone know of a good reliable service I can call? Thanks in advance.
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giantmouse replied to the thread Finding a Job in El Salvador on the El Salvador forum:
Granvic initially posted:
I am moving to El Salvador with my family and I am trying to find a job that will allow me to teach English or Match position. I am also trying to find a good American school for my daughter.
giantmouse replied most recently with:
Okay well that helps. I assume that you speak fluent Spanish. It will be very difficult to work here,even in a mostly English environment if not. The best place to look for jobs here is in the newspaper. There are many American companies here and your skills are valuable. Perhaps it would be worth your while to esubscribe to "La Prensa Grafica". You will need to get hired and then you can get the work permit. Here is a very useful link for the work requirements. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Treu4BV2U6w The fact that your wife is a citizen is helpful. You can obtain residency through her. I do not know how residency works if you are already married, but I do know if you marry here it takes one year.
Granvic replied most recently with:
Yes I do have my in laws live there
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Granvic posted looking for american job on the El Salvador forum:
I am a american and im moving to el salvador with my wife and she is El Salvadorian and I need to find work to support her and my daughter. I am a retired Navy and I have my degree in Accounting. Does anyone know if there are any jobs like this in el salvador.
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busman7 replied to the thread Question about safety and fitting in on the El Salvador forum:
telshi initially posted:
Hello, I am planning to visit El Salvador soon, and I will be staying in Soyapango/Ilopango area in San Salvador. Could anyone give me some tips on how to behave in order to stay safe? Lots of people are scaring me saying that basically I can't go outside on the street, speak English aloud, or even drive a car in these areas... Let alone going to buy food at the nearby stand or go to church, park, cemetery... I know that there is a gang problem, but is it really THAT bad, taking into consideration that I am not Salvadorian myself (I/m european-looking female, dark hair, light skin)? I do speak Spanish though, but I do look like a foreigner. Any advice? Should I just stay inside the house the whole time? O_O Should I get a tan and try to blend in (impossible I guess)?
busman7 replied most recently with:
Your host from your past trip will have better information than you will get on the internet but in general it will be safer with a baby. However I live in Playa San Diego where I would not hesitate to say no problem but am not that familiar with Soyapango.
telshi replied most recently with:
Thank you, busman7. The main reason I'm freaking out is because I'm taking my 2 year old child with me, and the baby's safety is my main concern. I was in El Salvador twice, about 10 years ago and 1 year ago. It seemed dangerous, we were watched at times, some gangsters lived in a house just one house away from our host... But I was by myself, so I was OK taking the risk. This time with the baby everything worries me like a hundred times more :) Thanks again!
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kweary replied to the thread Car Permit and Insurance Questions on the El Salvador forum:
kweary initially posted:
My family is currently living in Guatemala and is beginning to plan for travels further South. We drove our car down from the States and have a few questions about having a car temporarily in El Salvador. I know how to obtain a car import permit at the border but I've been unable to find answers to the following: 1) How long is the import permit good for (I'm assuming 90 days but I read 60 on one forum which does not make sense since I can stay for 90 days w/o a visa)? 2) Is it it easy to get the car permit renewed/extended if we stay in the country longer than the initial duration? 3) It appears that car insurance is not required but I just wanted to triple check. Es verdad? ONE LAST QUESTION...is there a per person charge for crossing the border from Guatemala? I've read posts from people who say it's free and other's who say there is a $10/person tourist card. Thanks for any info you can provide.
kweary replied most recently with:
Sweet, thanks busman7 (and TravelDawg)!
busman7 replied most recently with:
TravelDawg is spot on! Just to add that if the car is more than 7 yrs old the 60 day vehicle permit can NOT be renewed and a daily fine will be levied.
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JoeMc5832 replied to the thread looking for a job on the El Salvador forum:
jorgemuñoz initially posted:
hey. i need a job, i gradulated from high school in the U.S . I speak english very good , ill like to find a good job. let me know my number is 7658-7956
JoeMc5832 replied most recently with:
What a nasty thing to say Dave, you should be ashamed of yourself mate.
giantmouse replied most recently with:
Jorge, There is quite a bit of road construction around Sonsonate if you are interested in that. If your verbal skills in English are good, you may be able to find work in a call center. Good luck. P.S. Pay no attention to the folks on here who can only find fault. They are, after all, perfect.
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geoffcorleone replied to the thread Doctor in San Salvador on the El Salvador forum:
EFromNY initially posted:
I'm moving from the states to San Salvador to care for a sick relative. I was hoping to find a good primary care physician for myself and also for the sick relative. Doesn't have to be English speaking, I am fluent in both English and Spanish, but someone highly recommended and possibly able to make house calls. Thanks everyone.
geoffcorleone replied most recently with:
I pm-d you.. Let me know if you didn't get it. Thanks
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