ABANSA recommends cyber-fraud prevention measuresWritten by Coralia Cuellar // Evelyn Alas
Experts in cyber fraud prevention from ABANSA provided recommendations that salvadorans should put into practice to avoid becoming victims of cyber fraud:
More than 100 people participated in Camarasal's CyberWeek in-person sessionWritten by Evelyn Alas
More than 100 people participated in the face-to-face session of CyberWeek, organized by the Cámara de Comercio e Industria de El Salvador (Camarasal), a cybersecurity event that seeks to benefit entrepreneurs in the virtual and face-to-face activities of the program.
CABEI and El Salvador sign US$625 thousand agreement to benefit technical-vocational high school studentsWritten by Evelyn Alas
The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI), with the support of its Fundación de Apoyo Social (FAS), signed a non-reimbursable financial cooperation agreement with the Republic of El Salvador to carry out the Bicentennial Scholarship Program, which aims to contribute to social welfare and improve access to education for students from the eighth grade of Basic Education until they complete their Vocational Technical High School studies.
More than 360 young people across the country will be able to apply for educational scholarships from the Programa OportunidadesWritten by Coralia Cuellar // Evelyn Alas
The Fundación Gloria Kriete (FGK) together with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), announced the launching of the selection process for Programa Oportunidades. This entire process will take place during most of 2023 for young people who will start the program in 2024.
Tourists will need electronic authorization to enter Europe from november onwardsWritten by Evelyn Alas
In a morning interview Reynaldo Alvergue, an expert on migration issues, explained that ETIAS is an electronic authorization, a way in which Europe will be able to screen visitors.
Higher insurance premiums due to risks and uncertaintyWritten by Evelyn Alas
Global commercial insurance prices increased 4% in Q4 2022 (versus a 6% increase in Q3 and a 9% increase in Q2), according to the Global Insurance Market Index published by Marsh, a global insurance and risk broker.
ASES held the First Forum on Road Safety and Vehicle InsuranceWritten by Evelyn Alas
The Asociación Salvadoreña de Empresas de Seguros (ASES) held today the first "Road Safety and Vehicle Insurance Forum". The event took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, in San Salvador, and gathered different members of the insurance industry of the country, representatives of the government of the Republic and members of the civil society.
Insurance mergers and acquisitions reach highest level in 10 yearsWritten by Evelyn Alas
Last year, 449 mergers and acquisitions (M&A) were completed worldwide in the insurance sector, up from 418 the previous year. This is the highest number in the last decade, according to a report by global law firm Clyde & Co.
Jorge Hasbún is re-elected as president of CamarasalWritten by Evelyn Alas
The Cámara de Comercio e Industria de El Salvador (Camarasal) held its General Assembly of members for 2023, in which businessman Jorge Hasbún was reelected as president of the Board of Directors that will lead the association for the period 2023 - 2024.