El Salvador: Strike continues impacting passengers

Posted on July 11, 2012 • Filed under: Latin America, Travel News

Customs and Finance Workers Still off Duty For the third consecutive day, the employees of Customs and the Ministry of Finance has suspended administrative duties, affecting trade flows of passengers and taxpayers at the border and in the administrative offices of the government entity, respectively. For this morning, employees, requiring the cancellation of a bond of $ 1,000, will give a press conference which is expected to explain the situation and if the measure of unemployment will continue or end in the coming hours. Because of this stoppage, the Finance Minister Carlos Caceres, requested patience from the union, arguing that the bond trading was affected by the hospitalization of the Secretary of Strategic Affairs, Hato Hasbun, who underwent urgent surgery a few days ago. Read article

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