Chalatenango

History INFRAMS


History INFRAMS

Advertisements The Instituto Nacional “Dr. Francisco Martinez” (INFRAMS) Chalatenango city was founded in the early years of the 1950’s. The first class graduated in 1955. At that time the local school was in Morazan Street (where now stands Almacenes Bomba) First it was called “Instituto Nacional de Chalatenango”, a name that was retained until July 1962, […]

26 May 2013. En: History

Coat of Chalatenango


Coat of Chalatenango

  The coat of Chalatenango was adopted in the year 1969 and since then is a national symbol that represents the department. It consists of two flags on the sides, of which the left is the Chalatenango and the right of El Salvador. The center is divided into five sections. In the first, in the […]

26 May 2013. En: Information


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Salomón Ayala


Salomón Ayala

Don José Salomón Ayala Streets, was a journalist and teacher of outstanding career in Chalatenango. It was a friendly and outgoing person, was commonly found on the street and speak to him even when they knew it. He worked for more than two decades at the Instituto Nacional Dr. Francisco Martínez Suárez (INFRAMS), in the […]

26 May 2013. En: Characters

The day of the cross


The day of the cross

Each May 3, in Chalatenango and El Salvador is celebrated the traditional Day of the Cross. This religious tradition is the placement of a cross made ​​jiote tree, which stands in the courtyard of houses and decorated with seasonal fruits such as mangoes, bananas and cashews.   It is customary to pray before the cross […]

26 May 2013. En: Traditions

San Miguel de Mercedes


San Miguel de Mercedes

San Miguel de Mercedes is one of the thirty-three municipalities in the department of Chalatenango. It is a place that lacks plains, urban image is, in this respect, very representative. HISTORY The foundation of this ancient town dating back to pre-Hispanic times and although it is located in a busy area since time immemorial by […]

26 May 2013. En: Municipalities

The Hermit Pital


The Hermit Pital

In the upper sector of the Cerro El Pital, we speak of a hermit matted long hair, beard and long fingernails. A man who lives “in the wild”. But it is a rare occasion to be seen, few vacationers have had the opportunity to meet him away, because attempts to approach him, hidden among the […]

26 May 2013. En: Characters

La Palma: Cradle of Peace


La Palma: Cradle of Peace

The First Dialogue for Peace in La Palma, Chalatenango, El Salvador, was a rapprochement between representatives of the Salvadoran government and the FMLN insurgency ± FDR on October 15, 1984 in the midst of the Civil War in the country. On October 8, 1984 the then President of the Republic of El Salvador, Jose Napoleon […]

26 May 2013. En: History

White people of Chalatenango


White people of Chalatenango

One of the virtues that characterize Chalateco people is their hospitality to the visitors who need help. And you can’t deny also that more than once we have heard that “en Chalate casi toda la gente es chelita y de ojos zarcos”.  Behind this lies a story that … It happened that in the year […]

26 May 2013. En: History

Roberto Armijo


Roberto Armijo

Luis Roberto Armijo Navarrete was born in Chalatenango in 1937. At the age of ten moved to the capital to pursue his studies. He walked barefoot and worked selling newspapers on the street to earn a few cents. Then start your studies at the University of El Salvador and soon became part of a recognized […]

26 May 2013. En: Characters

Club Deportivo Chalatenango


Club Deportivo Chalatenango

Club Deportivo Chalatenango was born in the early years of the decade of the 50’s, a time in which the “big” football in El Salvador as the Quequeisque of Santa Tecla, would be replaced by a new generation of clubs. Thus was born the team “Scorpions”, led by Don Jose Gregorio Martinez and Chalateco group, […]

26 May 2013. En: History