This first week of August is a vacation week in El Salvador. In addition to the festivals in San Salvador, Salvadorans will enjoy themselves in many other ways. They will crowd the beaches. An estimated 65,000 will visit Guatemala. Thousands of Salvadorans living in the United States will return to the country.
The leading papers have web site coverage of the August festival period. Go to El Diario de Hoy or La Prensa Grafica.