Fun Facts About El Salvador

By admin ~ June 15th, 2010 @ 5:08 pm

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El Salvador hosted the 2002 Central American and Caribbean Sports Games. More than 2 million tickets were available for the 2002 Central American and Caribbean Games.

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El Salvador´s flag was adopted in the 1910s. The blue stripes represent unity. The white one symbolizes peace.

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Rosemary “Rosie” Casals, who was one of the best tennis players in the 1960s, has Salvadoran ancestry…

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Different from Cuba, Venezuela, and North Korea, El Salvador is currently a democracy. Like South Africa, Botswana, Costa Rica, South Korea and Taiwan, El Salvador has one of the best democracies in the Third World.

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El Salvador qualified for the 1982 FIFA World Championship.Surprisingly, El Salvador beat Mexico in the World Cup qualifiers.

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The Joya de Ceren is one of the most important archaeological sites in Latin America.It was declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1993.Like Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan (Mexico) and Great Zimbabwe National Monument (Zimbabwe), Joya de Ceren is considered among the wonders of the world.

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Miss El Salvador 1955, Maria Isabel Arrieta Galvez, best known as Maribel, is considered by experts as one of the most beautiful misses of all times. Miss El Salvador , Maribel Arrieta, was the 1st runner-up at the Miss Universe 1955.However, she was crowned Miss Amity 1955.She was a big favourite last minute.Maribel looked like Marilyn Monroe, one of the most beautiful actresses in the history of Hollywood.

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Christy Nicole Turlington, who is an American supermodel, has Salvadoran ancestry…

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Maureen Kaila Vergara was one of the best cyclist in the Third World. She won many international tournaments. Maureen Kaila Vergara is an Salvadoran icon.

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San Salvador, El Salvador´s capital, hosted the Miss Universe 1975. El Salvador became the second Latin American country to host the Miss Universe pageant. The winner was Miss Finland, Anne Pohtamo. The judges were: Leon Uris (writer), Ernest Borgnine (actor), Jean Claude Killy (sportsman), Peter Lawford (actor), Maribel Arrieta (baronesa de Thuret), Aline Griffith (countess), Sarah Vaugan (singer), Luz Marina Zuluaga (former Miss Universe), Susan Strasberg (actress), Max Lerner (journalist), and Kiyoshi Hara (businessman).

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In 1983, Pope John Paul II visited El Salvador

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El Salvador has many famous people:Claribel Alegria (writer), Alvaro Torres (singer), Muriel Hasbun (photographer), Carmencita Rios (actress), Maria CristinaVilanova Arbenz (former first lady of Guatemala), Oscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdamez (priest), Adam Oliver (sportsman), Maureen Kaila Vergara (sportswoman), and Paulina Margarita Galvez Piñeda (Miss International 1999).
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