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El Salvador

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Business hours

Businesses generally operate 9am to 6pm weekdays, and government offices from 8am to 4pm. Some government offices and small shops close at lunchtime, between noon and 2pm, but this practice is fading. Banks are open 8am to 4pm or 5pm weekdays; most are open Saturday morning as well. Restaurants serve dinner early, and 4pm is pupusa (cornmeal mass stuffed with cheese or refried beans) hour.

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