Life in El Salvador

Days without homicides in El Salvador

120 Days Without Homicides in El Salvador Thus Far in 2024, Three More Than the Same 2023 Period

Thus far in 2024, there have been 120 days without homicides in El Salvador; also, the country has achieved over 595 in total under the Bukele administrations. It is an impressive achievement, considering that before the Nayib Bukele Presidency, El Salvador had experienced less than five days without homicides in … Read more

El Salvador Homicide Rate

In 2024, El Salvador’s Homicide Rate Is 0.34 per Day or 2.0 Homicides per Every 100,000 Inhabitants

Thus far in 2024, El Salvador has reported lower homicide numbers than last year; as of June 15, 2024, the country’s homicide rate stands at 0.35 per day or 2.0 homicides per every 100,000 inhabitants. Furthermore, thus far this year, El Salvador has achieved 120 days with zero homicides. In … Read more

Salvadoran State of Exception Security Measure

El Salvador’s State of Exception: The Anti-gang Security Measure Gets Extended for the 27th Consecutive Time

The State of Exception in El Salvador is a security measure enforced by the Salvadoran Government to directly combat criminal gangs. It restricts certain constitutional guarantees; however, it is credited for reducing crime and homicides. To continue the direct fight against criminal organizations that began in March 2022, the Salvadoran … Read more

Plaza Libertad El Salvador

May 2024: One of the Safest Months in El Salvador in Over Four Decades

Based on homicides, May 2024 enters the list of the safest months in El Salvador in over 40-plus years. May 2024 ended with 14 homicides for a 0.45 daily rate; additionally, it achieved 21 days with zero homicides. May ended with eight more homicides than February 2024, the safest month … Read more

President Nayib Bukele Approval Rating

President Nayib Bukele’s Approval Rating! What’s Behind the President’s Popularity?

Since becoming president in 2019, President Nayib Bukele’s approval rating has been over 75%; his approval is the highest any Salvadoran president has sustained during a presidential term. Bukele is the world leader with the highest domestic support. Nayib Bukele’s popularity continues in 2024. His dynamic leadership, emphasis on improving … Read more

Inflation rate in El Salvador

The Inflation Rate in El Salvador for 2024 Is 1.14, the Lowest in Three Years

As of the end of April 2024, the inflation rate in El Salvador, reported by the Central Reserve Bank (BCR), is 1.14%, representing the lowest rate recorded since February 2021. Today’s inflation rate in El Salvador is 0.37 or 48.05% higher than the 0.77 it closed in March. April’s increase … Read more

El Salvador Bitcoins

El Salvador Bitcoins: A Nation’s Journey into Digital Currency

El Salvador continues investing in Bitcoin. As of May 5, 2024, El Salvador possesses 5,740.76 Bitcoins, valued at $367,850,429 US dollars, equivalent to $64,077.00 per Bitcoin. President Nayib Bukele’s unprecedented decision to make Bitcoin a legal tender in El Salvador in 2021, has sparked intense discussions globally, reshaping perceptions of … Read more