Life in El Salvador

El Salvador Tourism

El Salvador Among the Top 5 Best Performing Tourist Destinations Worldwide in 2023

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) released its list of the best-performing destinations through July 2023; El Salvador ranks fourth behind Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Albania. “The latest World Tourism Organization Barometer shows several destinations in the Middle East and Europe enjoyed strong growth in arrivals through July 2023, by far … Read more

Salvadoran Police Drunk Drivers Arrested

Salvadoran Authorities Increase Efforts to Remove Drunk Drivers


Drunk driving remains a grave concern in El Salvador, posing a significant threat to road safety. Despite legal measures and public awareness campaigns, the prevalence of intoxicated drivers continues to jeopardize lives and demand urgent attention. To that effect, the Salvadoran authorities are increasing their efforts to remove these drivers. … Read more

Jesuit priest, Jose Maria Tojeira (UCA)

Jesuit Priest Jose Maria Tojeira (UCA): The Bitcoin Law is a Total Inefficiency!


The Jesuit priest, Jose Maria Tojeira (UCA), stated in last week’s radio program, “Al Filo de la Semana,” that the Bitcoin law was a total inefficiency. Tojeira made the statements in response to a comment made by the Vice President of the Republic, Felix Ulloa, that the Bitcoin Law had … Read more

Days without homicides in El Salvador

183 Days Without Homicides in El Salvador in 2023 and 453 in Total Under the Bukele Administration

There have been 183 Days Without Homicides in El Salvador in 2023 and 453 in Total Under the Bukele Administration. An impressive achievement, considering that before the Nayib Bukele Presidency, El Salvador had experienced less than five days without homicides in 15 years. To put it in context, the previous … Read more

El Salvador Homicide Rate

El Salvador’s Homicide Rate in 2023 is 0.41 Per Day or 2.3 Murders Per 100,000 Inhabitants

El Salvador’s homicide rate in 2023 is 0.41 per day or 2.3 murders per 100,000 inhabitants. In 2022, the Salvadoran murder rate was 1.4 per day or 7.8 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants. In 2022, El Salvador closed with 495 homicides, a reduction of 56.84% compared to the previous year. 2022 … Read more