Life in El Salvador

Inflation rate in El Salvador

Inflation Rate in El Salvador in 2023 Drops to 4.41. The Rate is Down 39.75% Year-to-Date

The inflation rate in El Salvador at the end of May 2023 is at 4.41; it is 1.03 or 18.93% lower than the 5.44 it closed the previous month. May 2023 is the first month the rate has been under 5.0 since September 2021. El Salvador started the year with … Read more

Surf Tournaments in El Salvador

2023 Surf Tournaments in El Salvador. The WSL Surf City Pro Championship is Next (June 9 to 18)

The upcoming Surf tournaments in El Salvador are the WSL Surf City pro championship from June 9 to 18, the Central American and Caribbean Games from June 23 to July 8, the WSL Longboard Classic on September 19, and the Alas pro tour in November. Once again, El Salvador surf … Read more

Honduras State of Exception

Honduras Makes Few Advances Against Crime During 6-Month State of Exception

The state of exception in Honduras has now been in place for six months. But contrary to government claims and National Police figures, the policy has done little to reduce criminal activity in the country. President Xiomara Castro first implemented the state of exception in December 2022 and has since extended it twice. It will last until at least July 5. The policy aims to decrease crimes like … Read more

Nayib Bukele Approval Rating

Nayib Bukele Approval Rating. A Score of 8.58 out of 10 in the Latest Survey!

President Nayib Bukele’s approval rating is consistently over 75%; his approval is the highest any Salvadoran president has ever maintained while in office. Bukele is regarded as one of the world leaders with high domestic support; he has maintained an approval rating of over 75 percent since taking office on … Read more

El Salvador Homicide Rate

El Salvador Homicide Rate (2010-2023). The Daily Murder Rate for 2023 is 0.4

El Salvador homicide rate in 2022 was 1.4 per day or 7.8 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants. The Salvadoran government reported that 2022 closed with 495 murders, a reduction of 56.84% compared to 2021. 2022 ended as the safest year in Salvadoran history since the end of the civil war. Between … Read more