Life in El Salvador


El Tunco Beach El Salvador

El Salvador to host the Surf City ISA World Junior Surfing Championship in May 2022


Once again, El Salvadoran, with its fantastic beaches, will host another top-notch international surfing event. The Surf City El Salvador ISA World Junior Surfing Championship games will take place at La Bocana of El Tunco beach and El Sunzal beach in La Libertad from May 27th to June 5th, 2022. … Read more

Salvadoran Students

Salvadoran Government Gives FREE Computers to All Students in Public Schools


President Nayib Bukele, along with first lady Gabriela de Bukele and Minister of Education Carla Hanania de Varela, began giving FREE computers to students in public schools. This inaugural event took place on Monday, February 22nd, 2021. The first beneficiaries to receive the computers were high school students; then, it … Read more

President of the Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador

Financial delegates from 44 countries meet in El Salvador to discuss financial inclusion


Financial delegations from 44 countries have met in San Salvador to discuss various financial inclusion policies. This is the 25th meeting of the digital financial services working group developed by the Salvadoran Central Reserve Bank (BCR) and the Alliance for Financial Inclusion. Also, the 18th meeting of the small and … Read more

Homicide Rate in El Salvador

El Salvador Homicide Rate from 2010 to 2022


El Salvador’s homicide rate in 2021 was 3.1 per day or 18 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants; it is a substantial decline from the previous year. The Murder rate in El Salvador has steadily dropped since its worst year in 2015, which had 103 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants or 18.2 murders … Read more

El Salvador Bitcoins

How Many Bitcoins does El Salvador Own? El Salvador Bitcoin INFO


As of May 9, 2022, El Salvador owns 2,301 Bitcoins. El Salvador has invested about $101,713,360.00 on Bitcoin purchases; the average price of each Bitcoin is $44,204. On June 5th, 2021, Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele declared that Bitcoin would become a legal tender in El Salvador. A few days later, … Read more