Living in El Salvador
62 days without homicides in El Salvador in 2023 and 332 total under the Bukele administration
Under the Bukele administration, El Salvador has reached 332 days with zero homicides in three years and ten months. It is an impressive achievement considering that before the Nayib Bukele Presidency, El Salvador had experienced less than five days with zero homicides in ten years. To put it in context, … Read more
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
El Salvador Territorial Control Plan. President Nayib Bukele Plan Control Territorial
El Salvador Territorial Control Plan or Plan Control Territorial has seven phases; the first five are preparation, opportunity, modernization, incursion, and extraction. Phases six and seven have not been made public and are scheduled to be implemented before the end of Nayib Bukele’s presidency. The Bukele administration credit its security … Read more
El Salvador’s basic food basket cost per family reaches $249.70 in urban areas.
As of March 2023, El Salvador’s basic food basket cost per family is $249.70 for the urban sector and $187.08 for rural areas. The Salvadoran essential food basket cost in urban areas is about 25% more expensive than in the rural sector. One of the principal worries Salvadorans have in … Read more
El Salvador’s challenges and concerns. What challenges Salvadorans in 2023?
It is march 2023, and with public elections less than a year away, El Salvador’s politics and politicians are about to take center stage extensively. The spotlight will be on President Bukele’s possible re-election and the democratic direction of the country; however, this political landscape is not a concern for … Read more