Living in El Salvador

Days without homicides in El Salvador

190 Days Without Homicides in El Salvador in 2023 and 460 in Total Under the Bukele Administration

There have been 190 Days Without Homicides in El Salvador in 2023 and 460 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 0.40 Per Day or 2.3 Murders Per 100,000 Inhabitants

El Salvador’s homicide rate in 2023 is 0.40 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

El Salvador Mega-Prison CECOT

El Salvador Mega-Prison CECOT: The Terrorism Confinement Center

El Salvador Mega-Prison CECOT, or terrorism confinement center, is a maximum security prison located in Tecoluca San Vicente. The CECOT jail opened in February 2023 and can house 40,000 inmates. El Salvador Mega-Prison was built to house convicted gang members. The government’s reasons for constructing CECOT were to decongest the … Read more

Best places to liv in El Salvador

10 Best places to live in El Salvador. Where to live in El Salvador?

The best places to live in El Salvador are San Salvador, La Libertad, Santa Ana, Santa Tecla, Antiguo Cuscatlan, Suchitoto, Juayua, El Tunco, Ahuachapan, and Chalatenango. El Salvador has excellent living options. If you want urban city living, look at San Salvador, Santa Tecla, or Nuevo Cuscatlan. Also, you have … Read more

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The Menace of Extortion in El Salvador. Breaking the Chains of Shakedowns

Over the last 25 years, extortion in El Salvador has been a formidable and pervasive problem that has cast a shadow of fear and instability over many Salvadorans and businesses. The extortion problem executed by these criminal groups has had profound social, economic, and security implications in the country. This … Read more