Living in El Salvador

Religion in El Salvador

Religion in El Salvador. What are the main religions in El Salvador?

Religion is a big part of El Salvador’s history and culture. 41.9% of Salvadorans are Roman Catholic, 35.9% are Evangelical Christians, 19.9% have no religious affiliation, 1.3% are Jehovah’s Witnesses, and 0.9% belong to other religions; according to a March 2022 survey by the Central American University UCA. Although many … Read more

El Salvador Homicide Rate

El Salvador Homicide Rate from 2010 to 2022. Daily murder rate for 2022 is 1.8 as of November 30

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 Territorial Control Plan

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

Trash problem in El Salvador

Opinion: The trash problem in El Salvador. It can’t be ignored anymore!

The trash problem in El Salvador is an issue that has been around for years and continues to grow. Over 60% of urban areas have problems with trash in sidewalks, vacant lots, parks, empty fields, and alleys. Garbage is one of the principal reasons the country has poor water quality … Read more

Trash Problem in El Salvador.

El Salvador. Up to three years in prison and fines for dumping trash in unauthorized areas

The Salvadoran legislature reformed the Penal Code and the Environmental Law to punish those who throw garbage in unauthorized areas. From now on, individuals improperly disposing of trash can face up to 3 years in prison and fines of up to 25 thousand dollars. With 65 votes in favor, the … Read more

President Nayib Bukele

Opinion: President Bukele’s possible re-election continues to be a hot topic of discussion

Even though the next presidential elections in El Salvador will not take place until February 3, 2024, the idea of the potential re-election of Bukele continues to be a hot topic of discussion. President Nayib Bukele announced on September 15 that he was going to register as a candidate for … Read more

Most Dangerous Places in El Salvador

The 10 Most Dangerous Places In El Salvador in 2022, based on Homicides

The most dangerous places in El Salvador in 2022 are Ahuachapan, San Miguel, Ciudad Delgado, Santa Ana, Apopa, Colon, Ilopango, San Salvador, Santa Tecla, and Mejicanos. The estimation is based on the rate of homicides per 100,000 inhabitants in places with a population of over 100,000 people.This list is as … Read more