Life in El Salvador


Salvadoran Army

El Salvador’s gang crackdown is working, but worries over human rights violations are increasing


After a dramatic increase in homicides over three days in late March 2022 that left 87 dead, Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele and his security cabinet took swift action to stop the violence. Immediately, President Bukele asked congress to declare an emergency “state of exception” to deal with the increased violence … Read more

El Salvador Territorial Control Plan

President Nayib Bukele Security Plan. “El Salvador Territorial Control Plan”


El Salvador Territorial Control Plan or Nayib Bukele’s security plan has seven phases. Phase one focuses on gaining control of the territory, and two focuses on the social reconstruction of communities. Three and four are the modernizing of the police and the incursion of police and army personnel into gang-controlled … Read more

CID Gallup survey

91% of Salvadorans support the measures implemented by President Bukele against criminal groups


Nine out of ten Salvadorans support the security measures, including the state of exception, implemented by the Nayib Bukele administration against gangs, according to a CID-Gallup survey released on April 22nd. Only 9% of those consulted state that they disagree (Little or nothing) with the decisions taken by this administration … Read more

El Salvador Surf

El Salvador to host World Surf League Championship Tour Event in June 2022


Once again, El Salvador will be hosting a world-class surfing event. The World Surf League “Surf City El Salvador Pro” event will take place at Punta Roca Beach from June 12th to the 20th. This surfing event will be stage number seven of the women’s and men’s championship tours. Event … Read more

Nayib Bukele Approval Rating

Nayib Bukele Approval Rating. Majority of Salvadorans approve of Bukele


President Nayib Bukele’s approval rating is one of the highest any Salvadoran president has ever maintained; he is regarded as one of the most popular world leaders. The Salvadoran president has maintained an approval rating of over 75 percent since taking office on June 1st, 2019. President Nayib Bukele is … Read more