Life in El Salvador

El Salvador’s Central Reserve Bank BCR Economic Outlook

The Salvadoran Central Reserve Bank (BCR) Projects an Economic Growth of 3% to 3.5% in 2024

The Salvadoran Central Reserve Bank (BCR) projects that El Salvador’s economy will grow between 3.0% and 3.5% in 2024, driven by an increase in the development of public and private investment projects. BCR’s President Douglas Rodríguez affirmed that one of the primary drivers of this economic growth is the improved … Read more

Inflation rate in El Salvador

The Inflation Rate in El Salvador for 2024 Is 0.77, the Lowest in Three Years

As of March 2024, the inflation rate in El Salvador, reported by the Central Reserve Bank (BCR), is 0.77%, representing the lowest rate recorded since January 2021. Today’s inflation rate in El Salvador is -0.03 or 3.75% lower than the 0.80% it closed the previous month. The Salvadoran inflation rate … Read more

El Salvador State of Exception arrests

Over 79,000 Arrested During El Salvador’s State of Exception: Two Years Under the Security Measure

March 27, 2024, marked the second anniversary of the Salvadoran State of Emergency. Initially approved on March 27, 2022, following an increase in gang-related killings that claimed the lives of 87 individuals in a mere three days. Since then, over 79,000 alleged gang members and collaborators have been arrested as … Read more

Nayib Bukele’s territorial control plan

Nayib Bukele’s Territorial Control Plan: Transforming El Salvador’s Security Landscape

Under President Nayib Bukele’s government, El Salvador has witnessed a remarkable transformation in its security landscape. The administration’s severe security measures have effectively bolstered safety and instilled greater confidence among the population. Nayib Bukele’s territorial control plan is one of the strategies! Nayib Bukele’s territorial control plan consists of seven … Read more

2024 Salvadoran Elections

Insights Into the 2024 Salvadoran Elections Results: Democracy in Action!

The 2024 Salvadoran Elections marked a pivotal moment in the country’s political landscape. It was the first time an incumbent president ran for re-election in over 50 years and won with 84.65% of the votes. The elections saw Nayib Bukele’s New Ideas political party assert a commanding victory in all … Read more

Women in Government in El Salvador

Women in Government in El Salvador to Have Low Representation During the 2024-2027 Governmental Period

In El Salvador, women have faced notable underrepresentation in government roles, highlighting an enduring disparity in political leadership. This imbalance underscores persistent barriers to female participation in shaping the country’s governance and policies. Despite strides toward gender equality, the limited presence of women in governmental positions underscores systemic challenges and … Read more

El Salvador Political Parties

El Salvador Political Parties: Navigating El Salvador’s Political Landscape

The political parties in El Salvador unveil a diverse spectrum of ideologies, histories, and influences. From established entities such as ARENA, PCN, and New Ideas to emerging ones such as VAMOS and Solidarity Force, each political party plays a pivotal role in shaping the country’s political dynamics and governance. The … Read more