Central America

El Salvador's Corruption Perceptions Index

El Salvador’s 2021 Corruption Perceptions Index. El Salvador Drops 2 points

Surf City El Salvador

On the Transparency International report released on January 25th, 2022, El Salvador received a Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) score of 34; the country dropped 2 points compared to 2020. The score of 34 is on a scale of 0 to 100, with 100 being the best score possible. Due to … Read more

Salvadoran Navy

Do El Salvador Seizures Signal Pacific Cocaine Surge?

El Salvador’s Navy has seized record amounts of cocaine recently, indicating a possible resurgence of maritime trafficking off the country’s Pacific coast. The latest interdictions occurred at the close of 2021, when authorities intercepted two drug submarines carrying more than four tons of cocaine, according to a January 3 government news release … Read more

El Salvador Ferry

El Salvador Ferry, a strategic project to facilitate trade with Costa Rica

El Salvador Ferry is a strategic project by the Nayib Bukele administration to strengthen the commercial exchange between Costa Rica and El Salvador. Once completed, the ferry would connect the Port of La Unión in El Salvador and the Caldera Port in Costa Rica. In early March 2021, officials of … Read more