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Days without homicides in El Salvador

144 Days Without Homicides in El Salvador Thus Far in 2024, Nine More Than the Same 2023 Period


Thus far in 2024, there have been 144 days without homicides in El Salvador; also, the country has achieved over 620 in total under the Bukele administrations. It is an impressive achievement, considering that before the Nayib Bukele Presidency, El Salvador had experienced less than five days without homicides in … Read more

El Salvador Homicide Rate

In 2024, El Salvador’s Homicide Rate Is 0.33 per Day or 1.9 Homicides per Every 100,000 Inhabitants


Thus far in 2024, El Salvador has reported lower homicide numbers than last year; as of July 14, 2024, the country’s homicide rate stands at 0.33 per day or 1.9 homicides per every 100,000 inhabitants. Furthermore, thus far this year, El Salvador has achieved 144 days with zero homicides. In … Read more

Plaza Libertad El Salvador

June 2024: The Safest Month in El Salvador in Over Four Decades


Based on homicides, June 2024 is the safest month in El Salvador in over 40-plus years. June 2024 ended with 6 homicides for a 0.20 daily rate; additionally, it achieved 24 days with zero homicides. June ended with the same number of homicides and days without murders as February 2024, … Read more

President Nayib Bukele Approval Rating

President Nayib Bukele’s Approval Rating! What’s Behind the President’s Popularity?


Since becoming president in 2019, President Nayib Bukele’s approval rating has been over 75%; his approval is the highest any Salvadoran president has sustained during a presidential term. Nayib Bukele’s popularity continues in 2024. His unique leadership style, focus on enhancing security, and innovative governance approach have struck a chord … Read more

Costa Rica's Homicide Rate

As of May 2024, Costa Rica’s Homicide Rate Is 2.36 per Day or 16.4 Homicides per Every 100,000 Inhabitants


In 2024, Costa Rica is maintaining a homicide rate similar to last year. The country’s current homicide rate stands at 2.36 per day or 16.4 homicides per every 100,000 inhabitants, which is slightly lower than the rate recorded in 2023. In 2023, Costa Rica’s Homicide Rate was 2.47 per day … Read more

Salvadoran State of Exception Security Measure

El Salvador’s State of Exception: The Anti-gang Security Measure Gets Extended for the 27th Consecutive Time


The State of Exception in El Salvador is a security measure enforced by the Salvadoran Government to directly combat criminal gangs. It restricts certain constitutional guarantees; however, it is credited for reducing crime and homicides. To continue the direct fight against criminal organizations that began in March 2022, the Salvadoran … Read more

Surf Tournaments in El Salvador

The 2024 Surf Tournaments in El Salvador: Surf City El Salvador Pro Starts on June 6th


Once again, the 2024 Surf Tournaments in El Salvador will bring attention to the excellent Salvadoran surfing spots and the Surf City El Salvador project. This year, the country will host four top-level international surfing competitions. The remaining surf tournaments in El Salvador for 2024 are the WSL Surf City … Read more