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


Based on homicides, February 2024 is the safest month in El Salvador in over 40-plus years. February 2024 ended with six homicides for a 0.21 daily rate; additionally, it achieved 24 days with zero homicides. February ended with two fewer homicides than July 2023, the previous record holder. July 2023 … Read more

Days without homicides in El Salvador

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


Thus far in 2024, there have been 49 days without homicides in El Salvador; also, the country has achieved over 525 in total under the Bukele administration. 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

Thus Far in 2024, El Salvador’s Homicide Rate Is 0.26 per Day or 1.5 Homicides per Every 100,000 Inhabitants


El Salvador starts 2024 with lower homicide numbers than last year; as of March 2, 2024, the country’s homicide rate stands at 0.26 per day or 1.5 homicides per every 100,000 inhabitants. Furthermore, thus far this year, El Salvador has achieved 49 days with zero homicides. In 2023, El Salvador’s … Read more

Costa Rica's Homicide Rate

Thus Far in 2024, Costa Rica’s Homicide Rate Is 2.17 per Day or 15.0 Homicides per Every 100,000 Inhabitants


Costa Rica starts 2024 with lower homicide numbers than last year; as of February 29, 2024, the country’s homicide rate stands at 2.17 per day or 15.0 homicides per every 100,000 inhabitants. Costa Rica’s Homicide Rate in 2023 was 2.47 per day or 17.2 murders per 100,000 inhabitants. Last Year, … Read more

Presidents of El Salvador

Presidents of El Salvador (1989 to 2023): A Historical Dive into the Salvadoran Presidents


El Salvador, a country with a diverse political history, has been steered by presidents who have influenced its course, for better or worse. From controversial figures to modern leaders, each president has been instrumental in shaping the nation’s development and evolution. El Salvadoran presidents serve a five-year term, securing office … Read more

President Nayib Bukele

Nayib Bukele Receives Credentials as President-Elect of El Salvador

 

Once again, hundreds of Salvadorans gathered in the San Salvador Historic District to witness and become part of another historic event in Salvadoran History. Inside the Salvadoran National Theater, Nayib Bukele and Felix Ulloa received their credentials as newly elected president and vice-president of El Salvador. It’s the first time … Read more

Is El Salvador Safe to visit

Is El Salvador Safe to Visit in 2024? A Comprehensive Safety Guide for Travelers


Absolutely, El Salvador is safe to visit in 2024! While the country grappled with high crime rates before 2020, there has been a tremendous decline in violence, reaching its lowest levels in over four decades. Today, El Salvador stands out as one of the safest countries in Latin America Crime … Read more