El Salvador INFO
2023 Surf Tournaments in El Salvador. The ALAS Surf City El Salvador Pro is Next!
Once again, the 2023 Surf Tournaments in El Salvador have brought attention to the excellent Salvadoran surfing spots and the Surf City El Salvador project. This year, the country has hosted five top-level international surf tournaments. The ALAS Surf City El Salvador Pro is next and will be the last … Read more
How El Salvador’s Police Creates, Uses Its Gang Database
Authorities routinely count gang “members” and, in the case of El Salvador, “aspiring” members and “collaborators.” But how do they do it, and what are the implications? A former high-level police official agreed under condition of anonymity to explain to InSight Crime how the government creates its gang database. The method is neither easy nor particularly empirical, but … Read more
El Salvador Coffee Exports in 2023 Total $131.72 Million, Down 16.28% for the Year
El Salvador’s coffee exports year to date total $131.72 million. It represents an 16.28% decrease compared to the same 2022 period, equal to $25.62 million less, according to data from the Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador (BCR). El Salvador’s coffee exports average for 2023 is $16.47 million per month, … Read more
El Salvador Mega-Prison CECOT: The Terrorism Confinement Center
El Salvador Mega-Prison CECOT, or terrorism confinement center, is a maximum security prison located in Tecoluca San Vicente. The CECOT jail opened in February 2023 and can house 40,000 inmates. El Salvador Mega-Prison was built to house convicted gang members. The government’s reasons for constructing CECOT were to decongest the … Read more
El Salvador exports total $4,547.59 million Year to Date, Down 8.34% for 2023
El Salvador’s exports year to date total $4,547.59 million. It represents a 8.34% decrease compared to the same 2022 period, equal to $413.77 million less, according to data from the Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador (BCR). El Salvador exports in 2023 average $568.45 million per month, reaching a yearly … Read more
14 Best Beaches in El Salvador. Discovering El Salvador’s Best Beaches!
The best beaches in El Salvador are La Costa del Sol, El Cuco, El Tunco, La Libertad, El Zonte, San Diego, El Sunzal, Los Cobanos, El Espino, and El Majahual. Also, Las Flores, Barra de Santiago, Punta Roca, and Mizata. El Salvador beaches welcome all visitors, surfers, families, couples, singles, … Read more
Imports to El Salvador in August total $1,360.59 million, down 10.21% year to date
Imports to El Salvador as of August 2023 total $10,425.79 million; it represents a -10.21% year to date reduction, equal to $1,185.67 million less than in 2022, according to data from the Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador (BCR). The monthly average of Imports to El Salvador in 2023 is … Read more