Capital: San Salvador
Population: 6,125,512 (July 2014 est.)
Ethnic groups: Mestizo 86.3%, white 12.7%, Amerindian 1% (2007 census)
Religions: Roman Catholic 57.1%, Protestant 21.2%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.9%, Mormon 0.7%, other religions 2.3%,
none 16.8% (2003 est.)
On 6/18/2003 at 1259hrs., Rev. Hansen received this prophecy for Central and South America:
"Witchcraft and voodoo, chants and charms, spirits, demons, devils and gods are worshiped and adored. Your past is haunting; your past is destructive; your past is cursed with disease, plagues and death. Yet, your past is mild in comparison with the turmoil coming in the future -- earthquakes, disease, calamities and death.
Your gods, sorcerers, witches and magicians will not be able to save you from what I am allowing to come upon your nations, lands, water and oceans.
You have denied the Truth of the Ages and I am about ready to deny you of my protection and love. Cry out to your gods and see if they will or can answer you now. They are dead and they will burn with the fire of my wrath as I clean the land of its curses, plagues, disease and death.
Yes, a New Earth is coming and you will know that I live. Come under my blood into the arms of my love, so I can protect you from what lies ahead. Come now unto me, the Spirit of God Jesus Christ is saying."
History of El Salvador:
The Pipil Indians, descendants of the Aztecs, likely migrated to the region in the 11th century. In 1525, a lieutenant of Cortés, Pedro de Alvarado, conquered El Salvador.
El Salvador achieved independence from Spain in 1821 and from the Central American Federation in 1838. El Salvador experienced numerous revolutions and wars against other Central American republics for decades after its independence. El Salvador was ruled by a series of military dictatorships from 1931 to 1979.
In 1969, El Salvador invaded Honduras after Honduran landowners deported several thousand Salvadorans. Five thousand people died in what is called the "football war" because it broke out during a soccer game. By threatening economic sanctions and military intervention, the Organization of American States (OAS) induced El Salvador to withdraw.
In the 1970s, civil war broke out between the government, ruled since 1961 by the National Conciliation Party (PCN), and guerrilla units, whose leading group was the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN).
In 1989, Alfredo Cristiani of the Nationalist Republican Alliance (ARENA) was elected president. On January 16, 1992, the government signed a peace treaty with the guerrilla forces, formally ending the 12-year civil war, which cost about 75,000 lives.
Also in 1992, the International Court of Justice ruled establishing new boundaries between Honduras and El Salvador.
In 1998, Hurricane Mitch devastated the country, leaving 200 dead and over 30,000 homeless. In January and February 2001, major earthquakes struck El Salvador. In the summer of 2001, a severe drought destroyed 80% of the country's crops, causing famine in the countryside.
In 2004, Antonio Saca of ARENA was elected president. The nation became the first Central American country to implement a free-trade agreement (CAFTA) with the U.S. in March 2006.
Mauricio Funes, a former journalist and member of the FMLN party, was elected President in March 2009. Funes was inaugurated on June 1, 2009.
In December 2009, ARENA formally expelled Saca from the party, alleging corruption and the disappearance of $219,000,000 in public funds under Saca's control. Saca established his own party, GANA (Gran Alianza por la Unidad Nacional or Grand Alliance for National Unity), and entered into a legislative alliance with the FMLN.
In March 2012, the government reported a forty percent drop in the murder rate, attributed to a gang truce. By April 14, 2012, there were no killings per day for the first time in over three years.
In January, 2013, Ilopango became the first community in El Salvador to be declared a violence-free zone.
© 2003 World Ministries International
The following are some Scriptures that deal with end-time events. All prophecies concerning the nations are leading up to fulfillment of end-time judgments (events).
Ezekiel chapters 38 & 39
Zechariah 13: 8-9
Zechariah 14: 1-16
Daniel chapters 2, 4, 7-12
Matthew 24: 1-51
Mark 13: 1-37
Luke 21: 6-38
The book of Revelation
The book of Joel
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