Population of 5,891,199
Located in Central America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Costa Rica and Honduras
The traumatic events, civil war and Marxism of 1979-1998 have divided politicians, communities, churches and families; and the society remains deeply divided, impoverished and dysfunctional. Hurricane Mitch traumatized the nation with massive destruction in 1998. Natural disasters, the massive upheavals of war and tyranny have shocked many unbelievers into a living faith.