executions in the world:

In 2024


2000 to present



  • Abolitionist
  • retentionist
  • De facto abolitionist
  • Moratorium on executions
  • Abolitionist for ordinary crimes
  • Committed to abolishing the death penalty


government: presidential republic
state of civil and political rights: Free
constitution: 11 September 1980, effective 11 March 1981; amended many times, the last in 2005
legal system: based on code of 1857 founded on Spanish law, with elements from French and Austrian law
legislative system: bicameral Parliament consists of the Senate (Senado) and the Chamber of Deputies (Camara de Diputados)
judicial system: Supreme Court, Constitutional court
religion: Roman Catholic 70%, Evangelical 15.1%, other
death row:
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences:
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:



South America