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: constitutional republic
state of civil and political rights: Partly free
constitution: 20 June 1992
legal system: based on Argentine, Roman and French codes
legislative system: bicameral Congress consists of the Chamber of Senators and the Chamber of Deputies
judicial system: Supreme Court of Justice whose judges are appointed on the proposal of the Counsel of Magistrates
religion: Catholic majority
death row:
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences:
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:



South America