The renowned Bitcoiner, presenter and producer shared on Twitter her reflection on how the actions of the government of President Nayib Bukele ensured the lives of 600 more people when comparing the homicide statistics from last year with those of 2021. El Salvador went from a homicide rate of 18.1 per 100,000 inhabitants in 2021 to 7.8 in 2022.
“Murders plummet by over half in El Salvador,” Stacy mentioned and shared the link to the Reuters article. “And the article goes on to note that the population overwhelmingly supports this newfound peace … imagine that?” Stacy added.
2022 ended with 494 murders, with 65% occurring in the first three months of the year, when President Nayib Bukele’s government had not implemented a frontal combat against the gangs.
More than seven kilograms of drugs have been seized by the security forces since the fences were installed as part of phase five of the Territorial Control Plan.
The security fences in Tutunichapa and La Granjita have dealt strong blows to drug dealing, which for years has had these communities as its center of operation.
The intervention of the National Civil Police (PNC) and the Armed Forces, which have cordoned off these housing centers since last December 24, has made it possible to seize more than seven kilos of drugs, including cocaine, marijuana, and crack.
To disrupt the logistics of storage, sale, and distribution that were controlled by structures linked to gangs and drug cartels, agents have been deployed together with canine pairs from the Anti-Narcotics Division (DAN) to search homes and vehicles.
The small-scale illicit drug trade known as drug dealing is the last stage of drug trafficking, said a DAN investigator specialized in investigating this phenomenon.
The security fence in Tutunichapa has revealed the way drug retail networks operate. on the main street, entering on the 25th. Avenida Norte had several chalets, and according to the authorities, they were used as a front for the sale of drugs.