More than 30,000 criminals have been removed from the streets

Within the framework of the war against the gangs promoted by the government of President Nayib Bukele, the Director of Penal Centers, Osiris Luna, reported this Monday that more than 30,000 criminals have been removed from the streets.

«Terrorists and their collaborators are being imprisoned every day and the crimes they committed against Salvadorans will NOT go unpunished» — Luna said. Seguir leyendo More than 30,000 criminals have been removed from the streets

The Salvadoran Congress approved extending the exception regime for another 30 days

This Sunday, April 24, extraordinary plenary session number seven was held by the Salvadoran Congress at the request of President Nayib Bukele to extend the emergency regime for another 30 days. The initiative was approved with 67 votes in favor by the congressmen. Seguir leyendo The Salvadoran Congress approved extending the exception regime for another 30 days

New prisons will be built far from population centers

The regulatory framework to build new penitentiary centers away from population concentrations was approved yesterday by the Salvadoran Congress with the support of 64 deputies from the Nuevas Ideas, GANA, PDC, and PCN caucuses.

The divided FMLN faction voted against and abstained, while ARENA, VAMOS, and Nuestro Tiempo voted against, as they have done with other initiatives related to the fight against criminal groups, including the emergency regime. Seguir leyendo New prisons will be built far from population centers

President Nayib Bukele emphasizes that this holy week has been the safest in El Salvador’s history

The President of the Republic, Nayib Bukele, reported on Monday that El Salvador recorded the safest Easter holiday period in the country’s history, thanks to the security plan implemented by the National Civil Police (PNC), the Armed Forces of El Salvador and the competent authorities.

«The safest Holy Week in the entire history of El Salvador. By the way, I took office as President on June 1, 2019. We will continue working… «, the president wrote in a publication on his official Twitter account. Seguir leyendo President Nayib Bukele emphasizes that this holy week has been the safest in El Salvador’s history

El Salvador and Guatemala coordinate efforts to fight organized crime

Yesterday afternoon, the Security Cabinet held a bilateral meeting on security and development with Guatemalan authorities.

The meeting was attended by the Minister of Defense, René Merino Monroy; the Minister of Security, Gustavo Villatoro; the director of the National Civil Police, Mauricio Arriaza Chicas; the director of Immigration, Ricardo Cucalón; and the director of Customs, Samandhy Martínez Seguir leyendo El Salvador and Guatemala coordinate efforts to fight organized crime

More than 10,000 gang members have been captured

President Nayib Bukele reported this Tuesday on the number of gang members thanks to the exeption regime to fight back the gangs.

According to the Head of State, a total of «10,094 terrorists were arrested in 17 days», while the operations of the National Civil Police (PNC) and the Armed Forces continue in different parts of the country. Seguir leyendo More than 10,000 gang members have been captured