It has been reported by local media that attribute these results to the security strategy implemented by the current government, which was underscored by the state of emergency declared in March of this year and which has already killed around 53,000 gang members. Or the members were sent to jail. marasi
The newspaper El Salvador, close to the government, described the situation as a historic achievement, as certainly the most diverse spokesmen doubted that the confrontation with criminal gangs would be successful, as the figures now show.
The last day in which there were no murders was Tuesday, 20 September, showing that the month has 13 days without deaths due to violence.
So far this year there have been 108 days of zero murders, of which 101 were under the exception rule.
The positive figures for the first weeks of September are in line with the figures recorded for several months, but July and August have since become the safest months in the country’s history, with zero murders each with 21 days of data.
Although there are good results, the government takes measures to keep the situation under control.
This Tuesday, the Minister of Justice and Security, Gustavo Villatoro, explained the actions that are part of a package of reforms to the law against organized crime presented in the Legislative Assembly.
The initiative aims to prosecute members of terrorist formations more efficiently and prevent them from committing crimes on the streets again.
Despite the extreme rigor of action against everything that smacks of gangs, officers are working to give special treatment to juvenile offenders and gang members who stand the chance of negotiating the test of opportunity to reduce their sentences. have intention.
We have analyzed the laws of the countries of the first world with which they fight terrorism in their regions and we have seen that they also understand that the enemy of the society is the structure, the minister said.