No menu items!

El Salvador: Bukele’s “war on gangs” leaves more than 53,000 prisoners in jail

The war against gangs that Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele has been waging for the past six months could lead to prison overcrowding and even a violent reaction from criminals, according to a report released Tuesday by the NGO International Crisis Group (ICG).

Following a historic spike in homicides in March, Bukele asked Congress to authorize a state of emergency, which suspends some constitutional rights, to launch . . .

To read the full NEWS and much more, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?

Check out our other content