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El Salvador launches new plan to fight crime

Tuesday, April 5, 2016


To halt criminal violence, El Salvador’s vice-president has outlined additional government measures that echo repressive strategies of the past, but which also include several new approaches.

The new strategies include a rapid response force of 600 soldiers and 400 police officers, which will be tasked with "targeting and disbanding any [criminal] structure" in the country.



Source: Insight Crime