Wednesday, October 5, 2022

76 Homicides In 2 Days – El Salvador Declares State Of Emergency

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On Sunday El Salvador’s congress granted President Nayib Bukele’s request to declare a state of emergency early Sunday after dozens of gang-related killings over the weekend.

Fourteen people were killed Friday and 62 people died Saturday, in a surge of violence unprecedented in recent years.

There were 79 homicides in the entire month of February.

According to a CBC report, the state of emergency suspends constitutional guarantees of freedom of assembly and loosen arrest rules for as much as 30 days, but could be extended.

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The media organisation said the homicides appeared linked to the country’s notorious street gangs, who effectively control many neighbourhoods in the the capital.

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6 COMMENTS

  1. The way things going in this country young man have no job people dieing same speed just make sure is them old slp hacks.

  2. March, March, the windy and often turbulence month, and we have read:-
    “…beware the Ides of March”
    So what is it with the generation of today? rebels, we have always had from the very beginning; it is today and sorry to inform you, it will always be, and unfortunately right to the end. The end this rebellious generation, awaiting a Tribulation no person can bear, but its coming and then the end; at the end ‘The one who is to Rule will come, surprisingly like a thief in the night” whoever is still around will witness His coming. His new Kingdom will be everlasting and peaceful, no more crying, no pain, no sarrow & no death, but one with love, joy & gladness; the chosen ones shall be like the Angels, for they shall all be changed. Love

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