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El Salvador authorises 'lethal force' in gang crime crackdown after dozens of murders
SKY News ^ | April 27, 2020

Posted on 04/27/2020 4:50:14 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

The president of El Salvador has authorised "lethal force" in the fight against criminal gangs.

The country has also enforced the opposite of social distancing in its jails, packing opposing gang members into the same cell.

President Nayib Bukele ordered a 24-hour prison lockdown after the central American country reported 24 homicides on Friday.

It is the worst one-day total since Mr Bukele took office in June last year. By late afternoon on Sunday, police had registered another 29 murders.

Forcing rival gangs to share the same space is intended to break communication between members of the same group.

Mr Bukele said police and the armed forces can use "lethal force" to defend themselves or the "lives of Salvadorans".

He said criminals were taking advantage of the fact that security forces had been busy helping to contain the country's outbreak.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.sky.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: china; elsalvador; gangs; virus
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Prisoners have been held very close together. Pic: El Salvador Presidency/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

Guards have been issued with masks. Pic: El Salvador Presidency/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

1 posted on 04/27/2020 4:50:14 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

They are ALL “tagged” with their “gang” affiliation. Most of them in tattoos 18 inched high so you can’t miss it. “18”th Street Gang or MS-13. Putting them both in the same cell would be like a cage match. Gonna have to have guards with rifles like pic related to prevent it.


2 posted on 04/27/2020 4:53:44 AM PDT by wastoute (Anyone who believes PsyOps are not involved has never met a PsyOps Officer.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The Purge.


3 posted on 04/27/2020 4:54:47 AM PDT by bramps (It's the Islam, stupid!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Both Honda and Salvador hav laws that if you have either of those tattoos, THAT IS YOUR CRIME. You go to prison. Until you don’t have the tattoo, which is gonna be the 15th of “Never”.


4 posted on 04/27/2020 4:55:16 AM PDT by wastoute (Anyone who believes PsyOps are not involved has never met a PsyOps Officer.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

It’s a very interesting way to curb crime.

Meanwhile, back in the USA, we are letting them out early.


5 posted on 04/27/2020 5:00:17 AM PDT by redfreedom
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

We visited one orphanage in Salvador City with 500 5 year old boys. And they won’t let Americans adopt because the Cuban Communists have run a PsyOp down there for decades, “The only reason wealthy Americans want to take these kids back to America is because they want the organs for their sick children.” So their governments have all made it ILLEGAL for Americans to adopt down there.

37Alphas. Every country has them and they all get plenty of work.


6 posted on 04/27/2020 5:01:29 AM PDT by wastoute (Anyone who believes PsyOps are not involved has never met a PsyOps Officer.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Open season. No bag limit.


7 posted on 04/27/2020 5:03:15 AM PDT by HighSierra5
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Perhaps enlisting the El Salvador enforcers is the way to handle our swamp critters


8 posted on 04/27/2020 5:03:37 AM PDT by no-to-illegals ( Liberals, leftists, Rinos, moslems, illegals, lamestream media. All want America to fail and die)
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To: wastoute

“ Gonna have to have guards with rifles like pic related to prevent it.”

Why prevent it?

L


9 posted on 04/27/2020 5:05:29 AM PDT by Lurker (Peaceful coexistence with the Left is not possible. Stop pretending that it is.)
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To: HighSierra5

The “elites” of those countries are very conflicted. We went to a cocktail party at the big “Country CLub” in Salvador city and a couple of wealthy Salvadorans went with us as translators for the whole two week trip. I had a chance to talk to them at length between sites. They are all seriously Catholic Religious. And they don’t know what to do with these people. They can’t bring themselves to just kill them because they are deeply religious people. But they realize they can’t let them out. So they just lock them up. The prisons are mostly run by the inmates. They have some where all th inmates have to be from one gang. The guards don’t even ENTER those. They just deliver the food.

It’s a problem. The “elites” see the productivity of their nation languishing in prisons and don’t know what to do.


10 posted on 04/27/2020 5:09:11 AM PDT by wastoute (Anyone who believes PsyOps are not involved has never met a PsyOps Officer.)
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To: Lurker

Because the real citizens of these countries don’t want to be involved in large scale murder. Believe me, they realize “it is an option”. They have had problems with options like that in the past.


11 posted on 04/27/2020 5:11:22 AM PDT by wastoute (Anyone who believes PsyOps are not involved has never met a PsyOps Officer.)
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To: wastoute

the answer is simple.

Kill them all so the next generation can be productive God will take care of them.


12 posted on 04/27/2020 5:12:37 AM PDT by Chickensoup (Voter ID for 2020!! Leftists totalitarian fascists appear to be planning to eradicate conservatives)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Dear I.C.E.

Round up and ship them some more targets. We would hate for their firearm proficiency to wane


13 posted on 04/27/2020 5:12:50 AM PDT by Oscar in Batangas ( (January 20, 2017, High Noon. The end of an error.))
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To: wastoute

Works same as it works for our swamp critters .....


14 posted on 04/27/2020 5:13:30 AM PDT by no-to-illegals ( Liberals, leftists, Rinos, moslems, illegals, lamestream media. All want America to fail and die)
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To: wastoute

“Because the real citizens of these countries don’t want to be involved in large scale murder.”

Apparently they’re already involved in large scale murder. As victims, mostly, but involved they are.

L


15 posted on 04/27/2020 5:14:51 AM PDT by Lurker (Peaceful coexistence with the Left is not possible. Stop pretending that it is.)
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But you can see their dilemma. So they just keep doing what they are doing and it just gets worse and worse. One factory owner told me straight up he was moving his entire production to India “because he has to or go broke”. Their economies have been wrecked for decades and getting worse, which is why they are all willing to walk all the way here.

Not saying I have any answers, just observations that better define the issue. My personal hunch is their societies are so rife with corruption and have been for centuries what they are experiencing is just the “outworking” of that sort of Tolerance for Corruption. But it’s so deeply ingrained in their culture, good luck changing that.


16 posted on 04/27/2020 5:21:05 AM PDT by wastoute (Anyone who believes PsyOps are not involved has never met a PsyOps Officer.)
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To: wastoute

>>“The only reason wealthy Americans want to take these kids back to America is because they want the organs for their sick children.”<<

Ah, the Clonus conspiracy theory.


17 posted on 04/27/2020 5:23:22 AM PDT by freedumb2003 ("Don’t mistake activity for achievement." - John Wooden)
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To: freedumb2003

But it IS the Law in every one of those countries.


18 posted on 04/27/2020 5:27:10 AM PDT by wastoute (Anyone who believes PsyOps are not involved has never met a PsyOps Officer.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Looks like El Salvador has some small islands off their coast. They can invoke the “Escape from New York” option......


19 posted on 04/27/2020 5:33:35 AM PDT by Mopp4
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“Mr Bukele said police and the armed forces can use “lethal force” to defend themselves or the “lives of Salvadorans”.

Before the order they couldn’t?


20 posted on 04/27/2020 7:46:17 AM PDT by Bonemaker (invictus maneo)
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