21 May 2013

EL SALVADOR : Supreme Court Ruling Threatens 60,000 Gang War Truce.

     The nation's Supreme Court has ruled that the appointment of Security Minister David Mungia Payes was illegal...possibly ending a year-long truce between 60,000 members of MS-13 and Calle 18 gangs.
      Mungia Payes negotiated the shaky truce...last year along with the Catholic Church.
      Since then the number of murders has plummeted.
      The court ruled that Mungia Payes' position...and the state police chief must be occupied by a civilian; Mungia Payes is a former general