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Increase in homicides linked to “extermination groups” and ARENA campaign

Photo: Transparencia Activa

Photo: Transparencia Activa


Since the beginning of the New Year and with the February 2nd presidential elections less than two weeks away, El Salvador has seen a dramatic increase in homicides.  In the month of January, El Salvador has seen an average of 9.4 violent deaths per day, a shocking increase from months past, many of them carried out en masse and reminiscent of death squad-style murders.
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