The leaders of the Mara Salvatrucha, Barrio 18, and three other street gangs in El Salvador said they accepted a proposal to end all gang activity in designated “zones of peace” in the country.
In a statement released to the public, gang leaders said that they’d already handed over a list of 10 possible municipalities where they would agree to cease all criminal activity (read the full text of the statement here).
The creation of several designated “peace zones” in 10 municipalities was first proposed by Bishop Fabio Colindres and ex-congressman Raul Mijango on November 22. SEE MORE…
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