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Latin America Today

Mar 13, 2019

El Salvador is inaugurating a new president amid a severe security crisis. Tens of thousands of Salvadorans are abandoning their homes each year—most displacing internally and many moving to other countries—due to gang violence. Despite incipient recent reform efforts, government institutions have been either too absent or too corrupt to protect people.

This podcast features Cristian Schlick, a lawyer with the Human Rights Institute of the Central American University ([[IDHUCA]]) in El Salvador. He will be speaking at [[an event on “Violence and Hardline Citizen Security in El Salvador,”]] hosted by WOLA and the Due Process of Law Foundation, this Thursday March 14 at 4:30PM.