Social Control in El Salvador

Apr 7, 2022
8:56 PM

Children walk behind concertina wire as soldiers guard the entrances of the San José del Pino Community in Santa Tecla, El Salvador, Wednesday, April 6, 2022, during the government’s unprecedented crackdown on gangs. (AP Photo/Salvador Meléndez)

Following a recent rise in homicides that led to the Nayib Bukele administration’s subsequent declaration of a state of emergency in El Salvador, Latino Rebels Radio host Julio Ricardo Varela speaks with Salvadoran professor Jorge Cuellar about current policies and how they’re connected to previous historical decisions.