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The president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, has said criminal gangs are taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic after more than 50 people were killed between Friday and Sunday.
He authorised the police and army to use lethal force to curb the violence.
He also ordered a 24/7 lockdown for imprisoned gang members, arguing that many of the murders were ordered from behind bars.
Mr Bukele…..(read more)