Central America Discusses Border Security

Authorities from the Central American countries have gathered in El Salvador in order to coordinate joint border security efforts.

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Manuel Melgar, Salvadoran Justice Minister, stated that these efforts should be geared towards stopping drug dealing and organized crime.

“We must review how to strengthen border controls, not only at the points of entry, but also along the borders, specially at illegal entry points used by dealers and illegal aliens”, commented Alvarado.

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