Most Central Americans have little confidence in their country’s security forces per survey

Posted on February 12, 2013 • Filed under: Crime, Human Rights Latin America, Latin America News, Police/Military Activity, TRAVEL

Youth gangs are the main perpetrators of the crime in Central America, where the majority of the population has little confidence in the security forces, according to a survey released today in Guatemala by CID-Gallup. The survey, conducted last January a total of 7,200 Central Americans, ie 1,200 in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, respectively, has a confidence level of 95% and a margin of error of 2, 8%. Read Article

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