Sistema penitenciario salvadoreño y prevención del COVID-19

Originally published by Diario El Mundo on 29 March 2020

Summary

The author recommends to follow the provisions issued by the World Health Organization for the preparation, prevention and control of COVID-19 in prisons and other places of detention.

Also, the author suggests to implement other legal measures such as home detention using electronic anklets, in addition to conditional suspension of the execution of resolutions and conditional release, also using electronic anklets. In addition, regarding the pardons, the Legislative Assembly should prioritize the groups at risk.