A recent CID-Gallup/El Diario de Hoy poll shows a desire for get-tough measures to deal with criminals.
Which of these solutions would be the best to deal with crime in El Salvador?
Deploying the army to fight criminals - 29%
Enacting tougher punishments - 24%
The death penalty - 21%
Hiring more police officers - 15%
Allowing minors to be tried as adults - 12%
Do you have confidence in criminals being rehabilitated in Salvadoran prisons?
Complete confidence - 15%
Some confidence - 20%
Little confidence - 34%
No confidence - 27%