During his visit, Trump is expected to thank cops, for their efforts battling the gang, which Suffolk County Police say is responsible for 17 murders since the start of 2016.
The gang’s grip on Long Island drew Trump’s attention in December, when he told Time Magazine “They’re killing and raping everybody out there.
That said, I have to admit that I was more than a little iffy about doing a short-term trip, as I have some fairly strong opinions (and a of experience) with short-term trips and “voluntourism”.
I am sure to be accused of writing this post (a) as a blatant attempt to increase my search engine hits, or (b) to show that I am willing to write about any subject so long as it mentions El Salvador.
President Trump will address cops and lawmakers about MS-13 Friday at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood, which is home to the county’s police academy.
WITH a population of 6m in an area the size of Massachusetts, El Salvador is a small country. El Salvador is abolishing its currency, the colon, and adopting the dollar.
Two other countries in Latin America also do without their own currency.
Panama has used the dollar since it broke away from Colombia, with American support, a century ago.
Date: November 18th-26th – Giving Back for Thanksgiving Are you looking to travel the world with a purpose and make a positive difference in the lives of others and yourself?
To experience the culture of a country dramatically different from your own while helping families in need of a simple, decent and affordable home?