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The military will continue on the streets and in charge of the prisons after the state of emergency

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The military will continue on the streets and in charge of the prisons after the state of emergency

The military will continue to be in charge of the prisons and will continue on the streets once the ends the state of emergency in the country.

This was confirmed by Mónica Palencia, Minister of Government, in an interview for the Ecuavisa television network.

There, Palencia, explained the actions to be taken by the Government once the state of emergency ends.

The official confirmed that once the state of emergency ends the President Daniel Noboa would extend it until April 8, 2024.

She mentioned that after this new Decree, the military will continue on the streets and will continue to be in charge of the prisons.

Furthermore, he indicated that, from the Government, they are looking for formulas to maintain the presence of the Armed Forces. as support on security issues.

This in joint work with the National Police, which has shown that “they have a will that goes beyond obligation.”

The also Minister (e) of the Interior rHe remembered that the penitentiary system It was in crisis and they are looking for ways to improve it.

“We are working on initiatives on where to train, how to train and where to obtain a seedbed of fully trained prison guides,” he noted.

“We have the public force collaboration and we have the decision of the citizens,” to continue with the work of maintaining security in the country, Palencia stated.

Additionally, he indicated that security actions are already being carried out in response to the migration of crime from one place to another.

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Regarding the construction of new penitentiary centers, the minister announced that this process is expected to begin by March 2024.

For this there would already be an agreement closed with a group that would be in charge of building the first prison in Santa Elena.

In other topics, Mónica Palencia referred to the repeal of the Code of Ethics.

She announced that this was eliminated after fulfilling its function when this government began its mandate, so now the Anti-Corruption Secretariat is working on an ethical standard “totally coherent, with behaviors based on principles and not instructions.”

Finally, Minister Mónica Palencia stated that the Government is now focused on employment and economic reactivation.

This with the purpose of providing a better living condition to Ecuadorians.

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