(Then24.com).-The President of the Republic, Rodrigo Chaves, together with the President of the Supreme Court of Justice, Orlando Aguirre and the head of Congress Rodrigo Arias They held a meeting of about an hour and a half this Thursday, where the president put on the table his interest in reforming various laws with the in order to attack the crime problem in the country.
Chaves proposes reforms to the benefits of preventive prisons, the prison regime, also to the Weapons Law, to the Juvenile Criminal Law, and it was questioned if it is time to extradite Costa Ricans to other jurisdictions who, according to what he said, “come to cause us harm here especially in drug trafficking.
The president also believes that it is necessary to provide more tools and technologies, for wiretapping, the necessary technological resources.
Deputy Arias pointed out that the effort that the three powers will make has a single purpose: that is to get the country out of this crisis.
“In this fight against drug trafficking and organized crime, Costa Rica will be united, the decisions will be made jointly and the only one that wins is the country,” he said.
Arias stressed that this meeting, like the one he will hold next Monday, seek to find solutions that must be adopted immediately
In this objective, the idea is to review the legislation that circulates in the current to be able to choose three, four or five and process an emergency.
In the same way, Judge Aguirre explained that they will review the legislation that Chaves suggests modifying and additionally they have reviewed and proposed several changes that they consider necessary to apply.
Chaves will not be at Monday’s meeting for his tour in Europe, but will send to the Ministers of Security and Justice, with the order to collaborate and reach agreements.
The country is experiencing a crime wave. that already breaks homicide records, with a total of 171 as of this Thursday.