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Peru: Ollanta Humala´s goals on security and drug trafficking.

President of Peru Ollanta Humala announced his policy on security, public safety, drug trafficking, corruption and armed forces

In his inaugural speech to the nation, the new President of Peru, the leftist nationalist Ollanta Humala described his goals during his administration. Besides issues like foreign policy, health, education, economic development and such, President Humala described his policy on security and public safety.

In that sense, President Humala announced the following policies and guidelines for his administration:

– Humala will preside a new institution, a National Council to fight Crime and for Citizen Security Policy.
– will gradually increase the salaries of the police

– to  implement the physical labor for convicts of serious crimes

– higher penalties to deter the use of firearms in the commission of crimes of any kind

– tougher measures against rapists, or for any crime committed against a child or a child

– will fight gender violence against women and will propose a revision of the legislation
–  to execute a drug policy that strengthens the Peruvian model of comprehensive and sustainable alternative development to convert the coca farmer

– will fight to control the “alarming” increase in drug use among adolescents and youth

– oppose the legalization of drugs consumption nor illicit crops and will instead fight against illegal drug trafficking

– will have a dialog with the illicit drugs consumer countries in order to share responsibility, and will control the use of chemicals for the production of cocaine and will fight against drug gangs

– reduce the area of ​​illegal crops of coca, he will not allow the extent of illegal crops

– will take the initiative of a Regional Drug presidential summit
– considers that corruption is an element that weakens the peruvian state and affects its development and therefore corruption is a security problem. Humala will promote the applicability of corruption offenses against the State and the perpetual disqualification against the perpetrators or accomplices to the future exercise of any public function . Humala propose the elimination of conditional sentences in corruption convictions and imprisonment must be enforced effectively, and advocate the elimination of prison benefits in cases of corruption.

– regarding national defense, Humala will improve the equipment of the armed forces, will increase the payment of conscripts and installing the Armed Forces Institute of Technology for teaching specialists to graduate from military service.