Category: El Salvador
El Salvador risks sacrificing civil liberties and human rights in its war on terror against gangs
While protest movements are gaining steam in its regional neighbors, El Salvador descends further into social crisis
“Salvadorans, Canadians, and many others elsewhere face a common threat. Let’s continue to call on our governments to withdraw from these treaties and provisions that leave us all so vulnerable”
The environmental devastation from past and ongoing gold mining operations in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras has provoked a formidable Salvadoran social movement that has been educating and organizing communities for a total ban against metallic mining in El Salvador.
Resistance inside and outside of government has forced a U.S. retreat on the seeds issue, protected water from privatization, helped compel a mining moratorium, and enabled policy changes like the Medicines Law and tax reform
17 Women in Prison for Miscarrying Await Pardon
An Australian mining company insists its “right” to a guaranteed profit is superior to the right of El Salvador to clean drinking water
Why do companies have the right to sue countries over environmental protection measures?
The new El Salvador government faces the challenge of deepening the pro-majority changes that have occurred, while updating the historic experiences of a fighting and conscious people seeking social transformation
One important aspect of this strategy is to eliminate the ability of local food producers to conserve, reproduce and store their own seeds