Category: El Salvador
“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
The US embrace of the 2002 and 2009 coups in Venezuela and Honduras are still fresh in the minds of many in Latin America
The Salvadorian political panorama underwent a profound change on this March 9