El Salvador

April 2, 2024
Lucrecia Molinari

Aprovechando los resultados de su “guerra contra las pandillas”, el presidente de El Salvador desafió la constitución y logró le reelección. A lo largo de la región, su modelo represivo inspira a ultraderechistas.

February 7, 2024
Michael Fox

Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele has been reelected in a landslide. Supporters praise his security gains despite widespread human rights abuses, and leaders across the region are looking to emulate his model.

January 23, 2024
Michael Fox

Broadcasting the Salvadoran government's atrocities throughout the armed conflict, the guerrilla radio station Venceremos had a clear goal: bringing down the U.S.-backed dictatorship.

January 16, 2024
Michael Fox

In the 1980s, the Reagan administration poured billions of dollars into El Salvador's military to crush the left-wing FMLN, littering the country in mass graves in the process.

May 14, 2023
Kevin Ramírez

El gobierno Salvadoreño recientemente se desligó del programa de inmersión lingüística Cuna Nahuat, continuando así la larga historia de supresión y invisibilización de los pueblos originarios de El Salvador.

May 12, 2023
Kevin Ramírez

The recent dismantling of the Cuna Nahuat Indigenous language program in El Salvador is the latest in a long history of erasure for Salvadoran Indigenous communities.

May 1, 2023
Julián Reingold

The expansion of the Surf City tourism project towards the eastern and unexploited part of the country raises concerns over democracy, sustainability, and land ownership.

March 27, 2023
Katherine Funes

Rather than address the root causes of violence, President Nayib Bukele’s prolonged state of emergency militarizes Salvadoran society and exacerbates state persecution of vulnerable communities.

February 24, 2023
Hilary Goodfriend

Irina Carlota Silber’s second book is a meditation on ethnography, politics, and El Salvador’s post-insurgent generation.

February 1, 2023
Giada Ferrucci and Pedro Cabezas

The government of Nayib Bukele opens civil war wounds by arresting five water defenders linked to the historic community of Santa Marta, raising speculation about a possible reversal of the country’s metals mining ban.

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