El Salvador

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.

December 23, 2022
Hilary Goodfriend

Elizabeth O’Donnell Gandolfo and Laurel Marshal Potter’s new book provides a moving portrait of the liberatory praxis of El Salvador’s popular church, but its engagement with decolonial theory falls short.

November 2, 2022
Jonathan Ng

Three decades of U.S. intervention and opposition policies have helped Nayib Bukele monopolize power.

June 23, 2022
Jorge E. Cuéllar

With tens of thousands jailed and scores of reports of human rights abuses, Nayib Bukele’s project slides ever closer to a permanent state of exception.

April 21, 2022
Humberto J. Rocha

In Oscar Martínez's new book, the editor-in-chief of El Faro reflects on his years of reporting in and out of El Salvador, questioning journalistic practices, analyzing the ethics of his actions, and grappling with the violence he has witnessed. 


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