El Salvador

September 1, 2017
Hilary Goodfriend

Community members in the Salvadoran town of Tacuba responded to the state’s failure to provide clean water by creating their own well system. Now the mayor wants to claim ownership. 

July 13, 2017

What can the assassination of Sister Maura during El Salvador’s civil war teach us about humanity for Central American refugees today?

June 21, 2017
Óscar Martínez

In El Salvador, the legacies of violence persist and intensify.

May 24, 2017
Sandra Cuffe

Rural communities and environmental activists in Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and El Salvador unite to create a new front of resistance against mining projects across the region.

April 12, 2017
Michael L. Dougherty

El Salvador has become the first country in the world to categorically prohibit metal mining, after over a decade of struggle against it.

February 1, 2017
Samantha Pineda and Alexis Stoumbelis

Twenty-five years after the signing of El Salvador’s Peace Agreement, the country’s right-wing forces seek to undermine core democratic institutions.

January 18, 2017
Helen Hazelwood Isaac

Manuel Pérez Rocha gives an update on the recent World Bank investor dispute settlement in favor of El Salvador, which dismissed Canadian gold mining company Pacific Rim's $250 million USD case against the El Salvadoran government.

January 5, 2017
Hilary Goodfriend

El Salvador’s call-center industry is profiting off U.S. deportees.

December 8, 2016
Samantha Pineda

El Salvador’s total ban on abortion has horrific consequences for tens of thousands of Salvadoran women. Feminist movements are demanding reforms, while conservatives promise harsher sentences. 

November 7, 2016
Quintijn Kat

A year after U.S. Congress approved the “Alliance for Prosperity,” U.S. funding continues militarized, neoliberal policies that won’t stop violence in the Northern Triangle.

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