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El Salvador and the Politics of Abortion

by Andrés Carranza Betancourt

El Salvador’s Constitution recognizes a legal person since the moment of conception. It is one of six nations where abortion is illegal under all circumstances. 989 palabras más

Politics & Society

El Salvador : le gouvernement FMLN s'attaque aux finances des Maras

Pour la première fois, le gouvernement FMLN (ex-guérilla) s’attaque aux finances des Maras, ces groupes de délinquance organisée bien connus qui affligent le pays. Les autorités ont ainsi saisi quantités de commerces et négoces en tout genre, concessionnaires autos, hôtels, restaurants, entreprises de bus et de taxis ou encore bordels, le tout pour une valeur représentant des millions de dollars. 207 palabras más

Actualités

Thugs, Telecoms, and Taxes (Part 2)

Edit: After I published this post, La Prensa Grafica reported on February 5 that the telecom tax has so far raised $2.5 million for the country’s security projects. 1.750 palabras más

El Salvador

"We learned solidarity from those who thanked us for staying in the country when other North Americans had left": An Interview with Bill Van Lopik on doing Solidarity work in El Salvador in the 1980s and 90s

This interview is with Bill Van Lopik, who, along with his wife, spent years doing justice work in El Salvador while calling Grand Rapids home. Bill is one of the hundreds of people from Grand Rapids who were part of the Central American Solidarity movement in the 1980s and 90s. 2.501 palabras más

Central American Solidarity Movement