· January, 2006

Stories about El Salvador from January, 2006

Caribbean: The Taíno & Catholicism

  31 January 2006

Indigenous issues blog Voice of the Taino people links to an article entitled “Christianity, Capitalism, Corporations, and the Myth of Dominion”, noting that the “Roman” Catholic Church still has not properly addressed the call by the Taíno and other Indigenous Peoples world wide for the revocation of the 1493 Inter-Ceatera...

El Salvador: Outpouring of Tributes for Handal

30 January 2006

Both Tim's El Salvador Blog and Leftside comment on the outpouring of support at the funeral of former leftist political leader, Schafik Handal. The U.S. – El Salvador Sister Cities blog has an economic and socio-political review of El Salvador during 2005 along with some predictions for this year.

El Salvador: Blog Recommendations

12 January 2006

Hunnapuh recommends Tim's El Salvador Blog as a site of good commentary and excellent documentation. Tim, meanwhile, has three short notes about El Salvador today.

El Salvador: Pirated CD Vendors Protest New Law

6 January 2006

Both Tim and Salvador Canjura blog about the street protests by pirated CD vendors against a new CAFTA-related law, which brings tougher enforcement and punishments against vendors of copyright-infringed products. El Diario de Hoy has photos.

El Salvador: 2005 Statistics and 2006 Predictions

4 January 2006

Tim has some statistics to remember 2005 while Hunnapuh offers 20, mostly satirical, prophecies (ES) for 2006 including the introduction of 3 liter sodas and that the U.S. will have a larger Salvadoran population than El Salvador.