Stories about El Salvador from January, 2006
BlogHer's new “internationalized” site is now online, with Karen Walrond covering Latin America and the Caribbean.
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...
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.
Tim points to a new report by Prensa Grafica which lists El Salvador as having the highest murder rate in Latin America.
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.
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.
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.