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· March, 2006

Stories about El Salvador from March, 2006

El Salvador: Dollars and Donuts

Rob Mercatante, usually based in Guatemala, just got back from a trip to El Salvador. Here are his reflections on dollarization and donuts.

El Salvador: Hunger Strike in Chalatenango

Writing from Chalatenango, El Salvador, Jesse Stewart says that 26 people representing 100 communities have occupied a Cathedral there to protest, among other issues, the disappearance of Erlinda and Ernestina...

El Salvador: “Some final election coverage”

Tim Muth has one last rundown of El Salvador election analysis.

El Salvador: Electoral Disorganization

In a comprehensive analysis of the recent elections, U.S-El Salvador Sister Cities argues that on “an objective level, it is important to signal the breakdown of the institutionality of these...

What Salvadoran bloggers are saying — post-election edition

El Salvador held elections on Sunday, March 12, and almost every Salvadoran blogger has had something to say about the process. The elections saw ARENA make gains in the national...

Who Won the Elections in El Salvador?

Translation of an article written by JJmar in Hunnapuh on the elections in El Salvador.

El Salvador: Closely Contested Mayoral Race

Early this morning, Tim Muth posted the initial results of yesterday's election in El Salvador: “Across the country, ARENA appears to have won 33 seats in the National Assembly versus...

What Salvadoran bloggers are saying — pre-elections

National elections for mayors and deputies to the National Assembly will be held on March 12, so much of the commentary in the Salvadoran blogosphere was political in the past...

Colombia, El Salvador: Sunday Elections

Both Colombia and El Salvador are off to the polls on Sunday for congressional elections. This prompts Adam Isacson to post a translation of a who's who chart of Colombian...

El Salvador: Elections on Sunday

Tim Muth has asked five Salvadoran bloggers for their predictions on this Sunday's elections. Their answers were almost unanimous. U.S. – El Salvador Sister Cities has a good description of...

¡Feliz Día de la Mujer!

You certainly don't need to speak Spanish to feel the raised hairs on your neck as you watch this moving video, edited by Argentine blogger Malearg, which recounts the progress...

El Salvador, Palestine: Palestinian Connection

Tim Muth, quoting El Salvador's ambassador to Israel, Schafik Handal, explains the country's historical ties to Palestine, noting that current president, Tony Saca is of Palestinian heritage.

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