· July, 2006

Stories about El Salvador from July, 2006

What Salvadoran bloggers are saying — volunteer edition

  22 July 2006

Typically my bi-weekly posts concentrate on what native Salvadorans are writing in their blogs about their country. This time I will concentrate on the blogs of people volunteering their time in El Salvador. A blogger who goes by the handle Jefferson, has started a blog to chronicle his time in...

What Salvadoran bloggers are saying — UES shooting

  8 July 2006

On Wednesday, July 5, protesters amassed outside of the University of El Salvador (UES) in San Salvador. The demonstrators were voicing opposition to an increase in the cost of bus fares and in electricity, just approved by the government in response to rising world oil prices. Street demonstrations against government...