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· August, 2006

Stories about El Salvador from August, 2006

What Salvadoran bloggers are saying — anti-terrorism law

El Salvador has a legislative National Assembly where no party holds absolute sway. While the majority of deputies are from parties which will work with the President Saca's ARENA party,...

El Salvador: Art, Blogs, and Hostels

Planning on traveling to El Salvador? Why not stay at the hostel of “super-art blogger, dancer, and artist Paola Lorenzana.” Liz Henry explains at BlogHer.

El Salvador: Minimum Wage Increased

El Salvador/CNY Companion Diocese notes that “the government of El Salvador has approved increases in the minimum wage in several sectors.” Tim Muth compares what the monthly minimum wages were...

El Salvador: Solving the Gang Problem

Insprired by the death of two young boys by a neighboring gang, Tim Muth has an unforgettable four piece series on El Salvador and Central America's gang problem. Print it...

El Salvador: Memories of La Bajada

Guest author Carlos X pens his memories of the 1990 Bajada, a religious observance which culminates the week of August festivals in El Salvador. “It was my first return to...

What Salvadoran bloggers are saying — August festivals

The first week of August in El Salvador is a week for vacation. In Spanish, El Salvador means “the Savior” and nothing gets done as this historically Roman Catholic country...

El Salvador: Economic Statistics

Tim Muth publishes some recent economic statistics from the IMF, but observes that “noticeably absent is any mention of plans by the government to make any significant improvement in spending...

El Salvador: Interview with Stripper

Tierra de collares points readers to an interview (ES) in El Faro with a professional stripper: “I recommend that you all read the story. Her comments allow us to enter...

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