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· October, 2006

Stories about El Salvador from October, 2006

What Salvadoran bloggers are saying — about the armed forces

  22 October 2006

Salvadoran bloggers on the left are writing posts questioning El Salvador's level of military spending, particularly where there are pressing social problems in the country including crime, sanitation, and poverty. This small Central American country of six million people had a military budget in 2005 of $162 million (source: CIA...

Vojaĝo tra Esperantujo / A trip through Esperanto-land

  21 October 2006

Only two months until Esperanto Day! In this, our second roundup of the Esperanto Blogosphere (missed the first?), I will lead you on a tour of some of the different kinds of blogs you find in the Esperanto community. Nur du monatoj ĝis la Esperanto-Tago! En tiu ĉi, nia dua...

El Salvador, Honduras: Island Dispute

  20 October 2006

Tim Muth links to some excellent resources to better understand the newest land dispute between El Salvador and Honduras, this time over the uninhabited island of Conejo in the Gulf of Fonseca. Muth facetiously comments, “perhaps it is for just such disputes that El Salvador needs to have its high...

What Salvadoran bloggers are saying — death squads and golf courses

  2 October 2006

The brutal killing on September 25th of Salvadoran Catholic priest, Ricardo Antonio Romero, has prompted much comment in the Salvadoran blogosphere. Fr. Romero's body was found bludgeoned to death on a roadway 40 miles west of San Salvador. The slaying was added to the daily murder tally(es) at 100 Days...

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