· November, 2006

Stories about El Salvador from November, 2006

El Salvador: Gilberto Soto Murder, Two Yeras Later

  28 November 2006

Tim Muth says that the Teamsters union in the US issued a press release urging US Secretary of Condoleeza Rice to pressure the Salvadoran government to reopen the investigation into the murder of labor activist Gilberto Soto.

Colombia, El Salvador: Shakira

  8 November 2006

John Guzman at Proyecto Colombia congratulates Shakira who took home four Latin Grammy’s. Tim Muth says that just a couple days later the Colombian pop diva was in San Salvador as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador promoting anti-violence activities among the youth of the country.

El Salvador: Volcano Alert Cancelled

6 November 2006

Salvador Canjura has posted photos of Volcán de Santa Ana while the blog of El Salvador/CNY Companion Diocese notes that the red alert for Santa Ana's Ilamatepec volcano was finally cancelled.

El Salvador: Update on Solidarity Net

  1 November 2006

Tim Muth gives an update on Solidarity Net, “the program of president Tony Saca's government to provide subsidies of $30 to $40 per month to poor families with children.”