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· June, 2007

Stories about El Salvador from June, 2007

El Salvador: The Passing of Poet Liliam Jiménez

Hora Cero [ES] writes about the passing of Salvadoran poet Liliam Jiménez, who was known “for her unshakeable socialist affiliation, whose ideals were expressed in her poetry.”

El Salvador: Protests Against Health Care Privatization

Tim's El Salvador Blog writes about the recent protests against health care privatization. The march was sponsored by the opposition party, FMLN and other NGOs.

El Salvador: Crime Pays

A recent report by the United Nations Development Programme found that only 4% of all homicides resulted in punishment, which led to a dispute by Minister of Security, René Figueroa...

El Salvador: Newspaper Refuses to Publish FMLN Critique

The Salvadoran daily La Prensa Gráfica recently refused to publish a piece from opposition party FMLN criticizing current President Tony Saca, as it claimed it is a private company that...

Americas: Recent Poll Numbers

Bloggings by Boz returns with his regular installment of poll numbers from across the region. The summary post includes news from Guatemala, El Salvador, Colombia, Ecuador and Argentina.

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