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· June, 2008

Stories about El Salvador from June, 2008

El Salvador: Bus Fare Hikes Cause Protests

22 June 2008

Due to rising fuel prices, some bus operators in El Salvador have illegally raised fare prices to cover these costs. As a result, there have been critiques against the government for not enforcing these laws. The rising fares have also led to protests writes Tim Muth.

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EmPivot: Green media aggregator

  15 June 2008

EmPivot is a website made for sharing videos with a specific theme: environment. This green-related media content is added to the website so that people, organizations and companies can connect with each other with this same interest between them. EmPivot, as they explain on their website, comes from the word...

El Salvador: Funes Continues to Lead by Wide Margins

  15 June 2008

The presidential candidate for the FMLN party in El Salvador, Mauricio Funes, continues to lead by nearly 19 percentage points over ARENA candidate Rodrigo Ávila. Hunnapuh [es] notes that this latest survey took place after the revelations of possible links between FMLN party members and the FARC noting that it...

El Salvador: Blogger Ernesto Rivas Hospitalized

  9 June 2008

Hunnapuh [es] draws attention to a posting by blogger Ernesto Rivas Gallont, who apologized to readers of Conversations with Neto Rivas [es] for his absence due to a hospialization due to cardio-vascular problems. He writes, “Even though I have my laptop at the hospital, I don't think that it will...

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