· March, 2009

Stories about El Salvador from March, 2009

Cuba, Trinidad & Tobago: At the Summit

  31 March 2009

“It seems far-fetched to think that the summit’s news coverage would be dominated by the one country in the region that is absent from the event” – but The Cuban Triangle thinks that “two factors – a no-news summit agenda, and a vocal regional consensus calling on President Obama to...

El Salvador: Blogger and Twitter Gathering

  23 March 2009

Bloggers and users of Twitter from El Salvador are planning a get-together called Twittblogs on March 29 in El Salvador writes Queith [es]. The event strives to be inclusive of “those users of Twitter that don't have blogs and the bloggers that don't use Twitter.”

El Salvador: Blogger Reactions to Mauricio Funes Victory

  17 March 2009

Various blogs from El Salvador posted their reactions to the news of the victory by FMLN candidate Mauricio Funes in the March 15 Presidential election with 51% of the vote. Funes, a former television journalist, ends nearly two decades of rule by the ARENA party and brings FMLN into power, which is a party that was built by former guerrilla fighters after a peace deal ended armed conflict in that country. Guest blogger Hunnapuh collects some of these viewpoints.

El Salvador: Mission Completed in Election

  16 March 2009

Morrisoned of Hunnapuh [es] writes “Mission Completed” with the news of the election of Mauricio Funes for the presidency of El Salvador and writes that the country “defeated fear, defeated fraud, defeated terror.”

El Salvador: Blogger Thoughts Before the Elections

  15 March 2009

Bloggers are playing a large part in the debate about today's presidential elections in El Salvador. Some are marked by confrontation and others have more conciliatory tone, but the majority are waiting for the results of this year's election. Blogger Hunnapuh collects some of these viewpoints.

El Salvador: Final Week Before Elections

  11 March 2009

In the final week before the presidential elections in El Salvador, Hunnapuh provides some observations, including a comparison in the amount of money spent by the different campaigns [es].