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· September, 2010

Stories about El Salvador from September, 2010

El Salvador: Aquaponics in El Salvador

Colleen writes about Aquaponics, “the combination of freshwater fish aquaculture and hydroponic vegetable production” in El Salvador for her blog Locavore del Mundo where she covers local farms and food...

El Salvador: The New Anti-Gang Law Explained

Voices from El Salvador explains the new Anti-Gang law in El Salvador. The post concludes with these questions: “does imprisoning gang members really treat the root of the problem?  Will...

El Salvador: Is the Anti-Gang Law the Right Solution?

Hunnapuh [es] writes about the Anti-Gang law, saying that it has been presented to the public as a magical solution for crime and violence. But this blogger things that the...

El Salvador: A Festival of Lanterns Amid Gang Threats

Tim, from Tim's El Savador Blog, writes: “In contrast to the news of gang threats and the reduction of bus service, the Festival of the Lanterns shone in the night...

El Salvador: Gangs Paralyze Transportation for 72 Hours

Salvadorian gangs, also known as “Maras” have set a 72-hour curfew, paralyzing public transportation. In her blog, An Unknown Journey with a Known God, Jen Hess shares her experience and...

Getting to Know the Global Voices Latin America Team

The Global Voices Latin America team of volunteer authors has grown over the past three years. During this transition and the presentation of a new Regional Editor, Silvia Viñas, let's...

El Salvador: Reality Behind Appearances

The blog El-Salvador [es] discusses the difference between what tourists and other occasional visitors see in El Salvador (fancy malls, four-star hotels, expensive cars, big homes and people wearing international...

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