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· November, 2010

Stories about El Salvador from November, 2010

El Salvador: New Law Targets Violence Against Women

“On Thursday, November 25, El Salvador's National Assembly unanimously passed the Law for A Life Free From Violence for Women. For the first time, the law creates a separate crime...

El Salvador: Important Support for Law Prohibiting Metallic Mining

Tim from Tim's El Salvador Blog reports: “A law to prohibit metallic mining in El Salvador got important support today, as a deputy in the Salvadoran National Assembly from the...

El Salvador: Canadian Mining Firm Files Lawsuit Against Seven Anti-Mining Activists

Voices from El Salvador's Weblog reports: “Tension in the debate over Pacific Rim’s efforts to mine gold in Cabañas continues […] In this latest episode, Pacific Rim has filed a...

Latin America: Music Blog “Club Fonograma” Reviews Latin American Music in English

Club Fonograma: We are Sudamerican Pop! is a music blog, written in English, that reviews Latin American music. Blog posts include audio or video of the band or singer being...

El Salvador: Organized Crime and State of Prisons

Tim's El Salvador Blog: “One of El Salvador's most intractable problems is the state of its prison system. The high crime rate has filled the prisons to three times their...

El Salvador: Anti-Mining Activists Kidnapped

Tim from Tim's El Salvador Blog reports: “Members of a Salvadoran environmental organization travelling to meet with the Guatemalan government to protest a gold mine were kidnapped and robbed by...

El Salvador: Debate on Women's Rights Heats Up

Voices from El Salvador's Weblog writes about the debate over women's rights in El Salvador, focusing on abortion and concluding that “it seems unlikely that El Salvador will seriously reconsider...

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