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· May, 2011

Stories about El Salvador from May, 2011

El Salvador: Problems After Change in Propane Gas Subsidy

El Salvador from the Inside explains the controversy over a change in the propane gas subsidy which was meant to help the poor. The subsidy is now “tied to your...

El Salvador Gets its Share of WikiLeaks Cables

Tim from Tim's El Salvador Blog reports that online news site El Faro has started releasing WikiLeaks US diplomatic cables related to El Salvador. Follow Tim's blog for future posts...

El Salvador: Poll Results Show 65% Approval for President Funes

In Central American Politics, Mike points out that although May poll numbers show “65% of San Salvador's residents approve of the job that [President Mauricio Funes] is doing” his party,...

El Salvador: Food Insecurity Rising in Rural Areas

The blog “Locavore del Mundo” [someone who eats locally grown foods around the world] discusses how rural Salvadorian families are struggling to secure food for themselves, not particularly because they...

Colombia, El Salvador: Outlook for Coffee Exports

“How many of you know where your coffee comes from? And does it make a difference to you?” asks Colleen O'Brien in a post about the outlook for coffee exports...

El Salvador: Government Program Seeks to Improve Lives of Low-Income Women

Tim's El Salvador Blog comments and shares information on ‘Ciudad Mujer,’ a government program “creating a series of regional centers which to address specific needs of poor women […] Violence...

Latin America: Policy Journal Highlights Latin American Innovators

Americas Quarterly, a policy journal and magazine “dedicated to policy analysis and debate of economics, finance, social development, and politics in the Western Hemisphere”, profiles young innovators “in politics, business,...

Morocco: “I Love Kech!”

Marrakech, the main tourist attraction in Morocco, was hit on Thursday by a bomb attack. Bloggers are asking people to send their pictures to show solidarity with the victims of...

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