· June, 2011

Stories about El Salvador from June, 2011

El Salvador: Facebook Reaches One Million Users

  21 June 2011

Tim's El Salvador Blog shares a graph by socialbakers.com which shows there are now over one million Facebook users in El Salvador. Tim argues that, “Inevitably, more and more organizing, debate, and campaigning will happen on Facebook and Twitter as the level of participation in these social media seems to...

El Salvador: Widespread Opposition to Decree 743

  9 June 2011

“The protests continue over the action of the Salvadoran National Assembly to try and change the rules to make it more difficult for the country's highest court to rule laws unconstitutional. The law, called Decree 743, would require a unanimous vote of the court's five judges to invalidate an unconstitutional...

El Salvador: 20 Soldiers Indicted for Jesuit Murders

  1 June 2011

“On Monday, a Spanish court indicted 20 Salvadoran soldiers for their involvement in the murders and subsequent cover-up of six Jesuit priests and their housekeeper and her daughter at the University of Central America in November 1989”: Mike explains the story behind this report in Central American Politics.