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· October, 2011

Stories about El Salvador from October, 2011

El Salvador: A Look at Relief Efforts as Water Recedes

The rain has stopped and water is starting to recede in El Salvador; Tim's El Salvador Blog now looks at relief efforts after torrential rains hit El Salvador and other...

Central America: Bloggers Attempt to Raise Awareness as Heavy Rains Continue

Mike from Central American Politics links to English language blogs covering the damage caused by the heavy rains that have been falling on Central America for over one week.

Videos: Central America Under Water

The tropical depression 12-E over Central America has brought torrential downpours and rains for days on end, causing flooding, closing roads and highways and displacing people. This post shows the...

El Salvador's School Food Program

Colleen O'Brien, from the blog Locavore del Mundo, writes about El Salvador's school food program: “The Ministry of Education has recently announced that this new school feeding program to be...

Central America: The Dangerous Journey of Female Migrants

“Every year, thousands of migrants risk their lives on a treacherous journey toward el norte, facing violence, extortion, kidnapping and discrimination. However, female migrants face a heightened risk of exploitation...

Latin America: Music Blog Loves to Discover New Songs

The blog Amo descubrir canciones [es] (“I love to discover songs”) reviews music from around the world, with a special focus on Latin America. The blog includes specials with songs...

El Salvador: Communities Severely Affected by Flooding

Voices from El Salvador is reporting on the consequences of severe weather in El Salvador: “Over 4000 people have been evacuated from their homes in San Salvador, La Paz, San...

El Salvador Hit by Heavy Rains, Flooding and Landslides

Tim's El Salvador Blog reports that “Heavy rains, caused by a tropical depression off the Pacific coast have caused flooding and landslides in various parts of El Salvador. School has...

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