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El Salvador: Lower Lempa Citizens Protest Dam Management During Tropical Storm

Categories: Latin America, El Salvador, Disaster, Protest

“Three weeks after floods devastated the [Lower Lempa [1]] region, communities have organized the first demonstration against the CEL (the corporation that manages the hydroelectric dam upstream from the communities). While the demonstration is going on, the CEL and Salvadoran Military have set up a health brigade in the community of La Canoa (Comunidad Octavio Ortiz).” Voices from El Salvador [2]reports.