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How the US Is Bullying El Salvador Into Using Monsanto's GMO Seeds

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics
Jeff Ritterman, MD

Our government is missing the chance to correct past mistakes and to partner with the Salvadoran people as they journey toward a just and peaceful society. The American people can do better.

El Salvador: We Can Help Usher in a New Era of Peace with Justice

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 08.12.2014 | Impact
Jeff Ritterman, MD

Could we somehow take part, not in "fixing" the existing problems, but in accompanying the Salvadoran people on their journey toward a peaceful and just society?

Small Business

Mike Farrell | Posted 08.09.2014 | Politics
Mike Farrell

Returning to El Salvador after 25 years is a step through time featuring vast changes and too much of the same old same old.

El Salvador: New Government, New Opportunity for Peace?

Sarah Stephens | Posted 07.16.2014 | World
Sarah Stephens

On June 1st, El Salvador's former insurgents, the FMLN, will see its candidate, President-Elect Sánchez Cerén, sworn into office following a peaceful transition. But, he will immediately face a deeply difficult problem.

The 'Armed Struggle' Vindicated in El Salvador

Van Gosse | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics
Van Gosse

My, how things change. On March 9, Salvador Sanchez Ceren, former commander of the most formidable Marxist guerrilla force in Latin America's history, El Salvador's Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN), will almost certainly be elected president of his country.

WikiLeaks on Panama: Laying Bare the Paranoid, Pro-Corporate Agenda

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

If Julian Assange's main goal is to restore greater transparency and accountability in government, then he may have succeeded -- in the small Central American nation of Panama.

The FBI's 'War on Dissent'

Curtis Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Curtis Black

A dozen or so peace activists have been subpoenaed to appear before a grand jury in Chicago.

Why Should We Care About El Salvador?

Sarah Stephens | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sarah Stephens

To the surprise of many, El Salvador under the leadership of a center-left president and a party representing a former guerrilla army is becoming Washington's most reliable Central American ally.

Historic Power Shift in El Salvador (VIDEO)

The Real News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
The Real News

Just over 17 years since the 1992 Peace Accords brought an end to El Salvador's vicious civil war, the country has seen its first peaceful transfer of power.

El Salvador's Mauricio Funes Gives Interview (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

El Salvador's newly-elected president Mauricio Funes has given his first interview directed towards English-speakers to discuss the historic importanc...

Leftist Victory in El Salvador Closes an Historic Cycle

Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marc Cooper

History comes full cycle with the election of a leftist president in El Salvador. Those we branded two decades ago as "international terrorists" now democratically govern Central America.