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February 23, 2017
CISPES joined 280 organizations from across five continents to demand that Ocean Gold leave El Salvador and pay the $8 million that it owes! Read more >>
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On January 1 workers in El Salvador won a big increase in the minimum wage—in some cases doubling their pay. But before they had time to celebrate, the multinational companies who thrive on the country’s still-low wages counterattacked with mass layoffs, judicial maneuvers, and a bid to undermine the eight-hour day. Photo: CISPES

February 17, 2017
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Magistrate of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE), Jesús Ulises Rivas Sánchez, calls on the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) of the OAS to pronounce itself in defense of the civil and political rights of public functionaries in light of recent attempts by the Supreme Court to limit constitutional liberties. Photo: verdaddigital.com

February 14, 2017
Jesus Rivas of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal came to Washington DC to denounce overreaches by the Constitutional Chamber. Read more >>
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An demonstrator holds a sign condemning the toxicity of metals mining in El Salvador after an anti-mining coalition presented a proposal to block mining in 2013. Photo: EFE via Telesur

February 8, 2017
The religious leader of the Catholic-majority country stressed that there must be legislation to outlaw mining in order to ensure the negative consequences are avoided in the future. Read more >>
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"On January 16th El Salvador commemorated the 25th anniversary of the signing of the 1992 Chapultepec Peace Treaty.” (Photo: CISPES)

February 1, 2017
Twenty-five years after the signing of El Salvador’s Peace Agreement, the country’s right-wing forces seek to undermine core democratic institutions. Read more >>
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