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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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Nidia Díaz, FMLN legislative deputy and member of team that negotiated the 1992 Peace Accords, ending El Salvador's 12-year civil war.

January 15, 2017
A reflection written by current FMLN legislator Nidia Diaz, who was a member of the team that negotiated the 1992 Peace Accords that ended El Salvador's 12-year civil war. Read more >>

The representatives of the new National Minimum Wage Council which approved the historic minimum wage increase. (Photo: APS)

December 16, 2016
Labor movement leaders recently elected to the Minimum Wage Council helped pass the largest increase to the country’s minimum wage in history Read more >>
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