Satellite image shows tropical storm Julia gathering over Central America. Photo credit: NASA/Terra-MODIS, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

October 12, 2022
On Monday, October 10, tropical storm Julia passed over El Salvador, pummeling it with heavy rains and winds, and leaving in its... Read more >>

Comic by Kolectivo San Jacinto that depicts General Maximiliano Hernández Martínez whispering to Nayib Bukele, "Congratulations young man, you're almost like me."

October 6, 2022
On September 15, in the wake of massive popular movement demonstrations protesting his administration, President Nayib Bukele... Read more >>

Feminists gather in 2019 outside a criminal court in San Salvador, demanding release of a Evelyn, a woman incarcerated under El Salvador's abortion laws and later freed due to feminist advocacy and grassroots struggle. Photo credit: CISPES.

September 28, 2022
September 28 is recognized around the world as “International Safe Abortion Day.” The day is rooted in... Read more >>

Protesters gather in Plaza Libertad, San Salvador, endpoint of the September 15, 2022, marches. Sign to the right reads: "Out with the dictatorship." Photo credit: Bloque de Resistencia y Rebeldía Popular.

September 23, 2022
Despite roadblocks, military presence, threats, and intimidation, social movement and civil society organizations took to the... Read more >>
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Banner hangs in El Salvador with text: "Bukele kills El Salvador's democracy."

Banner hangs in Berkeley, California, with text: "Bukele kills El Salvador's democracy." Photo credit: Diáspora Democrática en Resistencia y Nación Salvadoreña en el Exterior.

September 16, 2022
PRESS RELEASE Media contact: Alexis Stoumbelis, Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES),... Read more >>
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