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January 20, 2023
251 organizations from 29 countries question motivation for arrests of community leaders, mining opponents Read more >>
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Salvadoran community in Washington, D.C. and other international allies congregate outside of the Embassy of El Salvador on the 31st Anniversary of the Salvadoran Peace Accords to denounce the arrests of Santa Marta community leaders.

January 17, 2023
The Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES) and U.S.- El Salvador Sister Cities - international... Read more >>
January 13, 2023
On January 11, Salvadoran police arrested five leaders of the rural community of Santa Marta, including the director of the... Read more >>

Photo of delegation at gravesite of Maryknoll and Ursuline sisters at commemoration of their lives in El Salvador, on December 2, 2023

January 6, 2023
Reflection by Yesenia Portillo, CISPES Program Directo At the close of 2022, I participated in the Roses in December delegation... Read more >>

Protester in San Salvador holds sign that reads "¡Fuera AFP!" ("Out with AFP!). AFP: Private Pension Funds Administration. Photo credit: CISPES

December 27, 2022
In an overnight session on December 20, 2022, the Legislative Assembly, controlled by President Bukele’s New Ideas party,... Read more >>
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