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 >>
November 16, 2022
November 16, 2022, marked the 33rd anniversary of the massacre at the Central American University José Simeón Cañas (UCA) in San... Read more >>

Workers hold signs demanding job security, an end to public sector layoffs, and freedom of association.

November 4, 2022
On October 31, organized labor took to the streets on the Day of the Salvadoran Unionist, uniting in struggle against what they... Read more >>
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