The Reyes Salazar Family and the Hidden Toll Behind Mexico’s Execution-meter

March 2, 2011 Kristin Bricker 0

On Friday, February 25, the bodies of Magdalena Reyes Salazar, her brother Elias Reyes Salazar, and his wife Luisa Ornelas Soto were found dumped along the side of a road in Guadalupe, Chihuahua, just outside of Ciudad Juarez. In total, the Reyes Salazar family matriarch, Sara, has lost six family members to the execution-meter: four children, one grandson, and a daughter-in-law.


Cristina Reyes, president of the local community council

Women at the Forefront of Grassroots Organising in El Salvador

March 2, 2011 Dahr Jamail 0

Women are playing a leading role in a powerful social movement addressing natural resource protection, adaptation to climate change, and corporate accountability in this coastal village in El Salvador. Cristina Reyes is currently in her second term as president of the local community council in Ciudad Romero, located in the department (province) of Usulután, on the Pacific Ocean.

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