After tens of thousands of Salvadorans marched against water privatization on October 5th, pro-water activists demanded that the Legislative Assembly to approve a measure that would guarantee all Salvadorans the right to water access and ensure environmental controls over water usage. […]
On July 2 the Salvadoran police violently attacked a peaceful protest against water privatization and arrested 14 people. President Saca was scheduled to announce water “decentralization” – the first step in the privatization process – in the town of Suchitoto.
March 24th marked the 27th anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Oscar Romero, the tenacious defender of El Salvador’s poor and marginalized majority who was gunned down by an operative of El Salvador’s U.S.-backed military […]