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METRO | Remembering Oscar Romero with a ‘Day of Action’

Demonstrators mark the anniversary of Archbishop Romero’s assassination with calls for an end to refugee detention. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | March 25, 2015 AUSTIN — On March 24, the anniversary of Archbishop Oscar Romero’s assassination in … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO | Remembering Oscar Romero with a ‘Day of Action’

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Leah Wilson and Alexis Stoumbelis : El Salvador’s Funes Apologizes for El Mozote Massacre

Memorial to the massacre of the people of El Mozote, El Salvador. Image from No Fixed Address.‘Removing the veil’:El Salvador apologizes for State violenceon 20th anniversary of Peace Accords By Leah Wilson and Alexis Stoumbelis | The Rag Blog | … finish reading Leah Wilson and Alexis Stoumbelis : El Salvador’s Funes Apologizes for El Mozote Massacre

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Patricia Vonne Headlines Jan. 23 Rag Blog Benefit Bash

Graphic by James Retherford / Hot Digital Dog Design / The Rag Blog. CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Latina rocker Patricia Vonneheadlines Rag Blog benefit at Jovita’s What: Rag Blog BenefitWho: Latina rocker Patricia Vonne and singer-songwriter Gina ChavezWhere: Jovita’s, … finish reading Patricia Vonne Headlines Jan. 23 Rag Blog Benefit Bash

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Leah Wilson : Imperialist Uses of WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks cables were used by corporate media to defame the government of Salvadoran President Mauricio Funes. Photo from ESAhora.Wikileaks, El Salvador, and imperialist interests How corporate media turned a diplomatic crisis into a political advantage for the U.S. By Leah … finish reading Leah Wilson : Imperialist Uses of WikiLeaks

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Deadly Environment : Latin American Anti-Mining Activists Murdered

A close up of murdered anti-mining activist Marcelo Rivera’s eyes on a mural painted in front of the cultural center that he founded in San Isidro, El Salvador. Photo by Dominque Jarry-Shore / The Dominion.Grassroots movements met with deadly violence:Mining … finish reading Deadly Environment : Latin American Anti-Mining Activists Murdered

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Val Liveoak : Remembering the ‘Tope’ in El Salvador

Mural at the University of Central America in San Salvador depicts martyred Jesuit priests and suggests complicity of the nation’s business and political leadership. Slain Jesuit priests honored in El Salvador In El Salvador, six Jesuit priests are being honored … finish reading Val Liveoak : Remembering the ‘Tope’ in El Salvador

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El Salvador : President-Elect Funes Inherits Major Problems

Poverty in El Salvador. Photo from ElFaro.net.Millennium Development Objectives: President Saca leaves President-elect Fumes with some serious obstacles in the areas of poverty, health, education and equality By Val Liveoak / The Rag Blog / May 26, 2009 [As President-elect … finish reading El Salvador : President-Elect Funes Inherits Major Problems

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Alice Embree on El Salvador : Reflections on a People’s Victory, Part 3: Face of Victory

‘Venceremos!’ he shouted, and asked that we put his picture on the internet. Photo by Alice Embree / The Rag Blog.The face of victory It was in the small, dusty town of Rosario de Mora that I witnessed the historic … finish reading Alice Embree on El Salvador : Reflections on a People’s Victory, Part 3: Face of Victory

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Alice Embree on El Salvador : Reflections on a People’s Victory, Part 2: Organizing

SETA organizer from El Salvador talks with SEIU organizer from the U.S. SETA is the Salvadoran water workers union leading the fight against privatization. Photo by Alice Embree / The Rag Blog. Our delegation heard from CONPHAS representatives, students, human … finish reading Alice Embree on El Salvador : Reflections on a People’s Victory, Part 2: Organizing

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Alice Embree on El Salvador : Reflections on a People’s Victory, Part 1

Supporters show their colors during campaign rally before elections in El Salvador. Photo by Alice Embree / The Rag Blog. The left victory of Mauricio Funes in El Salvador is part of a wave of change transforming Latin America in … finish reading Alice Embree on El Salvador : Reflections on a People’s Victory, Part 1

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Alice Embree : Remembering Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero

Mural at the National University of El Salvador depicting the late Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero, assassinated in March 24, 1980. Photo by Alice Embree / The Rag Blog.Liberation theologian and advocate for the poor, El Salvador’s Romero was assassinated 30 … finish reading Alice Embree : Remembering Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero

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Rag Blog Report : Mauricio Funes Wins in El Salvador

Photos from the elections in El Salvador by Al / The Rag Blog.Live from El Salvador One team in San Martin actually was notified that an ARENA representative in a dark corner (pants down) was trying to smuggle out Actas … finish reading Rag Blog Report : Mauricio Funes Wins in El Salvador

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