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Alfredo Barahona | Oscar Romero was assassinated 40 years ago because of his unequivocal opposition to the violation of human rights in El Salvador, military repression and extreme poverty.
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Mural depicting Archbishop Óscar Romero. Photo: Douglas Radamez Barahona/Wikimedia Commons
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Salvadoran Archbishop Óscar Romero spoke out against the U.S.-backed military violence that ravaged Central America in the 1980s. His assassination helped galvanize a global solidarity movement.
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Council of Canadians | On Friday, the World Bank decided in favour of El Salvador in the controversial case.
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David J. Climenhaga | Ironically, the Americans appear to be worried about Russian interference in the election process (satire).
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Doreen Nicoll | Every woman and girl has the right to make decisions regarding her body, health, education, sexuality and reproductive life without fear of coercion, criminalization or discrimination.
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Maude Barlow, Meera Karunananthan | Investor-state dispute settlement mechanisms enable corporations to sue governments for hundreds of millions of dollars when policies aimed at protecting the environment threaten corporate profits.
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Ella Bedard | What you don't know about free trade: the uses and abuses of investor-state arbitration. Or, how a Canadian company is suing El Salvador for $301 million.
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Juan Carlos Jimenez | Canadian mining companies have had a brutal presence in El Salvador. Now, three Salvadorian municipalities have been declared "free of mining" but trouble remains.
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Karunananthan and Spronk march with 5,000 people for water justice in San Salvad
Brent Patterson | Right-wing lawmakers in El Salvador have blocked legislative reform which would grant the right to water and food the status of a human right.
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Paul Manly | Paul Manly discusses his recent trip to El Salvador, on behalf of Council of Canadians, and that nation's struggles with Canadian mining companies, environmental degradation and remaining independent.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | Oceana Gold is demanding $300 million in compensation following the 2009 decision by the El Salvadorean government not to issue metal mining permits.
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John Bonnar | At a rally Wednesday, organizations from Canada, El Salvador and around the world confronted Canadian-Australian mining company Oceana Gold, whose subsidiary is suing El Salvador for $301 million.