Category Archives: Protecting Sovereignty

Union of Health workers denounce abuses from the Venezuelan team advising Nayib Bukele

The Constitutional Chamber of El Salvador ruled that president Bukele’s latest decree was unconstitutional and that he needed to negotiate with the Legislative Assembly to extend the lockdown that started on March 21st, Yesterday (June 10th), the president went on a Twitter rant against this decision and even against the organizations asking the District Attorney’s […]

U.S State Department’s assessment of El Salvador

El Diario de Hoy had access to a U.S. State Department report that certifies that El Salvador is subject to receive cooperation from the United States for meeting certain criteria. However, it makes harsh accusations to the Nayib Bukele government for weakening democracy, the rule of law and institutionality. “The administration of the President of […]

Op Ed: Bukele and his actions

(EDITORIAL DE CÉSAR CASTRO PARA FACTUM)   The chief employee of Salvadorans has decided to stand as the highest interpreter of the Constitution. Despite the same Constitution. Nayib Bukele, who until February 9 was the president of El Salvador, decided to trust his visions – and in a God who apparently speaks to him – […]

CRIPDES statement – Bukele February 2020

We denounce the blow to democracy that President Bukele perpetrated in the Legislative Assembly   The Association for the Development of El Salvador (CRIPDES), representing more than 300 communities, makes our concern known after President Nayib Bukele’s attack on the Legislative Assembly on Sunday, February 9 of this year. We consider it a serious Human […]

Comunicado de CRIPDES ante los eventos del domingo 9 de febrero

Denunciamos el golpe a la democracia que el presidente Bukele perpetró en la Asamblea Legislativa La Asociación para el Desarrollo de El Salvador (CRIPDES) en representación de más de 300 comunidades hacemos de su conocimiento nuestra preocupación ante el atentado del presidente Nayib Bukele contra La Asamblea Legislativa sucedido el día domingo 9 de febrero […]

Press release regarding sunday’s actions at the Legislative Assembly

Comunicado 10 02 2020 Organizaciones solidarias   PRESS RELEASE The organizations in solidarity with the Salvadoran people, based in the United States of America, that emerged to accompany the most vulnerable people during the armed conflict, in the face of the crisis generated between the powers of the Legislative and Executive State, we declare the […]

El Show de Bukele / Bukele’s show

(ORIGINALMENTE PUBLICADO POR UNIVISION)   Bukele’s show On Thursday, February 6, 2020, Bukele announced on his Twitter account that the Council of Ministers agreed to call the deputies to an extraordinary session. Then, he wrote in his social network that if the deputies disobeyed the order, the Salvadoran people had the right to insurrection. The […]

La delegación de Ciudades Hermanas se pronuncia ante el fenómeno de la migración centroamericana hacia los Estados Unidos

(EN ESPAÑOL ABAJO) Our latest delegation spoke to the press about the current situation salvadoran migrants are facing in the United States: Through our meetings with community organizers and a visit with a rural farming community, we have seen the role that U.S. policies have played in the political, economic and social landscape of El […]

A letter to senators – Trump’s new ambassador

On april 3rd, Ronald Douglas Johnson got closer to be appointed as U.S. Ambassador in El Salvador. Our friend Joan Laurion, from the Madison-Arcatao Sister City Project (MASCP) shares a letter she sent to her congressman urging him to vote against it. You might also use it to reach out to your representative(s).   Dear […]

MOFGA Inspired by Jan. 2015 Delegation

Stong Interest in Local Organic Foods in El Salvador By the MOFGA-El Salvador Sistering Committee   Interest in organic farming and gardening and in permaculture is strong in El Salvador. That was one of the principle lessons that four members of the MOFGA-El Salvador Sistering Committee learned while visiting our sister organizations and other groups […]