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.
US State Department official: “After this tour, if we find we have a shared perspective in the region, we hope it will allow us to develop a new structure which could develop more collaboration between countries in the Mesoamerican region, as well as other countries in the hemisphere that offer their support and participation”
[Source – CISPES] *** For immediate release*** Contact: Alexis Stoumbelis, CISPES 202-521-2510 Sensuntepeque, Cabañas, El Salvador—On November 25, 2010, a district judge in Cabañas, El Salvador, dropped serious charges against seven local environmentalists who were accused by Vancouver-based Pacific Rim Mining of “kidnapping”, “aggravated robbery,” and “aggravated threats” among others. All seven were members of the …
Please join us in welcoming William Hernandez, LGBTQ rights activist and Executive Director of the Salvadoran non-profit Asociación Entre Amigos to Portland on Wednesday, November 3rd for an evening of education, discussion and making connections to organizations doing similar work locally. This event is FREE and open to the public.