El Salvador

ROCLA Spring 2023 Newsletter

ROCLA's Spring 2023 Newsletter - ROCLA's 50th Anniversary Rice & Beans Celebration on June 23! Providing members and friends with an expanded quarterly newsletter that covers many more Latin American countries and timely issues such as climate change, migration and cultural change.

El Salvador in the Time of COVID-19

A collaborative virtual presentation of the Rochester Committee on Latin America (ROCLA) and the Latin American Solidarity Committee (LASC), Buffalo, NY

“El Salvador in the Time of Covid-19: A Rights-based Analysis of the Drivers and Triggers of Forced Migration.”

September 2, 2020, 7 PM

“El Salvador in the Time of Covid-19: A Rights-based Analysis of the Drivers and Triggers of Forced Migration.”

El Salvador Triumphs Over Mining Lawsuit!

After Seven Years and Millions of Dollars, Decision Announced in Pac Rim Mining Company vs. El Salvador: Coalition of Groups States “There are No Winners” Investor-State Arbitration Subverts Democracy October 14, 2016 Cabañas, El Salvador / Washington DC / Ottawa /...

Release Uriel Rosales Martinez

Friends: Uriel Adonay Rosales Martinez is the 19-year-old brother of a Long Island farmworker leader. Uriel is an expert in karate, and recently competed and placed in the Central American and Caribbean Games on behalf of El Salvador. Uriel fled his home country in...

Message from CISPES

At a glance:Our recent headlines Caravan for Peace, Life and Justice Calls for an End to the War on Drugs Special Report: El Salvador Enacts Emergency Security Measures against Gang Violence Dear ROCLA We just wrapped up our whirlwind national speaking tour with...

The Beast: Riding the Rails and Dodging Narcos on the Migrant Trail

Óscar Martínez’s New Book Vividly Demonstrates Why People Are Fleeing Central America In ‘a History of Violence,’ the reporter and award-winning author of ‘The Beast’ looks at endemic drug violence BY ILAN STAVANS Central America is the world’s deadliest region...

CISPES email February 2016

Quick Links: CISPES in the news Telesur: Big US Aid for Central America Will Worsen Inequality ThinkProgress:Experts Say U.S. Aid Package To Central America Is Backfiring Big Time Clearing the Fog Radio: ICE Raids, Mass Deportations and the Roots of Immigration...