El Salvador

FMLN: In the Footsteps of the Bolivarian Revolution

Monument to Peace, San Salvador

The Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front in El Salvador brought great hope to the country, but it's in big trouble as it faces presidential elections in 2018. An on-the-ground report from El Salvador by Clifton Ross.

Qué hacer

Exposición de la historia del concepto de comunización, acompañada de una crítica de algunos sus usos más recientes y frívolos

1944: El Salvador General Strike Brings Down Dictatorship

In 1944 El Salvadoran Dictator General Maximiliano Hernández Martínez had successfully crushed several armed revolts. But a General strike eventually forced him from power.

Behind the Death Squads: An exclusive report on the US role in El Salvador's official terror

Article explaining the origins and extent of US assistance in the establishment of the Salvadorian security system, including the infamous death squads.

Revolution in Central America- Daniel Fogel

FMLN Guerrillas

A contemporary and critical account of the 20th century history of Central America, in particular the conflicts between Leftist rebels and US backed right wing dictatorships in Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Guatemala.

Complexities of Autonomy: Part Three of Four

A brief look at Latin American autonomous movements and their contradictions, third part of a four part overview of autonomous movements

Revolution for freedom in El Salvador? - Workers Solidarity Alliance

A 1982 article about the civil war in El Salvador from the publication Ideas & Action by the Workers Solidarity Alliance (WSA).

Announcing @latinlibnews: keeping you up to speed on Latin America in 140 characters

Announcing a new Twitter account that will provide irregular and brief updates on social movements and news of interest to libertarian communists in Latin America.

1970-1990: The war of counter-insurgency in El Salvador

Noam Chomsky on the ultra-violent war of the right-wing regime in El Salvador against grassroots resistance of workers, peasants and liberation theologists – socialist clergymen and women.

The soccer war, 1969 - Ryszard Kapuscinski

A short account of the "soccer war" between El Salvador and Honduras which was sparked by rioting during the second North American qualifying round for the 1970 World Cup.