El Salvador: War and Revolution

Hugo Turner Women and children mourn as a truck carrying the caskets of their family members arrives in Guadalupe, El Salvador, on May 9, 1983.Photo: Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images With Special thanks to J. Patrice McSherry One of the more horrifying chapters in the history of American imperialism took place in the tiny nation of El…

El Salvador’s Coffee Co-op Run by Former FMLN Guerrillas

This coffee co-op was founded by former FMLN guerrilla combatants following the signing of El Salvador’s 1992 Peace Accords. We visited Marias 93 in eastern El Salvador. Former FMLN guerrilla combatants came together to establish this coffee co-op in 1993, following the signing of El Salvador's Peace Accords. @PrensaCamila Full video: https://t.co/69ggropIOR pic.twitter.com/1jJbHNpqwm — Kawsachun…

International Repudiation of Judicial Coup in El Salvador

President Bukele met on Tuesday with the diplomatic representatives of the UN, OAS and the European Union to give his version on the dismissals of the Supreme Court judges and the Attorney General. The U.S. embassy did not participate. | Photo: Twitter/@gpfmln More controversial decisions are expected to be made in the second plenary session…

El Salvador: Paradoxes and Class Struggle within the FMLN

Izquierda Rebelde In 2004, Schafik Hándal obtained 812,519 votes as the FMLN presidential candidate, a figure 121% higher than that obtained by Facundo Guardado in 1999, when he received 365,689 as the FMLN candidate. Since Schafik did not win the elections, Oscar Ortiz, who had competed against him in the FMLN’s internal elections, demanded the…

Former FMLN Councilor Assassinated in El Salvador

Peoples Dispatch “We reject the hatred and violence promoted by Bukele” Photo: FMLN/Facebook Since January 31, three members of the opposition left-wing FMLN party have been killed in attacks ahead of the February 28 legislative and municipal elections On February 4, legislators and members of El Salvador’s left-wing Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN) party…

PROES: We Condemn the Criminal Attack on FMLN Supporters

We condemn savage criminal attack that cost the lives of two of our militants in San Salvador pic.twitter.com/A4vE1IROkD – FMLN Oficial (@FMLNoficial) February 1, 2021 Condenamos salvaje atentado criminal que costó la vida a dos de nuestros militantes en San Salvador pic.twitter.com/A4vE1IROkD — FMLN Oficial (@FMLNoficial) February 1, 2021 Statement in the face of a…

El Salvador’s Backslide

Hilary Goodfriend With its loss of the presidency in El Salvador’s recent elections, the gains of the revolutionary project launched by the FMLN in 1980 are in serious jeopardy. El Salvador’s Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN) has been ousted from office, unseated in Sunday’s presidential election by an ambitious young millionaire who claims to…

FMLN: 37 Years of Struggle

Charly Morales Valido | informacion@granma.cu Medardo González, secretary general of the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front, reaffirmed that the FMLN continues to struggle for the demands of the majority in El Salvador, the working class. Photo: el19digital.com San Salvador.-Founded October 10, 1980, the historic Salvadoran Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN), maintains its guerilla fighting…

El Salvador: Reflections from a Peace Negotiator

By Nidia Díaz Source alainet Translated by Cuba-Network in Defense of Humanity Nidia Díaz,  FMLN legislative deputy and member of team that negotiated the 1992 Peace Accords, ending El Salvador’s 12-year civil war. 25 years ago, on January 16, 1992, we experienced the culmination of a transcendental stage of the Salvadoran people’s struggle to construct a…