November 13 through November 19 is International Education Week, sponsored by the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Department of Education. The University of Wisconsin’s celebration of International Education Week includes a variety of lectures and networking opportunities at various locations around its Madison campus. The keynote speech, taking place tonight at 5:30 at the […]
Joining Eight O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing in the studio are two organizers from the U.S. – El Salvador Sister City Project, Cintia Gonzalez and Zulma Tolbar. They’re touring the US to meet with community organizers and activists and share their experiences with organizing rural communities across El Salvador.
Pedro Cabezas is a community organizer working to ban mining in El Salvador. Leigh Hardy is a Boston-based social worker and former president of the board of US-El Salvador Sister Cities. Today, they discuss the victory of the popular movement in El Salvador in winning a national ban on metallic mining on multi-national corporations, and […]
WORT’s Norman Stockwell joins Buzz host Tony Castaneda to talk about the 25th Anniversary of the murder of 6 Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter by the Salvadoran military. More on this story >
An update from 2014 elections in El Salvador.
Christalyne Bell, currently living in Central America has been producing reports in El Salvador for WORT 89.9. She produced this segment on the ongoing issue of mining in that region. Bell was editor of the Clarion newspaper at MATC and has worked on WORT’s Third World View program. She moved to El Salvador earlier this […]