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A CCR event for repopulated communities in Chalatenango, El Salvador // Un evento de CCR para las comunidades repobladas en Chalatenango, El Salvador March 5, 2022 The Association for the Development of Communities in Chalatenango (CCR) and member commmunities recently … Continue reading
On June 25, the community board of Guarjila, El Salvador organized a public demonstration to call for an end to violence in the community and to demand the authorities take action to protect the population. There has been a notable … Continue reading
Sister Parish on current events in the U.S. / Iglesias Hermanas se pronuncia ante la coyuntura en los EEUU
Español abajo Ecclesiastes 3 There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, a time … Continue reading
por Carlos Orellana Carlos es médico en una clínica rural en Chalatenango, El Salvador. También es un líder comunitario y un miembro muy activo en el hermanamiento que su comunidad Potrerillos mantiene con Decorah First United Methodist Church. El último … Continue reading
Sister Parish Regional Coordinator, Brian Tyler, shares a brief update from Guatemala.
“This is an emergency. I’m not talking about the coronavirus. I’m talking about racism. As all the universities in the world scramble to try to find a cure for the coronavirus – that same level of concern and action is … Continue reading
The Guatemalan school year for public and most private schools begins in January and ends in October. This year’s fight against COVID-19 has disrupted the school year for many students in Guatemala. Teachers were preparing to enter the second trimester … Continue reading
Waiting for government aid The Guatemalan government has borrowed billions of dollars from the International Monetary Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, and The World Bank to fund various natural disaster relief programs and other programs. These programs aim to support the … Continue reading
The President of El Salvador declared a nation-wide emergency due to the pandemic. The population is under mandatory quarantine. People can leave their homes for basic needs twice a week according to the last numbers of their ID. Events, church … Continue reading
Check online for up to date numbers of coronavirus cases in Guatemala. Social distancing and public health measures in Guatemala As of April 30, 2020, Guatemala continues to be under curfew from 6pm to 4am. There is no public transportation. … Continue reading