Will the historic Salvadoran gang truce matter?

 Le Monde Diplomatique, October 2012.  Civil Society leaders discuss opportunities and challenges to a sustainable peace SAN SALVADOR    Just over two hundred days have passed since the two rival Salvadoran street gangs, MS 13 and Barrio 18, signed a historic truce. The pact has seen various hiccups since its signing—under the pressure of investigative newspaper El Faro,... Continue Reading →

The Peace Center that Emerged from a War Zone

The National Catholic Reporter print/ online, September 2012. SAN SALVADOR The tiny town of Suchitoto, El Salvador is made up of 82 rural communities and an urban center, a cobble-stoned town filled with colonial architecture that brings tourists from near and far. It is also the birthplace of the 7 year-old Centro Arte para la Paz (Art... Continue Reading →

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