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Title: Historic Elections in El Salvador: The Struggle for Democracy and Equality
START DATE: Tuesday March 18
TIME: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details:
San Jose Peace and Justice Center
48 S. 7th St., San Jose, CA 95112
Event Type: Panel Discussion
The FMLN presidential candidate Salvador Sánchez Cerén won the second round of presidential elections on March 9, 2014 by a slim margin, another milestone in a long historic struggle by the FMLN moving from the margins to tentative power in a country deeply polarized and long dominated by the U.S. Now with the ruling classes gradually losing their grip on power, the right-wing ARENA party refuses to accept the election results, throwing the country into a political crisis.

Richard Hobbs and Sharat G. Lin will report after serving as accredited international observers to the election.

Sponsored by San Jose Peace and Justice Center



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