Social organizations demand the approval of Food Security Legislation in El Salvador

By Gloria Orellana, Colatino

Translated from: http://nuevaweb.diariocolatino.com/organizaciones-exigen-la-aprobacion-de-ley-de-seguridad-alimentaria/

wfdSocial organizations took to the streets of San Salvador to demand the adoption of a Law on Food Sovereignty and to ratify the constitutional reform to Article 69, to recognize the human rights to water and food.

The United Nations decreed that October cada16 commemorate "World Food Day" in order to raise awareness to the governments and peoples of the world on the problems of hunger, malnutrition and poverty that affect large groups of populations.

Doris Evangelista, from the Roundtable for Food Sovereignty, criticized the reluctance of right wing parties in the Legislature to approve the General Water Law and the Food Sovereignty.

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Resistance against metallic mining in El Salvador commemorates International Day Against Open Pit Mining

by Gloria Orellana

Translated from: http://nuevaweb.diariocolatino.com/resistencia-ciudadana-contra-la-mineria-metalica-en-el-pais/

"We are here on this date to join millions of voices around the world in protest the mega mining projects" stated Vidalina Morales commemorating the international fight against transnational mining which causes misery and environmental pollution.

The theme of year's International Day was "Against Mega Mining and in Defence of Life and Water", a day that commemorated around the world to advocate for a world free of toxic chemicals causing the destruction of ecosystems, biological corridors and forests.

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