The campesinos of El Salvador
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- Peasant occupy lands
- Flor de Izote Foundation, Weekly Report
23&@8211;30 October 1995. Peasant farmers organized in the
Democratic Rural Peasants Association (ADC) and in the
Republican Rural Peasants Association (ARC) have carried
out approximately 17 occupations of lands. According to
the peasants who are occupying these properties, the
responsibility is the government's for failing to
comply with the Peace Accords.
- Campesino Debtors March in El
- Weekly News Update on the Americas, 9
November 1997. Campesinos demonstrated on Nov. 6 in El
Salvador's capital to demand that President Armando
Calderon Sol give his approval to a debt forgiveness law
approved by the opposition-dominated Congress on October
30. The law would benefit 45,000 small, medium and
large-scale farmers having agricultural debts.