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In the next few days, my new chap book will be on Kindle and Amazon.com

The book is called - Corazon en Esperanza: Poems and stories from an imprisoned heart.

It is a compilation of many published stories and poems I have created in the past three years, with a focus on Latin America. I hope many will have the chance to enjoy it.

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Funes declares Arizona's law Xenophobia!

El mandatario salvadoreño solicitó un compromiso de Washington para la protección de la comunidad latinoamericana, especialmente de los aproximadamente 2.5 millones inmigrantes procedentes de El Salvado.

Read more in the link:

http://www.lapagina.com.sv/inmigrantes/31545/2010/05/02/Funes-considera-...

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May Day 2010 Nacional Fiesta Protest for Workers Day

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May Day 2010 Nacional Fiesta Protest for Workers Day

Buses waiting to take marchers to downtown, near Salvador del Mundo...close to La Galeria.

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May Day Protest in San Salvador 2010

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May Day Protest in San Salvador 2010
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May Day March in El Salvador 2010

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May Day March in El Salvador 2010

In San Salvador - FMLN protesting!

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Marchers in El Salvador

Another source of pride for me today was seeing the sea of red shirts that crammed the streets from El Salvador del Mundo in Colonia Escalon, to the Reloj de Flores in downtown San Salvador. It was a festive, positive parade of workers insisting that Funes take his pledge seriously and help his party. There were delegations from Honduras, Guatemala, and it was HUGE! I was proud to join them with my red hat, and my dog with his FMLN band around his neck, beside my proud Salvadoran husband. They were also speaking about Arizona, so this has gained world wide recognition, for this pathetic woman's demonstration of how racist it gets.

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I don't get to say this much...but today, I'm so proud of people in the U.S.!

To the thousands who got out and marched in the streets, fighting the NAZI Janet Brewer and her domestic terrorist campaign of Latino hate...THANK YOU! You have renewed my pride in my country!

And to the Legislators, Judges, Civil Rights Attorneys, and Congressmen insisting there should be a financial boycott of Arizona? A BIG thumbs up! America is telling those who exist in some archaic form of Latino hate to shove it up their ass in a BIG way, and I couldn't be more proud!

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Upgrade For The Website!

I just upgraded the server for this website.  For the past few years, it has been at pair.com on the East Coast but now it is hosted at Hurrican Electric in the Earthquake zone of Silicon Valley, California.  Things can always misbehave due to upgrades like this, so please email me or reply to this post if there is anything unusual you notice.

For the next few days, you should still be able to access the old site at old.central-america-forum.com if you want to experience that nice slow server again to compare, but that site will be turned off soon, because this is the new server and it appears to be functional.

-Peter 

Questions About Purchasing Property and Living in Nicaragua

Thank you,
I wanted to thank those who responded to my post it has given us some insight. Between that and thru conversations i have recently had with others i am getting a fair picture in my mind of what to expect. Actually one of the options we were considering was picking out an area we want to stay and renting for a year or so while we get a feel for what is available as far as a permanent home and what is an appropriate price. Also with the election pending in a year or so it may be wise to wait to see what occurs, hopefully the country will stay on the course it has taken over the last few decades and continue to slowly blossom into the potential flower of Central America it can some day be.

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I Hope We Are No Longer Funding This Fraudulent Nicaraguan Propoganda

I looked into Pronicaragua's behavior spreading misinformation about Nicaragua last year.  They are of course still at it, as can be read in one of their latest misleading press releases: http://www.24-7pressrelease.com/press-release/nicaragua-one-of-the-safest-countries-in-central-america-and-an-ideal-destination-for-investors-148250.php

Are we (the U.S.) still funding this garbage through what is left of Nicaragua's MCC runout, or have we now cut these liars off?  I wish it were the latter, but I suspect it's the former.

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