- Category: Sister Cities in the News
This is the time to recognize that although El Salvador is a small country in the map, the faith and suffering have taught people to defend their territory and stand up for their rights. So, it is clear that the size of the country does not make the organization weakened.
It was in the early 2000´s when mining companies started to see El Salvador as one more of their businesses by exploring and exploiting specific places rich in metals in different parts of the country. After people and movements started to learn more of what was all about, they decided to form the so called National Roundtable against Metallic Mining in 2005. As part of the strategic plan of defending the sovereignty is when CRIPDES is recognized as an active member of “La Mesa”.