Starting a two-week vacation today--well, sort of, since I'm working on a couple of overdue pieces in the coming week.
Perhaps in the New Year I'll be newly inspired to do further blogging. Meanwhile, check out Tim's El Salvador Blog. He's keeping Salvador-watchers up-to-date in a nonpolemical fashion. Marc Cooper also has regularly good posts related to Latin America, while Randy Paul covers the Southern hemisphere (and the Caribbean) very well.
El Salvador's Legislative Assembly passed CAFTA yesterday, the first CA country to do so. Proof positive that you can always count on the ARENA party to be the absolute first to suck up to the U.S.