Category Archives : 1000.El Salvador


Marta Benavides (El Salvador)

“Peace is not built, peace is something within us. What we need to build are the processes to manifest it. We cannot buy or obtain it, because peace is inherent.” Marta Benavides is a spiritual leader who has led many initiatives towards peace in El Salvador. Marta has faced great dangers and lost many friends […]


María Eugenia Aguilar Castro (El Salvador)

Under a strange empire, the martyrdoms amassed, / and destroyed; / perplexed, lost, their memory denied, / alone.” (Apu Inka Apawllkaman–Quechua poetry) María Eugenia Aguilar was introduced to the ancestral world through an indigenous nanny who spoke the Quiché language. After spending time with notable Indigenous Americans, she began to identify herself fully with the […]