Crackdown in El Salvador, toxic contamination at US base in Seoul and other stories

Today we look at the state of emergency in El Salvador after a surge in killings, soil and water contamination at a US base in South Korea, and more

April 01, 2022 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we look at the rising fears of a crackdown in El Salvador amid the imposition of a State of Exception after over 80 people were killed; an investigation by KCIJ-Newstapa into toxic contamination found at the U.S. military’s Yongsan base in Seoul which is set to be returned to the South Korean government; the strike by 25,000 health workers in Finland to demand better wages and better working conditions including adequate staff; and the 24-hour strike observed by dock workers at a port in Genoa, Italy to protest the transit of arms to the ongoing wars in Ukraine and Yemen.