Latest Salvadoran Civil War Stories
SANTIAGO, Chile, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired by the religious women who were assassinated by the military in El Salvador in 1980, author Mary Judith Ress wrote "Blood Flowers" (published by iUniverse), a novel that gets inside the hearts and minds of dedicated missionary nuns, offering a close look at the idealistic motivation that has brought a whole generation of nuns to serve the poor in Latin America since the 1970s. "Blood Flowers" is the story of Sister Meg Carney who is fresh out...
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: "De La Locura A La Esperanza (From Madness to Hope)." A theatre-dance-music performance about the 1980-1992 Salvadoran Civil War. In Spanish with English supertitles. Presented with accompanying exhibits. WHO: Conceived and directed by William Flores.
Says non-violent civil disobedience was act of conscience CLEVELAND, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ursuline Sister of Cleveland Diane Therese Pinchot was sentenced to 60 days in prison for misdemeanor trespassing onto the grounds of Fort Benning in Georgia, Nov. 23, 2008.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (Reuters) - A spike in the number of murders of gang members and criminals in El Salvador is raising concern that resurgent death squads are carrying out "social cleansing," the Catholic Church said on Thursday.
SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - Left-wing mayors in El Salvador joined Venezuela on Wednesday to create a joint venture that will provide the poor Central American nation with cheaper fuel, in counter to U.S.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of mourners said farewell on Sunday to former communist guerrilla chief Schafik Handal, who died last week, in the country's biggest street gathering in over 25 years.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.