[Marxism] NYT: 4 Salvadorans Killed in Way That Evokes ’80s Conflict

Sayan Bhattacharyya ok.president+marxmail at gmail.com
Sat Feb 24 00:24:32 MST 2007


February 21, 2007
New York Times
4 Salvadorans Killed in Way That Evokes '80s Conflict
By MARC LACEY

MEXICO CITY, Feb. 20 — A grisly quadruple killing in a rural part of
Guatemala on Monday in which three Salvadoran lawmakers and their
driver were shot and their bodies burned may be a sign that the ghosts
of the bitter civil wars that raged through Central America in the
1980s still linger.

Among the charred bodies recovered in El Jocotillo, about 25 miles
east of Guatemala City, was that of Eduardo D'Aubuisson, a son of the
late Salvadoran rightist leader Roberto D'Aubuisson.

The elder Mr. D'Aubuisson, a former national guard major who died of
cancer in 1992, was found by a United Nations-sponsored investigation
in 1993 to have ordered the assassination of the country's Roman
Catholic primate, Archbishop Óscar Arnulfo Romero, in 1980. Roberto
D'Aubuisson is still reviled and revered in his country. [...]

Full text: <http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/21/world/americas/21salvador.html>




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