Category: El Salvador

I head to the small village of Perquin, home to the Museum of the Revolution and during the Salvadoran Civil War one of the centres of guerrilla activity. In nearby El Mozote, 800 people, half of them children, were massacred by government forces. The American journalist Raymond Bonner, making the atrocity known to the wider world, was vigorously attacked for his entirely correct reporting, that was dismissed as Communist propaganda. […]

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