EL SALVADOR: Mass Murder at The Cathedral

EL SALVADOR Mass Murder at The Cathedral A protest turns into slaughter

The political chaos that has long been threatening El Salvador moved closer to anarchy last week. The incident that touched off the latest round of violence started out like a picnic. Packing lunches and carrying red balloons, 200 gaily dressed and boisterous demonstrators gathered outside the cathedral in downtown San Salvador, which had been occupied by 35 protesters since the first week in May. Other dissidents briefly seized the embassy of Costa Rica, while a third group took the French ambassador and his staff as hostages. All the protesters...

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