Central America: Trouble on Two Fronts

El Salvador's guerrillas make progress as right-wing violence increases

Every day at dusk, a scruffy knot of rebels gather before the gutted cathedral in the Salvadoran town of Jucuarán. All carry automatic weapons, but little else about them bespeaks military discipline. They fidget and giggle like schoolboys, snapping to attention only at the sight of their bearded commander. "For the people of this town, you are the revolution," he warned them one evening last week. "Be polite. Ask permission before entering a house." But as soon as the leader departed for his camp...

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