EL SALVADOR: Death on a Twisting Dirt Road

Four American women are victims of violence

The political turmoil in El Salvador has claimed 8,400 lives so far this year; that is roughly one death for every square mile in the tiny Central American country. Last week four Americans became victims of the mindless, increasing violence. Alongside a twisting dirt road, 30 miles east of the capital of San Salvador, peasants found the bodies of three nuns and a Catholic lay worker who had been working with the poor in the countryside. The nuns were Dorothy Kazel, 40, of Cleveland, a...

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