Letters: Apr. 12, 1982

Central America

To the Editors:

Our concern with El Salvador [March 22] should not center on who the guerrillas are, or what their ideology appears to be now, or even how short the current regime falls of our democratic standards. Rather, we must worry about what will surely follow. The Communists will usurp the insurgents' victory, as they did in Cuba. We will have another enemy at our doorstep, and the Salvadoran people will continue to suffer.

Jose E. Llana Seabrook, Texas

As long as we support and engineer oppressive regimes, we will be faced...

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