El Salvador: Hair Dye and a Shave

Nearly four years ago, two gunmen walked into the dining room of the Sheraton Hotel in San Salvador and killed two American labor advisers as well as a key figure in El Salvador's land-reform program. No one has yet been convicted of the murders, but the two alleged gunmen are in custody awaiting trial. Last week, however, the Salvadoran Supreme Court dimmed hopes that at least one other man implicated in the crime will be tried. It threw out the case against Lieut. Rodolfo Isidro López Sibrián, a Salvadoran army officer who was seen at the hotel that evening and...

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