El Salvador: The Promise of Dignity

Will the rightists continue a troubled but necessary program ?

Agrarian reform, because there is nothing better than a mountain, a hut and a new dawn.

Out in the cattle country of western El Salvador, the billboard stands against the wide sky and the grazing flatlands. But its confident statement of hope has become a bitter irony to the farmers at nearby El Canadá, a cooperative set up under an ambitious land reform program begun two years ago. It is planting time at El Canadá, but the cooperative has been unable to obtain credit...

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