• Salvadoran Civil War
    ; this is the case of El Salvador in which the United States had a big role during the Salvadoran civil war where they helped the government economically, sending military troops, and training their soldiers in exchange of political influence. The Salvadoran civil war would not have been so prolonged...
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  • Critical Code Switching: Effects on Democratization in El Salvador
    : Crime, Uncertainty and the Transition to Democracy. This term surfaced after a peace agreement ended the civil war in El Salvador in 1992. When a civil war ends there is the common belief that all violence ends. However, this was not the case in El Salvador and violence continued after peace was...
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  • Innocent Voices
    a potential barrier against Communism. The Reagan administration substantially increased both military and economic aid to El Salvador. The civil war raged on in El Salvador, fueled by U.S. aid to the Salvadoran military. The government harshly repressed dissent, and at least 70,000 people lost...
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  • Salvadorians’ Landmarks
    armament used in the civil war; it was made that way to show that peace was not temporary. El Salvador not only has statues as landmarks but also buildings. Torre Cuscatlán is one of the most representative buildings in El Salvador, it was formerly known as Torre Democracia. Currently it is owned by...
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  • El Salvador – Government
    with other countries declaring their independence from Spain and modeling their country after the United States of America, the country dissolved abruptly. The union only lasted seventeen years after Honduras broke away from the union and caused a civil war. (El Salvador (3)) After El Salvador...
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  • Ethic Groups and Discrimination
    civil war followed from 1980-1992 (“Background Note: El Salvador,” 2011). In the 1950s and 1960s, a few privileged wealthy class and those who provided domestic services migrated to the United States. Although many Salvadorans applied for asylum in the 1980s, approximately 2 percent of...
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  • El Salvador Politics
    Amazing website for health = http://www.who.int/countries/slv/en/ El Salvador country profile | El Salvador, which is Spanish for "the saviour" - or Jesus Christ - has been wracked by civil war and a succession of natural disasters. The tiny country is the most densely-populated state on the...
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  • Oscar Romero and the Role of the Catholic Church in El Salvador
    The Role of Romero vs. the Catholic Church: The Salvadoran Civil War The tragedies of the civil war in El Salvador brought focus to the many issues of oppression, under-representation, and inequality apparent amongst the Salvadoran working class during the later twentieth century. The outbreak of...
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  • Central America History
    I choose El Salvador, (to clarify I am from Nicaragua). I choose El Salvador, because of all countries of Central America, this is the smallest country, but it has suffered more than any bigger country, in concerned terms of wars, the civil war that began in 1981, I was only 13 years old, and ended...
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  • History Ia
    El Salvador’s Civil war: 1979-1992 * The massacre of el Mozote 1981 * A town called el Mozote near the border of El Salvador and Honduras * The massacre was caused by the government of El Salvador * During the civil war, the rebels were known as the guerillas...
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  • waves of protest
    mobilization follows the 1980-1983 “reign of terror” and then centers on the wave of popular unrest in post-civil war El Salvador against the privatization of public health care. This movement was the largest wave of social unrest in post-war El Salvador. Health care workers and supporters marched...
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  • El Sal
    improvement from 51% in 1990. 11% of the population is undernourished. Currently, El Salvador spends 2.9% of its GDP on education, accounting for 20% of government expenditure. Military spending as a percentage of GDP has decreased from 2.7% during the Civil War in 1990 to 0.7% in 2003. 30% of...
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  • Ms 13
    El Salvador’s Legacy of Violence and the Rise of Mara Salvatrucha During the 1980s and early 1990s El Salvador was plagued by a Civil war between an oppressive US-funded military and an insurgent guerrilla movement called the FMLN. The effects of the war left 75,000 people dead, 8,000...
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  • Sandra
    Benitez focus on the civil war in El Salvador. She examines this war by writing about the everyday life of people of different classes and how their lives intersect and diverge in El Salvador. Through this examination of daily life of the poor and the privileged, she shows how the civil war occurred...
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  • El Salvador a Business Study
    1. Executive Summary  After centuries of colonization, revolutions, civil wars, and political corruption, El Salvador now finds itself poised for strong economic growth. There are several key factors that have created this position for El Salvador. The election of President Carlos Mauricio...
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  • Diaspora
    was inevitable. A military coup took place in October 15, 1979 which was only an indicator of what was to come in the coming decade. During the 1980's the country of El Salvador was in the heat of a civil war between the miltary government of El Salvador going against their own people who would...
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  • U.S Foreign Policy
    . From 1980 to 1992, El Salvador was at civil war. This was a conflict in between the military-led government of El Salvador and the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front. As the conflict augmented after 1981 and its effects took a huge toll on the political and economic status of the nation, El...
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  • El Salvador Fame
    Independence Movement”. He was the first central leader to fight for any independence of freedom in Central America. November 5, 1811 Jose Matias Delgado directed a rebellion. In 1820, Delgado was elected governor of San Salvador. A civil war between Guatemala and El Salvador broke out in 1822...
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  • Economy in El Salvador
    reconstruction plan. This included $60 million for land purchases and $17 million for agricultural credits. USAID remains actively involved in providing technical training, access to credit, and other financial services for many of the land beneficiaries. Despite the 12 year civil war El Salvador...
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  • Salvador
    book was so successful. Sheppard notes that Didion, “finds flowers of evil where most people see posies.” Her writing tends to have an overall negative tone, granted that this was an area of despair in the middle of a civil war, however not one positive aspect of El Salvador was mentioned...
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