El Salvador at a Crossroads

9781888112214: El Salvador at a Crossroads

El Salvador at a Crossroads recounts the visit of a Sacred Heart University delegation to that country in 1992, six months after the signing of the peace accords that ended a vicious civil war. The stories of the people, relating their experiences openly for the first time in years, from the core of the book, presenting first-person historical perspectives on events during and after the war.

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Ralph L. Corrigan, professor emeritus at Sacred Heart University, author, editor, and writing instructor for over forty years, traveled with SHU delegations to El Salvador in 1992, 1993, and 1996 to study the country's realidad nacionalafter the peace accords.


"There are no historians left in El Salvador. They were assassinated during the war. So the history of contemporary El Salvador is to be discovered in the stories of the people." --Minor Sinclair, Director, Ecumenical Program in Central America and the Caribbean

"I want to give you the welcome of this small country. It is a country that is so interesting because of what is happening right now while you are here. It is a moment in time when we can find out how much political space we have been given by the peace accords." --Mirna Perla de Anaya, Vice-President and former General Coordinator of the Central American Human Rights Commission

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