In addition, the Republic of El Salvador, as amicus, argues that this case would be rejected if it were brought in El Salvador--further demonstrating that Salvadoran
courts can apply the [SAL] domestically without undermining the jurisdiction of United States courts.
Origins: Formed by Salvadoran
immigrants who fled to the USA during El Salvador's civil war in the 1980s.
The full name of the gang is Mara Salvatrucha, and it was formed by elements of the communist guerrilla forces that fought a civil war against the Salvadoran
government in the 1980s.
Cheney and Rumsfeld implicitly were putting their seal of approval on the tens of thousands of civilians the Salvadoran
military and its death squads tortured and murdered.
El Salvador's proximity to the United States, and the reputation of the Salvadoran
workforce as one of the best in Central America were all factors in our decision," said Erik Dithmer, general manager.
Armed Forces (ESAF) consist of approximately 12,500 soldiers.
federal judge awarded $10 million in civil damages for the 1980 assassination of Salvadoran
Archbishop Oscar Romero, an outspoken critic of human rights abuses in El Salvador.
soldiers and at least 14Iraqis died,and more than 130 people were wounded.
The joint venture, between a conglomerate of 18 Salvadoran
companies and Israel-based Rizk Alla Brothers Ltd.
This study examines the distributional patterns evidenced in a dialect contact situation between speakers of Mexican and Salvadoran
Spanish in Houston, Texas.
A sociological study of Salvadoran
immigrant social networks in San Francisco in the late 1980s and early 1990s, Cecilia Menjivar's book uses oral history interviews with 50 narrators chosen from a pool of 150 Salvadoran
women and men she surveyed.
Cecilia Menjivar provides a rich and timely ethnographic account of the informal social networks maintained by Salvadoran
immigrants--a group that has received little attention in the academic literature--in Mission District, San Francisco.