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South America, Central America and the Caribbean: El Salvador

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Romero

 

Available at MSM Videos BX4705 .R66913 1966

Romero is a compelling and deeply moving look at the life of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, who made the ultimate sacrifice in a passionate stand against social injustice and the oppression in his country.

Government and Politics

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A republic in Central America, on the Pacific: colonized by the Spanish from 1524; declared independence in 1841, becoming a republic in 1856. It consists of coastal lowlands rising to a central plateau. Coffee constitutes about half of the total exports. Official language: Spanish. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: colón. Capital: San Salvador. Population: 5 752 000 (1998 est). Area: 21 393 sq. km (8236 sq. miles).

A Question of Conscience (Video)

Question of Conscience

Question of conscience  : the murder of the Jesuit priests in El Salvador / an Icarus/Tamouz Media Production

Available at MSM Videos E1488.3 .Q83 1990

Economics and Business

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