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Jan.08.2008
Paradox: Where it is easy to bury the past, that’s exactly where one shouldn’t. In the 2004 vice presidential debates, Dick Cheney stated that El Salvador is “a whale of a lot better” since the United States oversaw elections in the mid-1980s. But in the past year, four high-profile “...
david-corbett's picture
Jan.08.2008
While I was writing Blood of Paradise, a chilling event took place, an event that not only underscored the deterioration of civil society in El Salvador, but eerily echoed elements of the novel’s plot: the murder of an American—a Teamster leader named Gilberto Soto.  He was visiting family in El...