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Human Rights in Latin America

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This information deals with human rights in Latin America, with some documents dating from 1964 to 1995. Most of the documents concern El Salvador and Guatemala, but the collection also contains records on Brazil, Nicaragua, Honduras, Chile, and Peru. Some documents were released in 1993 to the United Nations Truth Commission for El Salvador, which sought information on 32 alleged human rights violations in El Salvador between 1980 and 1991. These records reveal that U.S. citizens, other foreigners, and indigenous people on both the left and right in El Salvador and Guatemala were victims of these kidnappings, murders, and other human rights abuses. This collection includes Agency publications analyzing the dynamics surrounding the improvement or worsening of the human rights situation in these Latin American countries, such as a CIA Inspector General's report and a Special National Intelligence Estimate on the performance of El Salvador regarding human rights.

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COMMUNICATIONS SUPPORT FOR FBI SPECIAL AGENTS SAN SALVADOR - (TRUTH COMMISSION

Document Number: 0000049158
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COMMUNIQUE ISSUED ON KILLINGS IN EL SALVADOR

Document Number: 0000042864
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COMMUNIQUE ISSUED ON KILLINGS IN EL SALVADOR

Document Number: 0000044418
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CONCERN BY THE MINISTER OF DEFENSE ABOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF A REDUCTION IN UNIT

Document Number: 0000049059
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CONSIDERATION BY ARMY OFFICERS OF MOUNTING AN ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT AGAINST SAN

Document Number: 0000049197
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CONVERSATION (BLANK) - (TRUTH COMMISSION I)

Document Number: 0000049245
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COSEP SEES TOTALITARIAN SIGNS IN GOVERNMENT

Document Number: 0000029020
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CRISTIANI CONDEMNS KILLING OF JESUITS, ORDERS INVESTIGATION (FARABUNDO MARTI N

Document Number: 0000044038
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CRISTIANI NAMES ARMY SUSPECTS IN JESUIT MURDERS (FARABUNDO MARTI NATIONAL LIBER

Document Number: 0000042810
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CRISTIANI NOTES PROGRESS ON JESUITS' KILLING (FARABUNDO MARTI NATIONAL LIBERATI

Document Number: 0000042799
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