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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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ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT CASTILLO ARMAS PLANNED BY CAPTAIN FERNANDO RO MERO

Document Number: 0000020332
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ASSASSINATIONS AND KIDNAPPINGS OF LOCAL OFFICIALS - (TRUTH COMMISSION I) (DOC U

Document Number: 0000049393
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22
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DOC_0000049393.pdf1.17 MB

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ASSASSINATIONS CONTINUE IN EL SALVADOR - (TRUTH COMMISSION I)

Document Number: 0000049336
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1
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DOC_0000049336.pdf37.79 KB

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ASSESSING THE JUDICIAL PROCESS IN EL SALVADOR - (TRUTH COMMISSION I)

Document Number: 0000049254
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4
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DOC_0000049254.pdf216.9 KB

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ASSIGNMENT OF COLONEL CARLOS ANGEL (AVILES) - (TRUTH COMMISSION I)

Document Number: 0000049160
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1
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DOC_0000049160.pdf30.46 KB

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BACKGROUND ON ASSASSINATION OF ARCHBISHOP ROMERO - (TRUTH COMMISSION I)

Document Number: 0000049120
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3
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DOC_0000049120.pdf95.87 KB

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BELIEF AMONG CHRISTIAN DEMOCRATIC PARTY (PDC) LEADERS THAT THE SALVADORAN RIGHT

Document Number: 0000049063
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3
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DOC_0000049063.pdf82.11 KB

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BELIEF BY NATIONAL POLICE INVESTIGATORS THAT THE NATIONAL POLICE PARTICIPATED I

Document Number: 0000049007
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2
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DOC_0000049007.pdf74.46 KB

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BISHOP CALLS FOR PEACE, DIALOGUE, REGRETS KILLINGS

Document Number: 0000044423
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2
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DOC_0000044423.pdf68.52 KB

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BOMBS AND BULLETS PROVOKE STAMPEDE AT ARCHBISHOP'S FUNERAL - (TRUTH COMMISSION

Document Number: 0000048984
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