El Salvador since 1992
(see also El Salvador: Civil War)
Fear & Loathing in El Salvador: The 2004 Presidential Elections. Thomas Feakins, ZNet (4/26/04).
Crucial Elections in El Salvador Won by Right with a Little Help from Reich & Noriega. Frank Kendrick, Council on Hemispheric Affairs (3/31/04).
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Almeida, Paul & Rubén Urbizagastegui. "Cutumay Camones: popular music in El Salvador's National Liberation Movement," Latin American Perspectives 26 (3/99):13-42.
Brockett, Charles D. "El Salvador: the long journey from violence to reconciliation," Latin American Research Review 29,3 (1994):174-87.
Carr, Matthew. "El Salvador: two cheers for democracy?" Race & Class 36,1 (7-9/94):1-22.
Luciak, Ilja A. "Gender equality in the Salvadoran transition," Latin American Perspectives 26 (3/99):43-67.
Lungo Uclés, Mario. "Redefining democracy in El Salvador: new spaces & new practices for the 1990s." Social Justice 19,4 (win 92):110-25.
McClintock, Michael. “A glimmer of justice for El Salvador,” Amnesty Now (fall 02):12-13.
Montaigne, Fen & Donna de Cesare. "Deporting America's gang culture," Mother Jones (7-8/99):49-51.
Murillo, Mario. "Beating swords into leg irons," In These Times (11/11/96). On massive incarceration of the poor.
Williams, Philip J. "The sound of tambourines: the politics of Pentecostal growth in El Salvador," in Cleary & Stewart-Gambino (eds.) Power, Politics & Pentecostals in Latin America (Boulder, 1997).
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Gorkin, Michael; Marta Pineda & Glora Leal. From Grandmother to Granddaughter: Salvadoran Women's Stories (Berkeley, 2000).
Rockwell, Rick & Noreene Janus. Media Power in Central America (Urbana: U. Illinois, 2003). Draws connection between commercial media & authoritarian regimes.
In the Library: Fiction
In the Library: For Young Readers
In the Library: Poetry
In the Library: Drama
In the Library: Photography
"El Salvador: Portraits in a Revolution" , dir. Laura Jackson, 56m. From Filmakers' Library. Refugees returning to rebuild in wake of civil war.
"Esta Esperanza: Hope for El Salvador" , dir. Richard Breyer, 52m. From Filmakers' Library. Revisits El Mozote & other scenes of civil war, talks with veterans of struggle about rebuilding.
"Talking to the Enemy: El Salvador" [199?], dir. Nitza Kakossaios, 52m. From Filmakers' Library. Friendly collaboration of oligarch Jaime Hill, once held prisoner for six months by FMLN, & FMLN commander Joaquín Villalobos in wake of 1992 peace accords.