a. Tuesday, 5 April

El Salvador President: Salvador Sánchez Cerén
[former FMLN leader]
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-19401934

El Salvador: Background and U.S. Relations
Congressional Research Service (4 February 2016)
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R43616.pdf

Driven by fear: the Salvadorean children sent on the perilous journey to the US
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/aug/29/el-salvador-children-journey-us

More Central Americans fleeing violence
http://www.latimes.com/nation/immigration/la-na-border-stats-20151114-story.html

Why El Salvador became the hemisphere’s murder capital
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2016/01/05/why-el-salvador-became-the-hemispheres-murder-capital/

Escalating violence in El Salvador
Congressional Research Service Insight (January 2016)
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/IN10382.pdf

Peace Corps suspends operations in El Salvador as violence surges
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/federal-eye/wp/2016/01/14/peace-corps-suspends-el-salvador-program-as-violence-surges/

b. Thursday, 7 April

El Salvador profile (Insight Crime)
http://www.insightcrime.org/el-salvador-organized-crime-news/el-salvador

At Salvadoran Factory, Helping Troubled Youth Makes Business Sense
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/22/world/americas/at-salvadoran-factory-helping-troubled-youth-makes-business-sense.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FEl%20Salvador

El Salvador considers suspending some rights as crime spikes
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-el-salvador-violence-idUSKCN0WA2SU

El Salvador's Gang Truce: Positives and Negatives
http://www.insightcrime.org/investigations/el-salvadors-gang-truce-positives-and-negatives

Update to the Gang Truce
http://www.insightcrime.org/news-analysis/el-salvador-homicides-skyrocket-after-gang-truce-unravels

c. Tuesday, 12 April

El Salvador Civil War (Center for Justice and Accountability)
http://www.cja.org/article.php?list=type&type=199

Reagan's obsession with Central America
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/269619.stm

Dirty Hands (U.S. Policy in El Salvador) [2 part article]
http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1998/12/dirty-hands/377364/
http://www.theatlantic.com/past/docs/issues/98dec/salv2.htm

Farabundo Marti
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farabundo_Mart%C3%AD

Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farabundo_Mart%C3%AD_National_Liberation_Front

d. Thursday, 14 April

Roberto d'Aubuisson, 48, Far-Rightist in Salvador
http://www.nytimes.com/1992/02/21/world/roberto-d-aubuisson-48-far-rightist-in-salvador.html

El Salvador marks Archbishop Oscar Romero's murder
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8580840.stm

Romero beatification opens old wounds in El Salvador
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/in-el-salvador-beatification-of-slain-archbishop-reopens-old-wounds/2015/05/21/2fad3e90-fd84-11e4-8c77-bf274685e1df_story.html

Allies, beware: the US is a fair-weather friend (Elliott Abrams)
http://www.wsj.com/articles/allies-beware-the-u-s-is-a-fair-weather-friend-1433285681

U.S.-Funded War in El Salvador Casts Shadow over Romney/Ryan Campaign
[Elliott Abrams again!]
http://www.prwatch.org/news/2012/08/11710/us-funded-war-el-salvador-casts-shadow-over-romneyryan-campaign#sthash.VZ6rgO7D.dpuf

U.S. Wants Former Salvadoran Ally to Face Justice in 1989 Jesuit Massacre
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/14/world/americas/us-wants-former-salvadoran-ally-to-face-justice-in-1989-massacre.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FEl%20Salvador

El Salvador's suffering lingers on
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3879373.stm

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http://thelearningprofessor.wikispaces.com/POLI+385+Template