The culture history of the Republic of El Salvador

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The Salvadorian Church in the 20th century
Proceso, February 1996. Review of role of Church in relation to broad masses. Its contradictory position. Its contribution to organizational development of campesinos; its current slip back toward the oligarchy.
Investing in Education Pays Off
By Laura Vargas, IPS, 11 September 1998. El Salvador has slashed its illiteracy rate from 50 to 16 percent in just six years by investing in education after the end of its civil war in 1992. At that time, the country embarked on a massive effort to increase access to education, modernize programs, upgrade teachers and promote ethical and civic values.