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- Free High-Speed Internet
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... usual problem of neither of us speaking the others language. However I was able to explain that I was heading to El Salvador the next day and needed to organise some sort of transport and Ambrosio suggested a few company names. The only thing for it was to spend an hour or so checking the guidebook info and the various company websites to see what their schedules and prices were like.
My options were either take the chicken bus from the city to the ...
... chapel where he was assassinated, I am not going to write a lot here. I am only going to say that these important places in the history of El Salvador have touched me deeply. He was an extremely humble man who reluctantly came into this struggle for his people against an oppressive government. His martyrdom united his people. They would not let the government and military win this battle for human rights!
No tour of El Salvador is complete without being here where this man ...
... went. We were left trying to communicate with the staff at the hostel who didn't have even one word of English. I thought this was a bit strange given that the owner of the hostel is American and he runs Spanish classes that he hadn't taught his staff a few rudimentary words of English to improve the check in process. Anyway here we were. We were shown down a dingy stairway to our rooms. Oh my god. The website describes the rooms as basic but concrete bunker would be closer to the ...
... from the group, as taxis run routes and have something like little co-op organizations. The designated person is told that if he fails to collect in time his family will be killed. If the police, who are totally corrupt, decide to go after someone they will target the person collecting the money and charge him with extorsión, so it looks like the government is doing something once in a while about the criminal gangs.
Enough for tonight. This should be an interesting ...
... it's outcome, its death rate and it's duration was the fault of the Americans. If they had not been involved, the fight would have been between the Salvadorean Army and its government, and the Guerillero movement, which was where the disagreement lay. However the American's, who saw the Guerillero movement as a communist movement, powered the Salvadorean government giving them men, ammunition, planes and helicopters, in a total of $1 million a day. This ...