By Matt Eisenbrandt,Benjamín Cuéllar

ISBN-10: 0520286790

ISBN-13: 9780520286795

ISBN-10: 0520286804

ISBN-13: 9780520286801

"A story advised good that offers invaluable insights into the factors and modus operandi of the dying squads in El Salvador, and of the financiers who commissioned and facilitated such crimes. It additionally highlights the problems that face those that pursue such circumstances decades after the crimes have taken place."—New York assessment of Books On March 24, 1980, the assassination of El Salvador’s Archbishop Óscar Romero rocked that country and the realm. regardless of the efforts of many in El Salvador and past, these accountable for Romero’s homicide remained unpunished for his or her heinous crime. Assassination of a Saint is the exciting tale of a world crew of legal professionals, deepest investigators, and human-rights specialists that fought to convey justice for the slain hero. Matt Eisenbrandt, a legal professional who used to be a part of the investigative crew, recounts during this gripping narrative how he and his colleagues interviewed eyewitnesses and previous contributors of loss of life squads whereas looking for proof on those that financed them. As investigators labored towards the one court docket verdict ever reached for the homicide of the martyred archbishop, they exposed info with profound implications for El Salvador and the United States.

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