February 10, 1991 |
Arsonists on Saturday destroyed the only Salvadoran newspaper that covered the rebel side of the civil war, and the director of the paper blamed the military and the right-wing government. Neighbors said that a government helicopter circled the area before the fire began at the offices of Diario Latino. President Alfredo Cristiani's civilian government issued a statement promising an investigaton and calling the accusations "irresponsible speculation." Military spokesman Col.