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November 21, 1990 | United Press International
A judge formally charged a Salvadoran colonel and eight other Salvadoran soldiers Tuesday with committing acts of terrorism in connection with last year's slaying of six Jesuit priests, a court spokesman said. "The judge has added new charges in addition to murder," Supreme Court spokesman Mario Gonzalez said. "The judge decreed the soldiers' detention in the Jesuit case on charges of acts of terrorism and conspiracy to commit acts of terrorism." Col.
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March 29, 1996 | JUANITA DARLING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Salvadoran authorities have ordered the arrest of Luis Arturo Ventura, a judge implicated in this country's most publicized drug-corruption scandal, according to a fellow judge who issued the warrant. Ventura is accused of malfeasance for dismissing charges against four alleged drug traffickers whom police caught on a deserted airstrip with $14-million worth of cocaine three years ago. The case has become a lightning rod for demands that El Salvador clean up its notoriously corrupt courts.
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March 29, 1996 | JUANITA DARLING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Salvadoran authorities have ordered the arrest of Luis Arturo Ventura, a judge implicated in this country's most publicized drug-corruption scandal, according to a fellow judge who issued the warrant. Ventura is accused of malfeasance for dismissing charges against four alleged drug traffickers whom police caught on a deserted airstrip with $14-million worth of cocaine three years ago. The case has become a lightning rod for demands that El Salvador clean up its notoriously corrupt courts.
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November 21, 1990 | United Press International
A judge formally charged a Salvadoran colonel and eight other Salvadoran soldiers Tuesday with committing acts of terrorism in connection with last year's slaying of six Jesuit priests, a court spokesman said. "The judge has added new charges in addition to murder," Supreme Court spokesman Mario Gonzalez said. "The judge decreed the soldiers' detention in the Jesuit case on charges of acts of terrorism and conspiracy to commit acts of terrorism." Col.
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