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July 29, 1990 | PATRICK MCDONNELL, Patrick McDonnell is a Times staff writer in San Diego.
THE CONVOY of more than five-score trucks rumbles through the barbed-wire gates of the Colomoncagua refugee camp in Honduras. It is February, 1990, and this is about the 10th group to depart in the past month. Those remaining behind line the roadway for the joyful, albeit tense, leave-taking, waving and wishing good fortune to loved ones and neighbors; their time to follow will come soon. All face danger and uncertainty.
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July 29, 1990 | PATRICK MCDONNELL, Patrick McDonnell is a Times staff writer in San Diego.
THE CONVOY of more than five-score trucks rumbles through the barbed-wire gates of the Colomoncagua refugee camp in Honduras. It is February, 1990, and this is about the 10th group to depart in the past month. Those remaining behind line the roadway for the joyful, albeit tense, leave-taking, waving and wishing good fortune to loved ones and neighbors; their time to follow will come soon. All face danger and uncertainty.
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NEWS
March 17, 1989
A Nicaraguan delegation will visit Contra camps in Honduras this month to look into allegations that the rebels are holding Nicaraguans against their will, the archbishop of Managua announced. Cardinal Miguel Obando y Bravo spoke after the National Reconciliation Commission, which he heads, met to discuss recent peace moves. Obando said that the delegation, made up of members of Parliament, opposition politicians and a Roman Catholic bishop, will travel to Honduras on March 28.
NEWS
March 17, 1989
A Nicaraguan delegation will visit Contra camps in Honduras this month to look into allegations that the rebels are holding Nicaraguans against their will, the archbishop of Managua announced. Cardinal Miguel Obando y Bravo spoke after the National Reconciliation Commission, which he heads, met to discuss recent peace moves. Obando said that the delegation, made up of members of Parliament, opposition politicians and a Roman Catholic bishop, will travel to Honduras on March 28.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 3, 1989 | HECTOR TOBAR, Times Staff Writer
Arcadio Santos, an exiled trade unionist from Honduras, said it was "in good faith" that he went to the downtown Los Angeles offices of the Immigration and Naturalization Service recently to apply for political asylum. His trust in the authorities was shattered, however, when, after a brief interview, he was arrested as an illegal alien. Santos, 40, said he sought protection after four fellow unionists were assassinated.
NEWS
October 10, 1987 | MARJORIE MILLER, Times Staff Writer
The government has agreed to receive 4,500 refugees who announced that they will return from Honduras today, but it will not permit U.S. religious workers and lawyers to enter the country with them, Foreign Minister Ricardo Acevedo Peralta said Friday. Acevedo blamed the sudden, massive return of refugees on U.S.
NEWS
February 20, 1988 | Associated Press
Police detained and questioned two California women working in a Salvadoran resettlement camp and then turned them over to the American Embassy, officials here said Friday. An Episcopal minister in San Marino, the Rev. Donald Lewis, identified the two as Kathleene Hoy and Mary Parmenter of Pasadena. He said that their detention was part of increased harassment of lay U.S. church workers by Salvadoran authorities in recent months.
NEWS
June 25, 1985 | DAN WILLIAMS, Times Staff Writer
In an apparent escalation of their plans to bring warfare to the nation's cities, El Salvador's leftist guerrillas Monday placed officials of the ruling Christian Democratic party on a list of combat targets. This was the first time that top Christian Democrats had been publicly singled out by the guerrillas, although they have kidnaped Christian Democratic mayors in several small towns and routinely referred to the government as "the enemy."
OPINION
November 27, 1988
It should not take a lot of effort for President-elect George Bush's transition team to suggest policy options in Central America that would be more productive than the failed policies of the last eight years: --Almost a decade after it began, El Salvador's civil war remains a stalemate, and all signs indicate that it will get bloodier in coming years unless a way is found to end the fighting.
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December 9, 1987 | XABIER GOROSTIAGA, Xabier Gorostiaga, SJ, is the president of the Regional Institute of Social and Economic Research (CRIES), based in Managua, and a member of the Inter-American Dialogue
MANAGUA--Four months after the birth of the Central American peace accord, none of the predictions made by those interested in minimizing its importance have come to life. In fact, the efforts to project a pessimistic and negative image only wound up strengthening the efforts to defend the viability of the plan and to push for its consolidation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 3, 1989 | HECTOR TOBAR, Times Staff Writer
Arcadio Santos, an exiled trade unionist from Honduras, said it was "in good faith" that he went to the downtown Los Angeles offices of the Immigration and Naturalization Service recently to apply for political asylum. His trust in the authorities was shattered, however, when, after a brief interview, he was arrested as an illegal alien. Santos, 40, said he sought protection after four fellow unionists were assassinated.
NEWS
October 10, 1987 | MARJORIE MILLER, Times Staff Writer
The government has agreed to receive 4,500 refugees who announced that they will return from Honduras today, but it will not permit U.S. religious workers and lawyers to enter the country with them, Foreign Minister Ricardo Acevedo Peralta said Friday. Acevedo blamed the sudden, massive return of refugees on U.S.
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