Twenty years ago, three colleagues and I were the first reporters on the scene of the murders here of six Jesuit priests, their cook and her daughter, a turning point in the civil war that cost 75,000 other Salvadoran lives. As gatherings the world over commemorate the special anniversary, I remember details of that morning I do not want to forget.
Haiti suffered a devastating earthquake yesterday, Jan. 12. There has been a worldwide response with nations and organizations alike sending aid. Haiti must clean up and rebuild their infrastructure; as of yet such necessities as water and electricity are unavailable.
Hurricane Ida causes weather changes in El Salvador forcing over 14,000 to live in shelters, while Nov. 16 marked the 20th anniversary of civil war victims.