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Arambala, Morazán, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
 

El Mozote

 
 
El Mozote Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 12, 2015
1. El Mozote Marker
Inscription.
Ellos no han muerto
Estan con nosotros,
Con ustedes y
Con la
Humanidad entera
El Mozote, 11 de dic. de 1991

English translation:
They have not died
They are with us,
With you and
With Humanity
El Mozote, December 11, 1991

 
Erected 1991.
 
Location. 13° 53.907′ N, 88° 6.907′ W. Marker is in Arambala, Morazán. Click for map.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 23 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. El Mozote Children's Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Peugeot armored car (approx. 8.4 kilometers away); French and Mexican recognition (approx. 8.4 kilometers away); 75 mm cannon (approx. 8.4 kilometers away); 120 mm mortar (approx. 8.4 kilometers away); Direct strike against the Counter-Insurgency Plan (approx. 8.5 kilometers away); Oscar Romero Park (approx. 22.4 kilometers away in San Miguel); First Century of Ciudad Barrios (approx. 22.4 kilometers away in San Miguel).
 
Regarding El Mozote. On December 11, 1981 Salvadoran Army forces massacred over nine hundred inhabitants of the village of El Mozote. Not until the end of the Salvadoran Civil War in 1992 did
El Mozote Memorial and mass grave image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 12, 2015
2. El Mozote Memorial and mass grave
Over 700 of the exhumed bodies were reinterred in this monument. The wall behind the monument lists the names of those known victims.
an Argentinean forensic team begin the exhumations of the men, women and children killed.
 
Categories. 20th Century
 
Grave of Rufina Amaya image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 12, 2015
3. Grave of Rufina Amaya
Rufina Amaya was one of the few survivors of the El Mozote massacre and was buried here with the other victims. The tombstone reads (translated to English): June 10, 1942 - March 6, 2007. "El Mozote never again".
 
 
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