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La Palma, Chalatenango, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
 

La Palma - Birthplace of Salvadoran Peace

 
 
La Palma - Birthplace of Salvadoran Peace Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 9, 2015
1. La Palma - Birthplace of Salvadoran Peace Marker
Inscription.

La Palma
Cuna de la Paz
DL822 Fecha 19-1-2000
Sede Primer Dialogo por la Paz
Fecha 15-10-1984
Construido en la Admon.
del Alcalde Don Esteban
Flores Periodo 2012-2015

Monumento
Cuna de la Paz

English translation:
La Palma
The Legislative Decree 822 on January 19, 2000
Declares it the Birthplace of Peace
Site of the First Peace Talks
On October 15, 1984
Built during the administration of Mayor Esteban Flores
2012-2015

Monument to the Birthplace of Peace

 
Erected 2013.
 
Location. 14° 19.026′ N, 89° 10.239′ W. Marker is in La Palma, Chalatenango. Click for map. The marker and monument can be seen in the small park near the Catholic church in the center of La Palma.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 8 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Honduras and El Salvador Border (approx. 7.6 kilometers away).
 
Categories. PeaceWars, US Indian
 
La Palma - Birthplace of Salvadoran Peace Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 9, 2015
2. La Palma - Birthplace of Salvadoran Peace Marker
The smaller marker attached to the base of the monument mentions that the Mayor of La Palma built it on June 16, 2013.
La Palma Catholic Church image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 9, 2015
3. La Palma Catholic Church
The nearby church was the site of the first peace talks in the Salvadoran Civil War on October 15, 1984 between then President Duarte and representatives of the Farabundo Marti National Front (FMLN). It would be another eight years until a true peace agreement was made in 1992.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 277 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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