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San Salvador, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)

Sérgio Vieira de Mello

Sérgio Vieira de Mello Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, May 30, 2016
1. Sérgio Vieira de Mello Marker
Nombre otorgado
El 25 de septiembre de 2003
por la Alcaldia de San Salvador
en homenaje al brasileño
Sérgio Vieira de Mello
Representante especial de las Naciones Unidas,
caido en defensa de la paz mundial.

English translation:
This street named on September 25, 2003 by the Mayor's Office of San Salvador
In tribute to the Brasilian
Sérgio Vieira de Mello
Special Representative of the United Nations,
murdered in defense of world peace.

Erected 2003.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkWars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is September 25, 2003.
Location. 13° 41.613′ N, 89° 14.182′ W. Marker is in San Salvador. Memorial is on Bulevar Sergio Viera De Mello, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 132 Bulevar Sergio Vieira de Mello, San Salvador, El Salvador. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Marshal Luis Alves de Lima e Silva (about 150 meters away); Pancho Lara
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(approx. half a kilometer away); Salarrué (approx. half a kilometer away); Agustín Barrios (approx. half a kilometer away); Valero Lecha (approx. half a kilometer away); Claudia Lars (approx. half a kilometer away); General Francisco de Paula Santander (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Salvador.
Regarding Sérgio Vieira de Mello. Sérgio Vieira de Mello (March 15, 1948 – August 19, 2003) was a Brazilian United Nations diplomat who worked for the UN for more than 34 years, earning respect and praise around the world for his efforts in humanitarian and political programs.

He was murdered in the UN Headquarters (Canal Hotel) bombing in Iraq along with 20 other members of his staff on August 19, 2003 while working as the Secretary-General's Special Representative in Iraq. Before his death, he was considered a likely candidate for UN Secretary-General.
Sérgio Vieira de Mello Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, May 30, 2016
2. Sérgio Vieira de Mello Marker
The marker is to the left of the entrance to the Brazilian Embassy in San Salvador.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 3, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 5, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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Dec. 2, 2023