San Salvador, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
Massacre at the Central American University (UCA)
Masacre de la Universidad Americana (UCA)
∙ Ignacio Ellacuria
∙ Amando Lopez
∙ Joaquin Lopez
∙ Ignacio Martin-Baro
∙ Segundo Montes
∙ Juan Ramon Moreno
16 de noviembre de 1989
Location. 13° 40.725′ N, 89° 14.142′ W. Marker is in San Salvador, San Salvador. Touch for map. On the Universidad Centroamericana campus, at the building that is now the "Centro Monseñor Romero.".
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francisco Andrés Escobar Building (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Construction of the North-South Highway and the Central American University (about 150 meters away); Mural of the Martyrs of the UCA (about 180 meters away); Ceiba de Guadalupe Church (approx. 0.7 kilometers away in La Libertad); General Manuel José Arce (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Plaza Brasilia (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); General José María Cañas Highway (approx. one kilometer away in La Libertad); General Omar Torrijos Herrera (approx. one kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Salvador.
Also see . . .
1. Massacre of Jesuits in El Salvador: 20 Years Later. Inthe early hours of November 16, 1989, one (Submitted on June 8, 2015.)
2. Twenty-Five Years After a Massacre, Jesuits Reflect on the Meaning and the Martyrdom. An article on the massacre and its meaning from the Jesuits themselves (Jesuits.org):...Twenty-five years later, many are still waiting for justice in the case of the murdered Jesuits and women. None of the top military commanders who issued the orders to kill was ever prosecuted for the crimes. There is now, however, renewed interest in bringing them to trial. Ramping up the pressure (Submitted on June 8, 2015.)
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