Download e-book for iPad: Assassination of a Saint: The Plot to Murder Óscar Romero by Matt Eisenbrandt,Benjamín Cuéllar

By Matt Eisenbrandt,Benjamín Cuéllar

"A story advised good that gives worthy insights into the factors and modus operandi of the dying squads in El Salvador, and of the financiers who commissioned and facilitated such crimes. It additionally highlights the problems that face those that pursue such circumstances decades after the crimes have taken place."—New York overview of Books On March 24, 1980, the assassination of El Salvador’s Archbishop Óscar Romero rocked that state and the realm. regardless of the efforts of many in El Salvador and past, these chargeable for Romero’s homicide remained unpunished for his or her heinous crime. Assassination of a Saint is the exciting tale of a world staff of legal professionals, inner most investigators, and human-rights specialists that fought to carry justice for the slain hero. Matt Eisenbrandt, a legal professional who was once a part of the investigative staff, recounts during this gripping narrative how he and his colleagues interviewed eyewitnesses and previous contributors of dying squads whereas trying to find facts on those that financed them. As investigators labored towards the single court docket verdict ever reached for the homicide of the martyred archbishop, they exposed info with profound implications for El Salvador and the United States.

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