New PDF release: Assassination of a Saint: The Plot to Murder Óscar Romero

By Matt Eisenbrandt,Benjamín Cuéllar

"A story advised good that gives important insights into the causes and modus operandi of the demise 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 a long time after the crimes have taken place."—New York evaluate of Books On March 24, 1980, the assassination of El Salvador’s Archbishop Óscar Romero rocked that state and the area. regardless of the efforts of many in El Salvador and past, these accountable 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, deepest investigators, and human-rights specialists that fought to deliver justice for the slain hero. Matt Eisenbrandt, a attorney 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 demise squads whereas trying to find facts on those that financed them. As investigators labored towards the single courtroom verdict ever reached for the homicide of the martyred archbishop, they exposed details with profound implications for El Salvador and the United States.

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