With its loss of the presidency in El Salvador’s recent elections, the gains of the revolutionary project launched by the FMLN in 1980 are in serious jeopardy.
Hilary Goodfriend is a doctoral student in Latin American studies at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). She is a contributing editor for Jacobin and Jacobin América Latina.
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