Former Salvadoran military colonel arrested in the United States

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Former Salvadoran military Colonel Inocente  Orlando Montano was arrested on Tuesday allegedly trying to flee the United States. A Spanish court has indicted him along with 19 other government and military officials for the brutal massacre of six Jesuit priests their house keeper and her teenage daughter.  Colonel Inocente had been living in the United States for years.

Read the article in the Boston Globe here.

Or in the Spanish-language El Faro here .

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