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Lenore Butcher Kuch <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 14 Feb 2012 14:05:23 -0500
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20 years ago, the government of El Salvador signed a peace agreement 
with leftist rebels, bringing an end to a 12-year civil war that claimed 
70,000 lives.

The Latin American Studies Program at George Mason University has 
organized the following event series to commemorate the Peace Accords 
and take stock of present challenges facing El Salvador today.

*_Tuesday Feb. 21_* @ 4:30 PM (Research 1 163):
Screening of the film "Voces Inocentes (Innocent Voices)" about the 
impact of the Salvadoran civil war on children, followed by discussion 
led by*Mason faculty Charlotte Rogers *and *Deputy Chief of Mission of 
the Embassy of El Salvador Hector Silva*

*_Tuesday Feb 28_ *@ 4:30 PM**(JC Cinema):
Symposium: "El Salvador Today: 20 Years After the Peace" Featuring a 
Keynote Address by the *Ambassador of El Salvador Francisco Altscul*, 
and a panel discussion featuring *Stanford University Professor Terry 
Lynn Karl, WOLA Program Director Geoff Thale,* and *Foundation Cristosal 
Director Noal Bullock*

All events are free and open to the public. For full information see 
attached flyers.

*Jo-Marie Burt*
Director / Latin American Studies
Co-Director / Center for Global Studies
Associate Professor / Public & International Affairs
George Mason University