Sketches of the agony of the martyrs. El Salvador, 198
Sketches of the agony of the martyrs. El Salvador, 1987
An FLMN official supporting the process. Although the process was essentially non partisan i.e. sponsored by a civil society organization the FLMN was prominent in its support of the process, El Salvador, 1987.
Older interest. El Salvador, 1987
Vultures-a common sight in rural Honduras, Honduras ca. 1985
Jack Munro shaving. He was part of an Oxfam mission led by Katherine Pearson at the same time Meyer Brownstone was on a mission for the US Quakers and on which he reported in New York to a group of interested UN ambassadors. Munro was a prominent trade unionist in British Columbia. He typifies the diversity in composition of the Oxfam missions engaging various sectors of civil society in Canada who were interested in an advocacy role on behalf of the refugees. Colomancagua, Honduras, ca. 1985
Ian Waddell NDP This mission included Ian Waddell and Warren Allmand and covered both Honduras and Nicaragua, ca. 1985
Recently arrived refugee telling her story. Most missions were able to take testimonies from recent arrivals who told their own stories and conditions in El Salvador. Mesa Grande, Honduras, ca. 1985.
Carpas (Tents) these were the standard residences - always overcrowded. Wooden structures were later built in. La Virtud, Honduras, ca. 1985.
Families. There were many young mothers in the camps. Some fathers were FMLN fighters who came to the camps for rest and for treatment of wounds. (Clandestinely) There was evidence of international health workers crossing the border to attend to the sick and wounded in El Salvador. At least one doctor with Medecins Sans Frontieres was murdered after being denounced by an informer in the camp. Colomancagua, Honduras, ca. 1985