A destroyed three story apartment building. El Salvador, ca. 1986.
A busy street market. El Salvador, ca. 1986
A leaning apartment building, likely the victim of an armed attack. El Salvador, a. 1986.
Two nuns cross the street. El Salvador, ca. 1986.
The inside of a church, including a large crucifix. El Salvador, ca. 1986.
An unidentified group of men and women. El Salvador, ca. 1986.
Canadian RCMP- part of the UN mission responsibilities was to assure security for the electoral process and peaceful withdrawal of South African troops from Namibia and from their engagement in the civil war in Angola. Thus, the UN brought in soldiers, police, electoral experts and others to manage its various tasks. In general the retreat was without incident or as remarked by a Canadian solider: "boring". To keep busy a group of Canadian soldiers organized a mechanics workshop for Namibians.
Heavily protect UN compound.
Polling station UN and South African "counterpart."
Contrasts celebrations on the streets by blacks and somewhat subdued whites watching from above.