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By the late 1970s Central America became a battleground of the cold war. In rural El Salvador, Carlos Vaquerano's friends and family members were killed by death squads. He was forced to flee to the United States in 1980.
A Spanish language video page can be viewed here. Funding for LATINO AMERICANS is provided by CPB, PBS, Ford Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, The Rockefeller Foundation, The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations and The Summerlee Foundation
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