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Salvadoran Legislature Considers Full Pardon of Agrarian Debt

ISSN:1089-1560
LADB Article ID: 55058
Category/Department: El Salvador
Date: 1997-09-25
By: LADB Staff

An ad hoc commission in El Salvador's Legislative Assembly, which was set up last June to review measures to resolve accumulated debt still held by beneficiaries of the 1980s agrarian reform, is now considering a series of proposals to either reduce or completely eliminate the debt. A 100% pardon of the debt, which the leftist Frente Farabundo Marti para la Liberacion Nacional (FMLN) is promoting, will likely be approved despite opposition by the governing Alianza Republicana Nacionalista (ARENA),

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