Tag: Lenca

El Salvador: Amerindians, mestizos and blancos – a DNA perspective

El Salvador like other Central American states came into existance by political manouvering by an elite class of Hispanic-descended people hereafter called blancos as a reference term. Political, economic, military and social meddling in the affairs of these countries from US governments and big… Continue Reading “El Salvador: Amerindians, mestizos and blancos – a DNA perspective”

7. Empowering the Oppressed – The Mayas

El Salvador El Salvador lies on the Pacific coast and is the smallest of the Central American countries. Most of the country rests on a fertile volcanic plateau. The development of coffee estates led to the slow but continuous dissolution of most of the… Continue Reading “7. Empowering the Oppressed – The Mayas”

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