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Larry Towell - EL SALVADOR. In the last year of the civil war.
EL SALVADOR. Soyapango. 1991. Vultures circle in the sky above people and grazing cattle in the garbage. Residents of the dump salvage tin, plastic, paper, ste...
EL SALVADOR. Perquin. 1991. A Guerilla carries arms into the mountains. Perquin was a guerilla-held town in northern El Salvador where combatants and civilians
EL SALVADOR. Morazan. Segundo Montes. 1991. Children with pigs. Pork is a main source of protein in areas where there is little pasture or grass for grazing. Pi
EL SALVADOR. Cuscatlan. Suchitoto. 1991. A naked child with a plastic Christmas tree above a household nativity scene.
CONTACT SHEET. EL SALVADOR. 1991.
EL SALVADOR. Morazan. 1991. A young guerilla recruit bathes on Sunday morning. Young women usually made up the ranks of brigadistas performing emergency medical...
EL SALVADOR. Soyapango. 1991. A child with a sheet plays with the vultures. Vultures scavenge in the city dump alongside the people. Residents of the dump salva...
EL SALVADOR. Morazan. 1991. Young guerilla recruits from Segundo Montes rise in the morning to brush their teeth and bathe after sleeping on the forest floor. P
EL SALVADOR. San Salvador. 1991. A daughter comforts her mother who passed out while grieving at the grave of her son who was killed by government death squads.
EL SALVADOR. Cabanas. 1991. Many graves were exhumed by the Non-Governmental Human Rights Office during the war to locate the "disappeared."
EL SALVADOR. San Salvador. 1991. Child playing in box at city dump.
EL SALVADOR. San Salvador. 1991. Prostitutes and a client.
EL SALVADOR. Morazan. 1991. A guerilla woman with gun and oranges.
EL SALVADOR. Soyapango. 1991. A child plays with baby chicks rescued from discarded eggs from a hatchery that were dropped off at the dump. Residents of the dum...
EL SALVADOR. Guazapa. El Barillo. 1991. A child in beams of sunlight entering through holes in the walls of a typical campesino peasant home on Guazapa Mountain
Family living in cemetery.
La Bermeja Cemetery, San Salvador, El Salvador, 1991.
EL SALVADOR. San Salvador. 1991. Children fly a home-made kite above a shanty town where they live near the San Salvador garbage dump. Homes are made of cardboa
EL SALVADOR. Soyopango. 1991. The interior of a poor home near the San Salvador garbage dump made of cardboard and sticks with an earth floor. Still, it is kept
EL SALVADOR. Soyapango. 1991. A child scavenges salvage for resale. In the background is a row of shanties made of tin and cardboard where a community of severa
EL SALVADOR. Soyapango. 1991. Resident children of the San Salvador city dump play together with a pet puppy in abandoned and junked trucks.
EL SALVADOR. Perquin, Morazan. A dog is seen through the photographer's eyeglasses. Perquin was one of the two "guerilla capitals" during the war. FMLN combatan...