Central America’s Forgotten History

Aviva Chomsky’s new book, Central America’s Forgotten History: Revolution, Violence, and the Roots of Migration, provides a much-needed corrective to the skimpy and frequently inaccurate coverage of Central America which dominates U.S. media. But more than that, it makes a compelling case for, in Chomsky’s words, “changing the structures and institutions which have brought so much harm [to the region].”

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Ben Terrall is a writer living in the Bay Area. He can be reached at: bterrall@gmail.com

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