Sunday, March 12, 2006

A Mother's Loss Spurs War Debate

Thanks to Mario for sending this story. M


El Salvador is the only Latin nation with troops still in Iraq.
Ramos, whose son died there, doesn't
want others to suffer like her.

By Hector Tobar and Alex Renderos
Special to The Times

March 10 2006

GUAYAMANGO, El Salvador — The only thing Herminia Ramos wanted from
the army was her son's
pension — exactly $200 a month. She figured she deserved the money
now, seeing how he gave his
life wearing an army uniform, fighting in a war halfway around the
in Iraq.

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