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Three decades on, the search continues for El Salvador’s stolen children

Headline Title:  The search for El Salvador’s stolen children 01 June 2012 It is 30 years since sisters Ernestina, 7, and Erlinda, 3, were stolen from their family by soldiers and to this day their whereabouts remain unknown.It was the height of the bloody conflict in El Salvador and members of the US-trained Atlactl army battalion had commenced ‘Operation Clean Up’.The scorched-earth campaign saw soldiers killing anyone and anything they came across, burning houses and razing crops.Like many others, the Serrano Cruz family fled for their lives, and were split up amid the chaos and…

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