Looking back and looking forward

The Past. Today was the 14th anniversary of the signing of the peace accords ending a bloody civil war in which more than 75,000 died.

The Future. Today was the first day of the new school year in El Salvador. 1.9 million students are enrolled in the 5,119 public schools in the country.

Some predictions. US-El Salvador Sister Cities has a recap of 2005 and predictions for 2006 at its website.