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Updated 02/07/2008

Remembering 25 Years Ago—February 1983

Feb. 17
María Martha Ventura García, a 26-year-old Salvadoran woman traveling from the Salvadoran border to the Honduran capital, is detained in Tegucigalpa by soldiers of the Honduran Armed Forces. They take her to an unknown location, and she is never seen again.

Source
“Honduras: The Facts Speak for Themselves.” The Preliminary Report of the National Commissioner for the Protection of Human Rights in Honduras. Human Rights Watch; July 1994

Feb. 25
Dolores Geraldina Garcia Zelaya, a 24-year-old Honduran woman, disappears after going out with Edwin Reineri Castro, who is found dead later that day.

Source
“Honduras: The Facts Speak for Themselves.” The Preliminary Report of the National Commissioner for the Protection of Human Rights in Honduras. Human Rights Watch; July 1994