Romney's Death Squad Ties: Bain Launched With Millions From Oligarchs Behind Salvadoran Atrocities

(Multimedia) Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is facing new scrutiny over revelations he founded the private equity firm Bain Capital with investments from Central American elites linked to death squads in El Salvador. After initially struggling to find investors, Romney traveled to Miami in 1983 to win pledges of $9 million, 40 percent of Bain's start-up money. Some investors had extensive ties to the death squads responsible for the vast majority of the ... Full Story »

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Randy Morrow
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by Randy Morrow - Aug. 11, 2012

There‚Äôs no question that atrocities were certainly committed by both sides, but you can see in that quote that Romney is partly buying into this notion that the violence ... More »

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