Delay in U.S. Extradition of Inocente Orlando Montano Morales to Spain for Trial in Murder of the Jesuit Priests in El Salvador

  Previous posts have discussed U.S. proceedings for extradition to Spain of Inocente Orlando Montano Morales (“Montano”), a former Salvadoran military officer, for his alleged participation in the murder of six Jesuit priests in El Salvador in November 1989. Such extradition was approved in February 2016 by a U.S. Magistrate Judge in the U.S. District … Continue reading Delay in U.S. Extradition of Inocente Orlando Montano Morales to Spain for Trial in Murder of the Jesuit Priests in El Salvador

Former Salvadoran Colonel Inocente Orlando Montano To Serve 21 Months in U.S. Prison

On August 27, 2013, the federal court in Boston, Massachusetts sentenced Inocente Orlando Montano to 21 months in prison for violating U.S. immigration laws. To obtain certain relief under those laws, Montano had stated to U.S. immigration officials that he had never served in any foreign military service, had never received military weapons training and … Continue reading Former Salvadoran Colonel Inocente Orlando Montano To Serve 21 Months in U.S. Prison

List of Posts to dwkcommentaries–Chronological (2017)

  Number Date Title   934 01/01/17 Report for dwkcommentaries–2016 935 01/02/17 More Reasons To Believe There Is a Dim Future for U.S.-Cuba Normalization 936 01/05/17 Secretary of State John Kerry’s Review of His Stewardship of U.S. Foreign Policy Regarding Cuba 937 01/06/17 U.S. Secretaries of Commerce and Treasury Comment on Developments Regarding Cuba 938 … Continue reading List of Posts to dwkcommentaries–Chronological (2017)

Salvadoran Attorney General Requests Reopening of Jesuit Priests Murder Case

On December 5 El Salvador’s Attorney General advised a Salvadoran court that the case over the 1989 murder of the Jesuit priests should be reopened. This follows a similar request on November 27 by the Institute for Human Rights of the University of Central America (UCA), where the priests lived and worked.[1] The defendants in … Continue reading Salvadoran Attorney General Requests Reopening of Jesuit Priests Murder Case

Former Salvadoran Military Officer Extradited from U.S. to Spain for Trial in Jesuits Murder Case 

On November 29 Inocente Orlando Montano Morales, a former Salvadoran military officer, was extradited from the U.S. to Spain to face trial in the 1989 murders of five Jesuit priests in El Salvador.[1] On November 30 Montano appeared before Judge Manuel Garcia Castellón of Spain’s National Court, who sent the Salvadoran to prison for pre-trial … Continue reading Former Salvadoran Military Officer Extradited from U.S. to Spain for Trial in Jesuits Murder Case 

Spain Ready to Proceed with Case Over the 1989 Killing of Jesuit Priests in El Salvador

For the last nine years, a court in Spain has been trying to obtain the presence of 20 former Salvadoran military officers to face trial on their alleged involvement in the 1989 murders of six Jesuit priests and their housekeeper and her daughter in El Salvador. Recently one of them—Inocente Orlando Montano Morales (“Montano”)—Is about … Continue reading Spain Ready to Proceed with Case Over the 1989 Killing of Jesuit Priests in El Salvador

More Delay in U.S. Extradition of Former Salvadoran Military Officer to Spain     

One of the suspects who is sought by a Spanish court to face criminal charges in the 1989 murders of six Jesuit priests in El Salvador is Inocente Orlando Montano Morales. As he had been living in the U.S., he is now the subject of proceedings in U.S. federal court for extradition to Spain. A … Continue reading More Delay in U.S. Extradition of Former Salvadoran Military Officer to Spain     

Further Delay in Extradition of Former Salvadoran Military Officer to Spain   

A post last month discussed the U.S. district court’s delay of proceedings regarding the proposed extradition of Inocente Orlando Montano, a former Salvadoran military officer, to Spain for trial for his alleged participation in the 1989 murders of Jesuit priests in El Salvador. The reason was the court’s desire for additional briefing on some of … Continue reading Further Delay in Extradition of Former Salvadoran Military Officer to Spain