Former Salvadoran military leader gets 21 months in prison on US immigration violations

  • by: BRIDGET MURPHY , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 27, 2013 - 6:00 PM

BOSTON — Human rights advocates called it a step toward justice Tuesday when a federal judge in Boston sentenced a Salvadoran ex-colonel to prison on separate charges as Spain attempts to prosecute him for war crimes during his country's civil conflict.

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