Founding/Supervisory Organizations:
• Cuban General Directorate of Intelligence (DGI)
• Communist Nicaragua
• Communist Party of El Salvador (PCS)
Supporting Organizations:
• Internet Liberation Front (ILF)
• Lavalas
• Cinchonero Popular Liberation Movement (MPLC)
• Puerto Rican Socialist Party (PSP)

Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front

Type of Organization:



El Salvador

Ideological cover:

Openly Marxist-Leninist


Urban & rural guerrilla warfare; assassinations; murder; hostage-taking; kidnappings; anti-personnel booby traps; riots; property destruction

Target countries:

El Salvador


Active as political party; armed & beginning to reactivate
Derivative/Controlled Organizations:
• Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13)
Assisted Organizations:
• National Unified Directorate — Movement of Revolutionary Unity (DNU-MUR)
• Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN)
• Cinchonero Popular Liberation Movement (MPLC)