School of the Americas Watch is mobilizing this April for its Spring Days of Action (SDOA), April 22-25, 2015.
U.S. military programs/policies
On November 21-23, over 2,000 people gathered at the gates of Ft. Benning in Columbus, GA to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the murders of six Jesuits, their housekeeper and her daughter at the Universidad Centroamericana (University of Central America, UCA) in El Salvador. Those responsible for the massacre were military leaders who had trained at the U.S. Army School of the Americas (SOA), located at Ft. Benning; the program has been re-named the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC).
Despite popular objections to the government’s plans to build a naval base on South Korea's Jeju Island, construction has moved forward, even as villagers have documented environment damage.
The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL, the Quakers) will host this webinar event on Wednesday, October 29, from 3-4 PM EST.
The first ever U.S.-Africa Leaders’ Summit, held August 4-6, has come and gone. Assessments of the Summit’s impact are now underway both in the United States and in Africa.
The annual vigil to close the School of the Americas/WHINSEC continues ...
Mexico and Central America face extreme levels of violence since the war on drugs was intensified in the region; urge the U.S. Congress to stop funding this war.
School of the Americas Watch (SOA Watch) will hold its annual weekend vigil to close the U.S. Army School of the Americas/Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC) from Nov. 22-24, 2013.
The following analysis was written by Laura Carlsen and published by the Center for International Policy’s Americas Report.
This alert was prepared by the Justice and Peace Office of the Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM).
On June 27, the U.S. Senate passed S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act.