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BY Jeremy Miller | Washington D.C. | 4/17/11
About 350 people came together here, April 9-10, to attend the Latin America Solidarity Coalition (LASC) Conference.
BY staff | Lima, Peru | 2/02/11
After 15 years in prison in Peru, on Jan. 24 U.S. progressive activist Lori Berenson finally won her freedom. Berenson had been jailed in Peru since November 1995. She was initially released from prison last May, only to be rejailed three months later as Peruvian judges went back and forth about whether to continue to imprison her.
BY Beto Soto | Ft. Benning, GA | 11/30/09
With chants of “The people, united, will never be defeated!” and “Close the SOA!” thousands marched here Nov. 21-22. Students, clergy and Latin America solidarity activists demand the immediate closing of School of the Americas.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/25/09
On Oct. 24 the newly formed Hands Off Honduras Coalition, made up of anti-war and Latin America solidarity groups, organized a demonstration at the major intersection of Lake Street and Hiawatha Avenue
BY Natasha Morgan | Milwaukee, WI | 11/30/08
50 people turned out for an Iraq Moratorium and anti-School of the Americans march here on the evening of Nov. 21.
BY staff | Columbus, GA | 11/25/08
Over 20,000 people from across the country flooded Fort Benning on the Nov. 22-23 weekend, calling for the School of the Americas (SOA), a U.S. military training institute that trains Latin American soldiers in ‘counter-insurgency’ techniques, to be shut down.
BY Colombia Action Network | Columbus, GA | 11/16/08
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following call from the Colombia Action Network to demonstrate at the School of the Americas.
BY Michael Graham | Columbus, GA | 12/01/07
25,000 protesters arrived at the gates of Fort Benning, Georgia to participate in the 2007 SOA Watch vigil to close the School of the Americas, Nov. 16 -18.
BY Katrina Plotz | Latin America | 3/19/07
President Bush embarked on a Latin American tour March 8-14 that included stops in Brazil, Uruguay, Colombia, Guatemala and Mexico.
Bush, Imperialism
BY Doug Michel | Columbus, GA | 11/28/06
Nearly 22,000 activists from around the country, gathered Nov. 17 through 20 to protest the School of the Americas (SOA) at Fort Benning, Georgia.
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