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Close the School of the Americas (WHINSEC)

Jun 28, 2010 | By John McCrillis, NETWORK Volunteer

Research has found that torture is not a successful means of obtaining information and violence does not bring about peace. Why then must we ignore these truths when training the leaders of South and Central America?

The School of the Americas, now called WHINSEC, has educated over 60,000 South and Central American soldiers in violence since 1946. As leaders, some of these men go