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Caption: Marcia Lee prays and connects across the border in Nogales, Arizona, with a friend who was performing on the Mexican side at a School of the Americas Watch Border Encuentro.
For more information on the SOA, contact the School of the Americas Watch, P.O.
La organizacion no gubernamental School of the Americas Watch (SOAW), que pugna por que la institucion sea clausurada, informo que "por lo menos 13 de los altos mandos militares involucrados en el conflicto (de Chiapas) son graduados" de la Escuela de las Americas, entre ellos, el general Juan Lopez Ortiz, quien, segun distintas versiones, dirigio la ofensiva contra los rebeldes zapatistas en Ocosingo, en enero de 1994, despues de la cual varias personas aparecieron ejecutadas.
I recently returned from the School of the Americas Watch's annual protest at the gates of Fort Benning, Ga.
School of the Americas Watch holds the demonstrations every November in memory of six Jesuit priests who were killed along with their housekeeper and her daughter in El Salvador on Nov.
* The School of the Americas Watch and the Latin America Solidarity Coalition will convene a Mobilization Against the Economic and Military U.S.
But over the next decade, Bourgeois became a pied piper, founding an organization called School of the Americas Watch and speaking before countless young audiences to draw them into his drive to close the school.
Said Kate Berrigan--Phil's daughter--"We are here to let the Sikorsky Corporation know that they cannot profit off war and the suffering of the people of Colombia." Corporate officials hastily canceled the session as 100 activists--in town for a School of the Americas Watch lobbying day--gathered outside the building.
For more information, write to School of the Americas Watch at P.O.
The 2002 Nobel Peace Prize recipient devotes more than a page in the book to Roy Bourgeois, citing his work in Latin America, his founding of the School of the Americas Watch, and his support of equality for women in the Roman Catholic church.
* The School of the Americas Watch (www.soaw.org) holds its annual protest and vigil November 15-17 at the Fort Benning Army base in Columbus, Ga.
This year, the average age of the protesters was noticeably lower--a development that pleases Maryknoll Father Roy Bourgeois, cofounder of School of the Americas Watch (www.soaw.org), which has organized the protest since 1989.
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