A guest instructor debriefs students from the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation and Naval Small Craft Instruction and Technical Training School after a field training exercise. (U.S. Navy photo)
15 Dec 2015

School Of The Americas: Training Torturers & Secret Police For US-Backed Dictators Since 1946

Over 64,000 soldiers have been trained to oppress, smash dissent, and maintain American imperial order since the “school” first opened.

In this January 24, 2015 photograph, a pair of protesters, seen from behind, face off against a row of armored riot cops in Caracas, Venezuela. (Flickr / Carlos Díaz)
30 Oct 2015

EU Nominates Violent US-Backed Venezuelan Opposition For Human Rights Prize

The EU’s prestigious Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought could be awarded to Venezuela’s violent opposition movement, which is backed by U.S. dollars.

13 May 2015

Coups, Massacres And Contras: The Legacy Of Washington’s New Point Man In Latin America

Despite shifts on Cuba and Venezuela, the Obama administration’s appointment of a man who’s been involved in the overthrow of leftist governments since the 1980s, to head the White House’s top agency on Latin American affairs shows little may have really changed. By Sean Nevins The Obama administration announced in