Sunday, June 29, 2008

In the name of God, stop the repression

Archbishop Oscar Romero, of El Salvador,
killed by a soldier from Fort Benning, Georgia.
Defense Minister Jose Guillermo Garcia, a graduate of the School of the Americas, was implicated in the deaths of Ita Ford, Maura Clarke, Dorothy Kazel, and Jean Donovan.
Reagan's Jeane Kirkpatrick, said they were not "just nuns", but political activists.
Regan's Alexander Haig said "there may have been an exchange of gunfire" as "they tried to run a roadblock." Maybe and maybe not?


Benjamin Ady said...

who would that be? I thought he was killed by some Columbian fellow?

Martin said...

Trying to find the source again quickly. But: Roberto D'Aubuisson, who was in charge of the death squads, went to the School of the Americas - which is at Fort Benning.
The next year, America's School was involved in the El Mazote massacre