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Private Contractors and Covert Wars in Latin America

Private Contractors and Covert Wars in Latin America
U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) threatened to issue subpoenas against the U.S. Defense and State Departments last month if they continue to refuse to accurately account for billions of dollars spent on private contractors assisting Washington in the 'war on drugs' in Latin America.

COLOMBIAN SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS LAUNCH COALITION AGAINST U.S. BASES

COLOMBIAN SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS LAUNCH  COALITION AGAINST U.S. BASES
More than 150 Colombian organizations, amongst  them the Comando Nacional Unitario (CUT, CGT, CTC, CPC), the United Democratic Coalition (Gran Coalición Democrática) , FECODE, RECALCA (Colombian Action Network in Response to Free Trade), and many other important democratic entities within the country have signed a declaration rejecting the U.S. military presence in at least seven Colombian military bases. The document with all its included adhesions will be presented on April 8 at a public event that aims to formalize the establishment of the Colombia No Bases Coalition. This is a democratic, peaceful and pluralistic event focused on coordinating actions to…