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End U.S. Military Aid to Colombia
Changing US policy from guns and military training to supporting the displaced and treating addiction at home
Jun 29, 2003, 11:42pm FOR
By John Lindsay-PolandNo Longer a ‘Hub’In the wake of the closure of the bombing range in Vieques, the Navy is relocating or closing 14 commands on the huge Roosevelt Roads Naval Station in eastern Puerto Rico. The Pentagon...
Oct 29, 2002, 11:42pm FOR
By John Lindsay-PolandThe Navy admitted for the first time in September that a ship it sunk near Vieques and around which no marine life grows was used as a target in atomic weapons tests in the Pacific in 1958.The USS Killen was one of...
Sep 5, 2002, 11:00am FOR
By Jimmy CarterThursday, September 5, 2002; Washington PostFundamental changes are taking place in the historical policies of the United States with regard to human rights, our role in the community of nations and the Middle East peace...
Jun 25, 2002, 7:02pm FOR
By Cruz Maria Nazario, John Lindsay-Poland, and Déborah SantanaMedia coverage of the controversy in Vieques frequently states that opponents of the US Navy’s bombing “allege health and environmental damage from military practices”...
Nov 29, 2001, 11:36pm FOR
By John Lindsay-PolandIn a better world, policymakers might see fulfilling U.S. obligations under the Chemical Weapons Convention as an important step in preventing terrorist attacks. In the wake of the September 11 attacks, however, the Bush...
Apr 29, 2001, 11:41pm FOR
By John Lindsay-PolandAt the center of the controversy about the Navy’s bombing exercises in Vieques, Puerto Rico are the high rates of cancer, heart disease, asthma and other health problems among the island-municipality’s 9,300...
Nov 29, 1999, 11:33pm FOR
By John Lindsay-Poland The United States conducted military tests with Agent Orange in Panama in the late 1960s, according to a former military officials and some veterans who now suffer from Agent Orange-related diseases.A veteran who has...
Aug 29, 1999, 11:41pm FOR
By the International Delegation to Puerto RicoIntroductionFrom August 21 to 29, 1999, a group of 17 people from six different nations visited Puerto Rico, under the auspices of the Caribbean Project for Justice and Peace, Fellowship of...