Two military officers charged in the assassination of award-winning environmental activist Berta Cáceres attended the School of the Americas, an infamous U.S. institute that provides counterinsurgency training. A new investigation from the Guardian says her murder had all the markings of a “well-planned operation designed by military intelligence.”
Over 64,000 soldiers have been trained to oppress, smash dissent, and maintain American imperial order since the “school” first opened.
FORT BENNING, Georgia --- For the past 69 years, many of the most notorious U.S.-backed South American dictators, along with their secret police and torturers, have learned their dark arts from a secretive American training facility. Located in Fort Benning, Georgia, the facility changed its name from “School of the Americas” to “Western