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Military Aid and Training

The United States has a long and unfortunate history of creating and feeding military violence in Latin America.  From the Cold War era to the Wars on Drugs and Terror today, U.S. military aid and training in the hemisphere have contributed to human rights violations, supported corrupt and cruel governments, and protected the economic interests of multinational corporations and national elites at the expense of the poor majority.  Witness for Peace monitors the on-the-ground impacts of U.S. tax dollars in Latin America and works to change our foreign policy to support human rights and sustainable development.  We call on Washington to: