Posts tagged: dodd

Reinventing Demons

The Obama administration plans a new round of ‘public safety’ programs in Latin America. by Jeremy Bigwood Published in In These Times, May 13, 2009. From the article: “Obama may not understand the dangerous waters his administration is drifting into by expanding “public safety” policing programs. If the history of the OPS and similar projects […]

LASC Position on the Merida Initiative

LASC writes that “Numerous Mexican and international human rights organizations have expressed concern that Merida Initiative aid for Mexico’s military and police constitutes a recipe for unchecked human rights violations. . . . Vague human rights provisions in the bill would not change this reality.” We agree. And now that the human rights conditions” which […]