Human rights groups and others allege that the school trains its students — Latin American military, civil and police officers — to support dictatorships, suppress reforms and torture dissidents.

The week’s events are:

All week

  • 10 a.m.-5 p.m. unstaffed education table with SOA education movie showing frequently outside the Volunteer Center, Room 153, Murray-Herrick Campus Center

Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 16 and 17

  • 10 a.m.-4 p.m. cross making in the lower quad for SOA funeral procession. Crosses that represent the individuals killed or who are missing as a result of actions by the School of the Americas graduates, will be on display across campus.

Wednesday, Oct. 18

  • 7-9 p.m. showing of “Romero” in Room 126, John R. Roach Center for the Liberal Arts

Thursday, Oct. 19

  • 9:40 a.m., noon and 1 p.m. in the lower quad in front of Murray-Herrick Campus Center: re-enactment of whena Salvadoran army patrol entered the University of Central America in San Salvador and killed six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter on Nov. 16, 1989. Nineteen of the 26 military officers cited for this act have received training at the U.S. Army School of the Americas.
  • 2-3 p.m. open discussion about UCA re-enactment and the week’s events in Room 160, Murray-Herrick Campus Center

Friday, Oct. 20

  • Gathering of crosses and closing prayer for the Solidarity Vigil



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