ja_mageia

  • Increase font size
  • Decrease font size
  • Default font size
SOA Watch 2014 Delegations PDF Print E-mail
Travel with SOA Watch to El Salvador (Jan. 27 - Feb. 4, 2014) to observe the presidential elections, and to Guatemala (Feb. 15 - 23, 2014) to visit indigenous communities who brought SOA graduate Rios Montt to trial on charges of genocide. Learn about the reality of U.S. foreign policy in Latin America. 

El Salvador Electoral Delegation: January 27-February 4, 2014
.

In coordination with the Center for International Solidarity (CIS), participants will observe the Feb 2nd presidential election. CIS has organized electoral observers in El Salvador in every election since the 1992 Peace Accords. The delegation seeks to contribute to free and fair elections; generate a safe environment to stimulate democratic participation; observe and inform about the implementation of election reforms; and deepen understanding of the social and economic structures that govern the country and their impact.

The CIS Mission produces a final report which is presented to the Supreme Election Tribunal as well as other important actors, as a tool to study the electoral processes and to continue to implement electoral reforms. The presence of international observers contributes to transparency, deters fraud, and builds voter confidence, especially in rural areas where the divisions and wounds of the war are still very present. Participants will also learn about the Salvadoran national reality in an international context, and engage in solidarity with the people of El Salvador. Delegation fee of $950 includes lodging, all meals, and transportation within El Salvador. It does not include air fare to and from San Salvador. For more information contact Lisa Sullivan at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Delegation to Guatemala: February15-23, 2014.

Join Fr. Roy Bourgeois on a this important delegation. Visit Ixil communities in El Quiche who bravely brought this SOA graduate General Rios Montt to face trial for genocide. The group will also visit communities facing current repression and militarization directed against their efforts to protect their environment against exploitive private initiatives such as mining and dam construction.  The delegation will meet with high level government officials to discuss Guatemala's participation in WHINSEC, the new name for the School of the Americas. Delegation fee of $1300 includes lodging, all meals, transportation within Guatemala, translation and materials. It does not include air fare to and from Guatemala. For more information contact Lisa Sullivan at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



 

Contact us

SOA Watch
733 Euclid Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

phone: 202-234-3440
email: info@soaw.org