• Costa Rica Coffee Guide
Following Ferguson, US police use of military gear to be reviewed
Crime
2578 views
Crime
2578 views

Following Ferguson, US police use of military gear to be reviewed

David Nakamura and Niraj Chokshi | The Washington Post - August 23, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered a review of federal programs that supplied nearly half a billion dollars in military equipment to municipal police…

Missouri violence highlights ‘militarization’ of US police
Global
2811 views
Global
2811 views

Missouri violence highlights ‘militarization’ of US police

AFP - August 14, 2014

From high-powered assault rifles to camouflage-clad police officers perched on top of heavily armored vehicles, the violence gripping the Missouri town of Ferguson has highlighted a growing…

WHINSEC officer responds to Code Pink
Code Pink
1453 views
Code Pink
1453 views

WHINSEC officer responds to Code Pink

Lee A. Rials - May 13, 2014

In response to the recent article, "Code Pink peace activists warn of increasing militarization in Costa Rica," I, the Public Affairs Officer for the Western Hemisphere Institute…