Ac­tivists press clo­sure of mil­i­tary school

Ottawa Citizen - - WORLD -

Thou­sands of ac­tivists on Satur­day marched on the train­ing base for soldiers from Latin Amer­i­can mil­i­taries for­merly known as the School of the Amer­i­cas, at Fort Ben­ning, Ge­or­gia, to de­mand its clo­sure. The ac­tivists called on Pres­i­dent Barack Obama to close the school, which they ar­gue costs U.S. tax­pay­ers mil­lions of dol­lars that, they point out, “could be used to im­prove or build more pub­lic schools in the United States.”

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