SCN Statement on U.S. Policies in Central America

Posted by Spalding Hurst

December 25, 1985

We, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, affirming the right of peoples of Central America to life and to political self-determination, oppose the oppressive policies and interventionism of the United States government towards sovereign nations of Central America.
Specifically we oppose:
  • U.S. directed violence as a means of solving complex economic and political problems of Central American nations
  • U.S. supported militarism in Central American nations
  • Exploitation of the fear of communism as a rationale for U.S. military intervention
  • Degradation and violation of U.S. principles and values in this process of oppression

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