Here's my post on the La Macarena massacre, just discovered,--what one investigator described as "an infinity of corpses"--in a area of Colombia that has been a special focus of U.S. and Colombian military operations.
The grave markers have dates of 2005-2010 (but no names). Local people say that the bodies are local political activists--union leaders, human rights workers, community organizers--many of whom have disappeared over the last five years. The Colombian government and military have apparently used their $6 BILLION in U.S. funding to 'cleanse' targeted areas of the political opposition. U.S. military involvement in killing civilians has not been established, but the Pentagon/USAID plan for La Macarena--laid out in a Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) report (link at my OP)--points to some level of U.S. complicity in this Vietnam-style "pacification."
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