Vieques After A Year of Struggle
Against The Current vol. 87

Ayala, César
http://www.solidarity-us.org//node/947

Publisher:  Against The Current
Date Written:  01/07/2000
Year Published:  2000  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX12930

Thirteen peace encampments prevented the U.S. Navy for thirteen months from using the Puerto Rican island of Vieques for target practice, until they were forcibly cleared by FBI agents and federal marshals on May 4th, 2000. In the meantime, two Atlantic Fleets had to suspend maneuvers and the U.S.S. George Washington and the U.S.S. Eisenhower, two gigantic aircraft carriers headed for Vieques, had to turn around and go elsewhere.


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