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Capitol Chronicle
Would David Dewhurst really know a terrorist if he saw one?
News Column  November 16, 2001, by Michael King
"...embassy in La Paz" -- Bolivian Gen. Hugo Banzer Suárez carried out a successful military coup against the elected government of Gen..."

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Columns  December 14, 2001
"...Gen. Hugo Banzer Suarez of Bolivia is a good example of a bad apple..."

Weird, Spooky, and Rich
David Dewhurst runs against everybody but money.
News Story  October 18, 2002, by Robert Bryce
"...A federal biography of Dewhurst identifies him as a former CIA "clandestine service officer." During Dewhurst's tenure in the country, Bolivian President Juan José Torres was overthrown by Gen. Hugo Banzer in a bloody coup -- reportedly supported by operatives from the U.S..."

Columns  December 19, 1997
"...The United Nations Truth Commission in El Salvador documented that the victims -- 900 in El Mozote, eight Jesuits and housekeepers, four church women, and Archbishop Romero -- were all killed by SOA-trained army personnel (not death squads). While Hugo Banzer may have been elected democratically this time, he should be aging in jail for his past crimes as Bolivia's brutal dictator..."

Military Hospitality
Austinites Warmly Received at "School of the Assassins"
News Story  December 5, 1997, by Joshua Fisher
"...McIver was referring to Gen. Hugo Banzer Suarez, an SOA graduate..."

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Columns  December 7, 2001
"...Army's School of the Americas (SOA) has trained more than 60,000 Latin American soldiers and police. Among its graduates are many of the continent's most notorious torturers, mass murderers, dictators, and state terrorists, such as dictators Manuel Noriega and Omar Torrijos of Panama, Leopoldo Galtieri and Roberto Viola of Argentina, Juan Velasco Alvarado of Peru, Guillermo Rodriguez of Ecuador, and Hugo Banzer Suarez of Bolivia...."

Naked City
Off the Desk:
News Story  March 20, 1998
"...The School of the Americas trains Latin American soldiers, and is notorious for turning out some of history's worst human rights violators, including Manuel Noriega of Panama, Robert D'Aubuisson of El Salvador, and Gen. Hugo Banzer Suarez of Bolivia..."

Columns  December 12, 1997
"...An interesting twist to Joshua Fisher's article "Military Hospitality"[Vol.17, No.14] about the School of The Americas: The former Bolivian dictator emphasized, Gen. Hugo Banzer Suarez, is now the democratically elected President of Bolivia..."

Naked City
Off the Desk:
News Story  October 3, 1997
"...Manuel Noriega, the former Panamanian dictator now doing prison time, and Gen. Hugo Banzer Suarez, the Bolivian dictator responsible for thousands of civilian deaths during his coup...."

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