Friday, March 13, 2009

Committee Created to Oversee Declassification of Military Archives

President Alvaro Colom announced a government agreement that created the Committee on Declassification of Military Archives, which aims to manage the documentation of military affairs in the period from 1954 to 1996.

Their work will be to organize the written material classified as secret or top-secret and deliver reports on their findings to the president, who will decide whether it is a national security risk to release the information.

The activities of this committee will be confidential and they will have 10 months to complete the work and report the results to the president.

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