Tag Archives: Afro-Colombian

Sent from the communication section of the CCEEU

Source: Sent from the communication section of the CCEEU (Translated by Peter Lenny, Volunteer CSN Translator) THE COLOMBIA-EUROPE-US COORDINATION (CCEEU) …

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The Colombian Countryside Needs More Than a Land Fund

Source: http://www.ipc.org.co/agenciadeprensa/index.php/desarrollo/94-general/1347-el-campo-colombiano-necesita-mas-que-un-fondo-de-tierras (Translated by Deryn Collins, a CSN Volunteer Translator). The creation of a land fund, proposed in negotiations between …

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COLOMBIA SUPPORT NETWORK’S STATEMENT ON THE MURDER OF GILMER GENERO GARCIA AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR THE PEACE TALKS

On Monday August 10, 2015 Gilmer Genero Garcia, a leader of the Afro-Colombian community in Narino Department, was murdered in …

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AFRO – COLOMBIANS SHOULD BE AT THE NEGOTIATING TABLE

Press Release July 17, 2015 (translation from Spanish) Afro-Colombians Should be at the Negotiation Table On behalf of organizations and …

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Urgent Action: Guapi-Cauca

(Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The undersigned social organizations, labor unions, and human rights groups denounce before the …

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Breakdown because of the national government’s failure to keep its promise to black women

[Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator] April 24, 2015 To the women who look after their land just like …

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CRISIS AND HUMANITARIAN EMERGENCY OF THE WOUNAAN PEOPLE OF THE LOWER SAN JUAN RIVER IN BUENAVENTURA

(Translated by Marta Zárate, a CSN Volunteer Translator ) This Christmas Pope Francis has focused his interest upon those who …

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President Juan Manuel Santos and the Agrarian, Campesino, Ethnic and Popular Summit

(Translated by Beatriz Vejarano, a CSN Volunteer Translator) President Juan Manuel Santos and the Agrarian, Campesino, Ethnic and Popular Summit …

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Peace in Colombia Demands a Multidimensional Commitment

(Translated by Rolf Schoeneborn, a CSN Volunteer Translator, edited by David Van Den Brandt) Source: El Kuagro Ri Changaina Ri …

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In 2012 many young people have been assassinated in Quibdó

Up to this point in 2012, 392 young people have been murdered in Quibdó, Buenaventura and Tumaco (Translated by Steve …

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