Tag Archives: Colombian Government

The Coca Bomb Explodes

(Translated by Peter Lenny MCIL, CSN Volunteer Translator)  By Natalia Arenas and Juanita Vélez, La Silla Vacía (Colombia), October 6, …

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Bloodshed in Llorente, Tumaco: Massacre and Infamy

(Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) By José Antonio Gutiérrez D., Rebelión The massacre that took place recently in …

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PARAMILITARISM (AND MORE…)

(Translated by Diana Méndez, CSN Volunteer Translator) By Antonio Caballero, Semana, September 2, 2017 Many powerful people in this country …

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THE FARC’S TRANSFORMATION INTO A POLITICAL PARTY BEGINS (

(Translated by Susan Healey, CSN Volunteer Translator) *More than 1,000 delegates inaugurate the first Congress and sing the party’s hymn …

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Why is Coca Production on the Rise in Colombia?

By Ross Eventon April 28th, 2017 Source: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2017/04/coca-production-rise-colombia-170419130227958.html?utm_source=Al+Jazeera+English+Newsletter+%7C+Weekly&utm_campaign=ee0ca9f17f-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_04_30&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_e427298a68-ee0ca9f17f-214496245 After countless reforms and billions of investment eradicating coca cultivation is still a …

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Letter to President Santos and General Salgado on Peace Community Threats

Letter to President Santos on Peace Community threats

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Trump’s Quiet Meeting with Former Colombian Presidents Matters

by Steve Benen April 21st, 2017 Source: http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/trumps-quiet-meeting-former-colombian-presidents-matters?cid=eml_mra_20170421 When Donald Trump traveled to his private Florida resort last weekend, he made …

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PARAMILITARIES ARE THREATENING SHOPKEEPERS IN SAN JOSE DE APARTADO

Sent by cdpsanjose on Friday April 7, 2017 at 4:41 p.m. (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) “In spite …

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There’s No Arguing with the Facts: Reports on Paramilitaries from the Peace Community

(Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Sent by cdpsanjose on Friday, February 24, 2017 at 8:32 a.m. Once again …

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Represenative Mark Pocan’s Letter to the DHS on Colombian Paramilitaries

Click here for 1-18-17 Letter to DHS on Colombian Paramilitaries Representatives Mark Pocan, James P. McGovern, Barbara Lee, and Henry “Hank” …

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