To CSN members and other interested persons: Earlier this week we received a report that the lawyer for the Peace …
Carol Chomsky Forest
The great knot of mountains known as the Colombian Massif is the birthplace of the Magdalena, Cauca, Caqueta and Patia Rivers. Containing 362 bodies of water in the mountains, this area is the source of 70% of the water for human consumption and irrigation in the region.
Multi-national mining companies with the blessing of the Colombian government threaten to destroy the pristine resources of this area.
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INFOBAE, February 19, 2021 https://www.infobae.com/america/colombia/2021/02/19/el-gobierno-de-ivan-duque-no-ha-podido-proteger-a-las-comunidades-jose-miguel-vivanco/?outputType=amp-type (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The Director of the Americas division of Human …
Citizens of the neighboring country will have ten years to obtain a resident visa. EL TIEMPO, February 8, 2021 https://www.eltiempo.com/politica/gobierno/en-que-consiste-la-regularizacion-de-venezolanos-que-anuncio-ivan-duque-565562 …
PUTTING A “MUZZLE” ON THE PUBLIC DEFENDER’S OFFICE, THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT INFLICTS A BLOW TO THE PEACE AGREEMENT
VERDADABIERTA.COM, February 11, 2021 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) President Iván Duque has announced that he will create …
THE COLOMBIAN GOVERNMENT ASKS THE INTER-AMERICAN COURT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS TO LIMIT THE CASE OF THE PATRIOTIC UNION PARTY TO 219 VICTIMS
EL ESPECTADOR, February 8, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/noticias/judicial/en-vivo-exterminio-de-la-up-el-tema-de-hoy-en-la-corte-interamericana-2/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Beginning Monday, February 8, the international tribunal …
LETTER TO PRESIDENT DUQUE CONCERNING THE MURDER OF ELIAS GALINDO AND THE ATTEMPTED MURDER OF PIEDAD CORDOBA RUIZ
October 2, 2020 Dear President Duque: I write on behalf of the Colombia Support Network (CSN), a nonprofit human rights …