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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By Gabriel Silva Luján, EL TIEMPO, April 9, 2021 https://www.eltiempo.com/opinion/columnistas/gabriel-silva-lujan/el-desplome-de-la-seguridad-democratica-columna-de-gabriel-silva-lujan-580207 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The security policy …
SEMANA, April 13, 2021 https://www.semana.com/nacion/articulo/la-oposicion-a-duque-le-envia-una-carta-a-kamala-harris-por-el-retorno-del-glifosato/202142/ (Translated by Eunice CSN Volunteer Translator) Congress members from Colombia’s opposition parties have sent a …
By Juan Manuel Santos/ Special to EL ESPECTADOR, April 17, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/noticias/politica/carta-de-juan-manuel-santos-a-joe-biden-una-vacuna-para-la-humanidad/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The …
WITH A DECREE GOVERNING CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIONS, THE GOVERNMENT TILTS THE SHOWDOWN OVER COCA ERADICATION IN ITS FAVOR
By Sebastián Forero Rueda, EL ESPECTADOR, April 13, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia2020/pais/con-decreto-sobre-tutelas-gobierno-inclinaria-a-su-favor-el-pulso-por-la-erradicacion-de-coca/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The decision that …
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 …