Editorials

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 …

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LETTER TO VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE

August 16, 2020 Dear Vice President Pence: I write in response to your request that former President and current Senator …

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Letter to Presidential Candidate Joe Biden

Dear Former Vice President Biden, I am concerned about your ideas on what U. S. policy toward Colombia and the …

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“Colombia’s government is using the coronavirus to weaken the historic peace agreement”

Dear CSN members and friends: According to Colombian political analyst Laura Gil in a recent column for the Washington Post …

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It’s High Time to Reform Colombia’s Prisons

President Ivan Duque Marquez Vice President Marta Lucia Ramirez Minister of Justice and Law Margarita Cabello Blanco Minister of National …

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Remembering Carlos Gaviria Diaz, a Friend of Truth and Justice

A few days ago, on March 31, 2020, many Colombians celebrated the life and accomplishments of Carlos Gaviria Diaz on …

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Evo Morales: Leader of A Successful Peoples’ Government, Victim of a Coup d’ Etat

I had the good fortune to be part of an accredited election observer delegation of the National Lawyers Guild to …

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The Important Role of Social Protest Groups in Colombia

Recent news reports indicate that Colombian President Ivan Duque has a popular disapproval rating of 70%, according to an Invamer …

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STATEMENT ON CLIMATE CHANGE IN COLOMBIA IN A CONTEXT OF UNENDING VIOLENCE

                                                            September 29, 2019 Colombia, the third most populous country in Latin America, is seriously subject to the climate crisis …

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Danger and Uncertainty in Colombia: Have We Returned to Square One?

Within the last two days a dissident splinter group of former FARC combatants has emerged in opposition to the Colombian …

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