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HOW MANY SOCIAL LEADERS HAVE BEEN MURDERED DURING 2019?

By Adriana Lucía Puentes El Colombiano, September 18, 2019 https://www.elcolombiano.com/colombia/paz-y-derechos-humanos/lideres-sociales-asesinados-en-colombia-durante-2019-hasta-septiembre-segun-indepaz-PH11611439 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Antioquia is the …

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THE DEFENSE MINISTRY’S CONTRACTS ARE PART OF A CASE AGAINST SOCIAL LEADERS IN CASANARE The case is now in the hands of the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights

El Espectador, September 15, 2019 https://www.elespectador.com/noticias/judicial/los-convenios-del-ministerio-de-defensa-en-un-caso-contra-lideres-sociales-en-casanare-articulo-881269 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Eight leaders from Casanare are in legal …

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A COUNTRY UNDER GUARD: THE COSTS OF THE POLITICAL VIOLENCE IN COLOMBIA

 Semana, September 21, 2019 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) https://semana.com/nacion/articulo/elecciones-2019-seguridad-para-mas-de-500-candidatos-a-gobernaciones-y-alcaldias-amenazados/632761 At a cost of more than 2,500,000,000 pesos …

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THE SPECIAL JURISDICTION FOR PEACE (JEP) HAS SUMMONED 91 MILITARY MEN TO ANSWER FOR ACTS OF VIOLENCE IN URABÁ

RCN Radio, September 20, 2019 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Retired Generals Mario Montoya Uribe and Rito Alejo …

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“THE CONTENDERS IN POLITICS ARE HIRING HIT MEN”: Ariel Ávila

By Cecilia Orozco Tascón, El Espectador, September 14, 2019 https://www.elespectador.com/los-contendores-politicos-estan-contratando-sicarios-articulo-881098 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The political expert …

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THE LAST FAREWELL TO THE VICTIMS OF THE MASSACRE IN SUÁREZ, CAUCA

El Espectador, September 11, 2019 https://www.elespectador.com/noticias/nacional/cauca/el-ultimo-adios-las-victimas-de-la-masacre-en-suarez-cauca-articulo-880525 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The remains of the six people who …

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PHILIP GOLDBERG, THE NEW AMBASSADOR FROM THE UNITED STATES, ARRIVES IN COLOMBIA

El Tiempo, September 14, 2019 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Philip Goldberg, the new Ambassador of the United …

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THE EMBRACE OF WAR AND INJUSTICE IS RECYCLED WITH NO END IN SIGHT

Message from the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó September 9, 2019 http://cdpsanjose.org/node/180 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer …

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HOW DO WE GO FORWARD WHEN THERE IS NO INCLUSIVE GOVERNMENT?

By Edgardo Enrique Salebe M. El Espectador, September 9, 2019  (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/como-seguir-adelante-sin-un-estado-incluyente-columna-880090 Written in …

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SOME SUGGESTIONS FOR A PRESIDENT

By Cristhian C. Camargo (political scientist, Computense University, Madrid) El Espectador, September 2, 2019 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/sugerencias-para-un-presidente-columna-878956 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN …

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