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THE GOOD NEWS AND BAD NEWS ON THE PEACE AGREEMENT, WHICH IS SIX YEARS OLD TODAY

By Armando Neira, EL TIEMPO, November 24, 2022 https://www.eltiempo.com/politica/proceso-de-paz/acuerdo-de-paz-y-desafios-de-implementacion-entrevista-a-jorge-restrepo-720193 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Jorge Restrepo, Director of …

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THE JEP OPENED THE DOOR TO SALVATORE MANCUSO FOR ONE LAST TIME. WHAT DID HE OFFER?

By Juan Pablo Patiño, EL COLOMBIANO, November 22, 2022 https://www.elcolombiano.com/colombia/salvatore-mancuso-tiene-ultima-posibilidad-ante-la-jep-en-unica-audicencia-PI19333862 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Salvatore Mancuso has …

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PETRO TAKES THE FIRST STEP TOWARD “TOTAL PEACE” BY RE-INITIATING THE DIALOGS WITH THE ELN

By Ovidio Castro Medina for EFE, EL ESPECTADOR, November 20, 2022 https://www.elespectador.com/politica/petro-da-el-primer-paso-para-paz-total-con-reinicio-de-dialogos-con-el-eln/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The …

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PRESIDENT GUSTAVO PETRO TOLD THE CATTLE RANCHERS UP FRONT THAT CATTLE RANCHING “IS BRINGING US CLOSER TO THE EXTINCTION OF OUR SPECIES”: HE FOLLOWED UP WITH MEASURES TO REDUCE IT

SEMANA, November 20, 2022 https://www.semana.com/politica/articulo/presidente-gustavo-petro-dijo-que-la-ganaderia-nos-acerca-a-la-extincion-de-la-especie-y-hablo-de-medidas-para-reducirla-en-colombia/202242/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The Chief Executive insisted that 15 million hectares …

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TOTAL PEACE, JUSTICE, AND THE RIGHTS OF THE VICTIMS

By Rodrigo Uprimny*, EL ESPECTADOR, November 6, 2022 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/columnistas/rodrigo-uprimny/paz-total-justicia-y-derechos-de-las-victimas/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The administration’s “total peace” …

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UNRAVELING TWO GORDIAN KNOTS

By María Teresa Ronderos, EL ESPECTADOR, November 6, 2022 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/columnistas/maria-teresa-ronderos/desatar-dos-nudos-gordianos/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) A recent meeting …

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PETRO AND SANTOS MET TO ACCELERATE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PEACE AGREEMENT

By Gloria Castrillón Pulido, COLOMBIA+20, EL ESPECTADOR, October 30, 2022 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia-20/paz-y-memoria/gustavo-petro-y-juan-manuel-santos-reunion-para-hablar-del-acuerdo-de-paz/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator)  President Gustavo …

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THE DEBATE ON TAX REFORM

By Rodrigo Uprimny, EL ESPECTADOR, October 23, 2022 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The tax reform bill contains …

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CSN NEWSLETTER – Fall 2022

This Fall 2022 edition of Action in Colombia features the following articles:
• Petro Puts his Trust in Life by Father Alejandro Angulo S. J., of CINEP in Bogota (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator);
• All-In on Petro by Jack Norman, retired journalist and NGO analyst, Milwaukee and Medellin;
• Petro: Drug Trafficking and Global Warming, by Francisco Ramirez Cuellar, CSN Board of Directors and Colombian attorney, Boston and Bogota (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator);
• Illicit Crop Substitution, Agroecology, and Gustavo’s Path Forward in Colombia, by Veronica Limeberry, Doctoral Candidate, American University, Washington, D.C.

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A BLOODY PEACE Message from the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó

November 3, 2022 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The repression and attacks on our Peace Community of San …

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