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THE PROTESTS IN COLOMBIA ARE ALSO EXPLODING AGAINST DECADES OF SILENT RACISM

170 years after the abolition of slavery in this South American country, the Black and Indigenous communities are raising their …

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COLOMBIA IS NOT THE SAME AS IT USED TO BE

By Cecilia López Montaño, EL ESPECTADOR, June 3, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/columnistas/cecilia-lopez-montano/ya-colombia-no-es-la-misma/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) During this long …

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WHO GAVE THE ORDER? A society cannot build itself on lies and on the permanent denial of what took place.

By Dina Gómez Correal, COLOMBIA TRUTH COMMISSION, May 31, 2021 https://comisiondelaverdad.co/actualidad/noticias/movice-reflexiones-verdad-quienes-dieron-la-orden translated by Eunice Gibson, volunteer CSN translator The truth …

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A PYRRHIC VICTORY

By Leopoldo Villar Borda, EL ESPECTADOR, June 4, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/columnistas/leopoldo-villar-borda/victoria-pirrica/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The parliamentary votes …

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“DRUG TRAFFICKING IS NOT THE MOTHER OF COLOMBIA’S PROBLEMS”: EDUARDO SÁENZ

SEMANA, April 10, 2021 https://www.semana.com/enfoque/articulo/el-narcotrafico-no-es-la-madre-de-los-problemas-en-colombia-eduardo-saenz/202133/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) After several decades of researching archives in the …

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“THESE MURDERS WERE REQUESTED BY THE GOVERNMENT”: MANCUSO TELLS OF THE MURDERS BY THE AUC

EL ESPECTADOR, June 4, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/judicial/eran-pedidos-desde-el-estado-mancuso-habla-de-los-magnicidios-a-manos-de-las-auc/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The ex-paramilitary Salvatore Mancuso continues to furnish …

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THE VISIT BY THE CIDH CAN SAVE LIVES

Why the CIDH visit is important in the midst of the police abuses and human rights violations in the month …

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PUBLIC ENEMY NO. 1

By Juan Carlos Flórez, SEMANA, May 29, 2021 https://www.semana.com/opinion/articulo/el-enemigo-publico-1/202138/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) In one of the …

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NEVERLAND, HOUSE OF NARIÑO

By Santiago Gamboa, EL ESPECTADOR, May 28, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/neverland-house-of-narino/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) I no longer know …

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FACTORS THAT HELP US UNDERSTAND THE CURRENT CRISIS

By Francisco Leal Buitrago, EL ESPECTADOR, May 27, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/columnistas/francisco-leal-buitrago/factores-que-ayudan-a-entender-la-crisis-actual-column/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) In several Latin …

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