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“WAR” AND “PEACE” IN THE LANGUAGE OF THE PARAMILITARIES

Message from the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó October 12, 2020 http://cdpsanjose.org/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer …

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THE REASONS FOR THE INDIGENOUS MINGA

By Pablo Montoya, EL ESPECTADOR, October 12, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/noticias/nacional/las-razones-de-la-minga-indigena/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Speakers on behalf of …

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HOW WILL THE JEP JUDGE THE MURDERS ATTRIBUTED TO THE FORMER FARC?

By Laura Dulce Romero, EL ESPECTADOR, October 5, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia2020/justicia/jep/como-juzgara-la-jep-los-homicidios-que-se-atribuyeron-los-ex-farc/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The Special Jurisdiction …

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DOUBTS ABOUT THE POWERFUL ARMED FORCES PURCHASING AGENCY

In four years, this agency spent 581 million U.S. dollars in the United States, using intermediaries and avoiding Colombian regulations. …

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“IN 83% OF LAND THEFT CASES, THE PARAMILITARIES WERE THE THIEVES”: GERARDO VEGA

By Sebastián Forero Rueda, EL ESPECTADOR, August 31, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia2020/pais/en-el-83-de-los-casos-de-despojo-de-tierras-los-paramilitares-fueron-los-autores-gerardo-vega/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The Director of …

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THE TRUTH COMMISSION WILL LISTEN TO THE VICTIMS OF THE MURDERS CONFESSED BY THE FORMER FARC

EL ESPECTADOR, October 5, 2020 https://www.msn.com/es-co/noticias/otras/comisi%C3%B3n-de-la-verdad-escuchar%C3%A1-a-v%C3%ADctimas-de-homicidios-reconocidos-por-exfarc/ar-BB19IyUl?li=AAggFp8 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The Truth Commission will also verify the …

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CORRUPTION: THE OTHER PANDEMIC THAT AFFECTS THIS COUNTRY Ricardo Ávila analyzes the increase in this scourge, as a result of the urgent measures because of Covid-19

By Ricardo Ávila, EL TIEMPO, October 4, 2020 https://www.eltiempo.com/economia/sectores/coronavirus-en-colombia-aumento-de-la-corrupcion-en-el-pais-541345 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) It could be that …

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THE ARMY’S FOURTH BRIGADE: WAS IT THE “MOST EFFECTIVE” IN EXTRAJUDICIAL EXECUTIONS?

EL ESPECTADOR, October 1, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia2020/justicia/jep/cuarta-brigada-del-ejercito-la-mas-efectiva-en-ejecuciones-extrajudiciales/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) That’s the report of a detailed investigation …

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GONZALO PALACIO, THE PRIEST THAT DIED IN THE SHADOW OF “THE 12 APOSTLES”

EL ESPECTADOR, September 29, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/noticias/judicial/gonzalo-palacio-el-cura-que-murio-bajo-la-sombra-de-los-12-apostoles/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The Padre died at the age of …

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UN RECOMMENDS HALTING SOME OPERATIONS AT THE CERREJÓN MINE

Cerrejón is the largest open pit mine in Latin America, and is located near indigenous communities. EFE, EL TIEMPO, September …

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