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EX-PRESIDENT ANDRÉS PASTRANA IS PREPARED TO APPEAR BEFORE THE TRUTH COMMISSION

SEMANA, June 30, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/politica/expresidente-pastrana-esta-dispuesto-a-comparecer-ante-la-comision-de-la-verdad/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) In a letter released early this Wednesday, ex-President …

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SEARCHING FOR THE HISTORICAL VINDICATION OF THE PACIFIC PART OF NARIÑO PROVINCE

By Marcela Osorio Granados, EL ESPECTADOR, June 23, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia-20/paz-y-memoria/en-busca-de-la-reivindicacion-historica-del-pacifico-narinense/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) This Thursday, a …

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EVEN THE COURTS ARE FRACTURED; Message from the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó, June 26, 2021

(Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Republic of Colombia Constitutional Court PUBLICATION 17 May 13, 2021 Order No. 225/21 …

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THE COLLAPSE OF COLOMBIA

By Santiago Gamboa, EL ESPECTADOR, June 26, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/columnistas/santiago-gamboa/el-colapso-de-colombia/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) That’s how a British …

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EXTERMINATION OF THE UP: HERE’S HOW THE CASE IS GOING IN THE JEP AND IN THE TRUTH COMMISSION

EL ESPECTADOR, June 23, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/judicial/exterminio-de-la-up-asi-va-el-caso-en-la-jep-y-comision-de-la-verdad/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The Truth Commission has opened a space …

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THE TORTUOUS PATH OF ESCAZÚ IS CONTINUING

EL ESPECTADOR, June 20, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/editorial/sigue-el-camino-tortuoso-de-escazu/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) In the rush to complete the legislative …

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CALOTO, INDUSTRIALIZING THE MARIJUANA SMUGGLING BONANZA

By Alfredo Molano Jimeno, EL ESPECTADOR, June 8, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia-20/conflicto/caloto-la-industrializacion-de-la-bonanza-marimbera/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Cane, coca, and …

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“I’M WORRIED THAT THE AGREEMENT IS NOT BEING IMPLEMENTED COMPLETELY”: EAMON GILMORE

EL ESPECTADOR, June 18, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/politica/me-preocupa-que-el-acuerdo-no-se-implemente-por-completo-eamon-gilmore/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The European Union’s Special Envoy and EU …

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1971 – Fifty years ago, President Nixon declared the War on Drugs that’s still got us counting the bodies.

By Ricardo Silva Romero, EL TIEMPO, June 17, 2021 https://www.eltiempo.com/opinion/columnistas/ricardo-silva-romero/1971-columna-de-ricardo-silva-romero-596856 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) All wars will …

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AFTER 50 YEARS OF THE WAR ON DRUGS, ARE WE ANY CLOSER TO WINNING? Experts wonder if it might not be time to change the focus in order to confront this problem.

By María Isabel Ortiz Fonnegra, EL TIEMPO, June 18, 2021 https://www.eltiempo.com/justicia/investigacion/analisis-balance-tras-50-anos-de-guerra-contra-las-drogas-596699 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) “Drug addiction …

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