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MASSACRES DURING THE ADMINISTRATIONS OF URIBE, SANTOS AND DUQUE TOTAL MORE THAN 1,300 DEAD

CARACOL RADIO, August 25, 2020 https://caracol.com.co/radio/2020/08/25/nacional/1598313669_388401.html (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) According to figures from the Defense Ministry …

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A NEW CONTROVERSY ABOUT THE STATEMENTS MADE BY THE ARCHBISHOP OF CALI

CARACOL RADIO, August 25, 2020 https://caracol.com.co/emisora/2020/08/25/cali/1598364275_318183.html (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The cleric called them massacres by the …

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ENOUGH! THE NEW SPIRAL OF VIOLENCE IS JOLTING THE COUNTRY

SEMANA, August 22, 2020 https://www.semana.com/nacion/articulo/masacres-en-narino-cauca-y-arauca-sacuden-a-colombia-en-pandemia–noticias-hoy/696294 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Selective murders, displacement, criminals fighting for territory. Five …

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THE GOVERNMENT AND THE VIOLENCE AGAINST SOCIAL LEADERS

By Diana Sánchez Lara, EL ESPECTADOR, August 23, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia2020/opinion/el-gobierno-y-la-violencia-contra-lideres-y-lideresas-sociales/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson CSN Volunteer Translator) “While the government …

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OUR CRAVING FOR JUSTICE WILL NOT DIE, EVEN THOUGH THEY ARE TRYING TO DISTRACT US WITH MISERABLE SCRAPS Message from the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó, August 22, 2020

http://cdpsanjose.org/node/194 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Once again our Peace Community of San José de Apartadó turns to …

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WHAT WILL BE THE ROLE OF AGRICULTURE IN THE REACTIVATION?

SEMANA, August 1, 2020 https://www.semana.com/economia/articulo/cual-es-la-apuesta-por-el-agro-para-reactivar-el-pais-noticias-economicas-hoy/690950 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Agricultural production is one of the strategic sectors …

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MANCUSO WAS EXTRADITED TO KEEP HIM QUIET; THAT’S GOING TO MAKE BRINGING HIM BACK DIFFICULT, SAY ANALYSTS

SEMANA, August 20, 2020 https://www.semana.com/semana-tv/articulo/el-complicado-regreso-de-salvatore-mancuso/695713 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSM Volunteer Translator) Ariel Ávila, Director of the El Poder (Power) …

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THE UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF HUMAN RIGHTS HAS DOCUMENTED 33 MASSACRES IN COLOMBIA SO FAR IN 2020

EL ESPECTADOR, August 17, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/noticias/politica/mision-de-dd-hh-de-la-onu-ha-documentado-33-masacres-en-colombia-en-lo-que-va-de-2020/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The plurinational organization warned that 41 murders …

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ÁNGELA SALAZAR AND URUGUAY: LESSONS IN TIMES OF UNCERTAINTY

By Rodrigo Uprimny*, EL ESPECTADOR, August 16, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/angela-salazar-y-uruguay-lecciones-en-tiempos-de-incertidumbre/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Colombia today is pessimistic: …

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THERE IS A HIGH LEVEL OF IMPUNITY FOR THE BUSINESS OWNERS THAT WERE INVOLVED IN THE CONFLICT

By Colombia en Transición, EL ESPECTADOR, August 13, 2020  (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) According to a database …

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