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CSN Newsletter Spring 2022

This edition of our CSN Newsletter Action on Colombia features the following articles: What Does the Capture of ‘Otoniel’ Mean …

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HERE’S WHAT’S BEHIND THE MOTION TO DECLARE NULL AND VOID THE DECISION THAT PROHIBITS USE OF GLYPHOSATE

SEMANA, February 24, 2022 https://www.semana.com/nacion/articulo/esto-hay-detras-de-la-solicitud-de-anulacion-de-fallo-que-prohibe-uso-de-glifosato/202245/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The government would not be able to carry …

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DRUG TRAFFICKERS HAVE INCREASED COCA PRODUCTION WITH GIANT COCA PLANTS

By Alicia Liliana Méndez, October 3, 2021 https://www.eltiempo.com/justicia/conflicto-y-narcotrafico/matas-de-coca-gigantes-asi-los-narcos-han-incrementado-la-produccion-622544 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) A Police study showed that …

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THE PEOPLE THEY FUMIGATED

By Camilo Alzate for BaudóAP (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) A group of campesinos from southern Bolívar Province …

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PLAYING POLITICS WITH DRUGS

By Pascual Gaviria, EL ESPECTADOR, September 22, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/columnistas/pascual-gaviria/politica-con-drogas/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) During the last presidential …

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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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DUQUE’S OPPOSITION SENDS A LETTER TO KAMALA HARRIS ABOUT THE RETURN OF GLYPHOSATE

SEMANA, April 13, 2021 https://www.semana.com/nacion/articulo/la-oposicion-a-duque-le-envia-una-carta-a-kamala-harris-por-el-retorno-del-glifosato/202142/ (Translated by Eunice CSN Volunteer Translator) Congress members from Colombia’s opposition parties have sent a …

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ONE NGO REJECTS THE ADMINISTRATION’S ANTI-DRUG POLICY

AGENCIA ANADOLU,[1] April 14, 2021 https://www.kienyke.com/colombia/rechazan-politica-antidrogas-presentada-del-gobierno (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The José Alvear Restrepo Lawyers’ Collective says …

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TODAY’S DRUG POLICY AND YESTERDAY’S GLYPHOSATE Aerial fumigation is facing a very different moment in the world and in the country with regard to drug policy and its limits.

By Isabel Pereira,* Dejusticia, December 16, 2020 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) This Saturday, December 19, in Florencia, …

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