Tag Archives: Colombia

THE CASE OF THE FORMER ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF THE UNP: WHO ARE THE “LA TERRAZZA” AND THE “ENVIGADO OFFICE” GANGS? (Those two criminal organizations are among the oldest gangs in the country.)

By Fernando Umaña, EL TIEMPO, June 14, 2023 https://www.eltiempo.com/justicia/delitos/que-son-la-banda-la-terraza-y-la-oficina-de-envigado-caso-de-exsubdirector-de-unp-777730 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) This Wednesday, June 14, … Read More »

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BOTH SOLDIERS AND CIVILIANS USED A PETTY THEFT SYSTEM TO STEAL WEAPONS AND PARTS

CAMBIOColombia, May 17, 2023 https://cambiocolombia.com/poder/capturan-civiles-y-militares-que-robaban-municiones-y-armas-pedasos (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Six people who were stealing weapons and parts … Read More »

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LETTER TO PRESIDENT GUSTAVO PETRO. INTERNATIONAL NETWORK IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE PEACE COMMUNITY OF SAN JOSÉ DE APARTADÓ

Peace Community of San José de Apartadó, April 29, 2023 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Your Excellency Gustavo … Read More »

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NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE NARCOS: “THERE HAVE ALWAYS BEEN AGREEMENTS WITH THEM, BUT UNDER THE TABLE”

By Daniela Cristancho, EL ESPECTADOR, April 11, 2023 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Below is an article from … Read More »

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THE GOVERNMENT MUST PROVIDE OPTIONS FOR COMMUNITIES THAT HAVE BEEN GROWING COCA

AGENCIAPrensaRural, April 2, 2023 https://prensarural.org/spip/spip.php?article28987#:~:text=Estado%20debe%20brindar%20opciones%20a%20comunidades%20cocaleras&text=L%C3%ADderes%20en%20las%20zonas%20con,la%20econom%C3%ADa%20de%20varias%20regiones from El Espectador https://www.elespectador.com/colombia-20/paz-y-memoria/crisis-cocalera-el-sos-de-las-comunidades-por-situacion-del-mercado-de-la-coca-en-colombia/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Experts and leaders in … Read More »

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THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL SUPPORTS GUSTAVO PETRO’S “TOTAL PEACE”

COLOMBIA+20, EL ESPECTADOR, October 12, 2022 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia-20/paz-y-memoria/acuerdo-de-paz-informe-mision-de-verificacion-ante-consejo-de-seguridad-de-la-onu-octubre-2022-gustavo-petro/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) That’s what was indicated by the … Read More »

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EL ESPECTADOR EXPLAINS WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH THE MINING DISCUSSION IN COLOMBIA

By Edwin Bohórquez, EL ESPECTADOR, March 22, 2023 https://www.elespectador.com/economia/el-espectador-le-explica-lo-que-esta-pasando-con-la-discusion-minera-en-colombia/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) (Some charts and graphs … Read More »

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HERE IS WHERE THE PUZZLE OF PETRO’S “TOTAL PEACE” STANDS AFTER THE END OF THE CEASEFIRE WITH THE AGC

EL ESPECTADOR, March 21, 2023 https://www.elespectador.com/politica/asi-queda-el-rompecabezas-de-la-paz-total-de-petro/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) In the same week that the administration … Read More »

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AN INITIATIVE TO KEEP LAND TUSSLES FROM ESCALATING TO VIOLENCE, OR GOING BEFORE A JUDGE

EL ESPECTADOR, March 9, 2023 https://www.elespectador.com/judicial/una-iniciativa-para-que-los-lios-de-tierras-no-escalen-a-la-violencia-o-a-un-juez/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) USAID and the Justice Ministry are launching … Read More »

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WARNING OF THE RISK OF EXTINCTION OF SOME INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN COLOMBIA

EL ESPECTADOR, February 25, 2023 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia/alerta-por-riesgo-de-extincion-de-algunos-pueblos-indigenas-en-colombia/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Colombia, … Read More »

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