Tag Archives: Colombia

One of my Heroes: Colombian Journalist and Author Antonio Caballero Calderon

September 14, 2021 I read in the Colombian press with great sorrow that Antonio Caballero passed away on September 10 …

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HUMBERTO DE LA CALLE’S PROPOSAL

By Clara López Obregón, EL ESPECTADOR, August 29, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/columnistas/clara-lopez-obregon/propuesta-a-humberto-de-la-calle/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The response by …

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THIS IS WHAT IT’S LIKE TO LIVE WITH THIRST IN SOME REGIONS OF COLOMBIA

SEMANA, August 30, 2021 https://www.semana.com/nacion/articulo/asi-es-vivir-con-sed-en-algunas-regiones-de-colombia/202105/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) World Water Week was celebrated in August. It’s …

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CSN Newsletter Summer 2021

This edition of our CSN Newsletter features articles:
• A Cleveland Photographer in El Choco, photo essay by Steve Cagan
• Anglo Gold and Its Colombian QUEBRADONA Project, by Al Gedicks
• IACHR Report Sheds Light on Human Rights Abuses in Colombia, by John Dugas
• In Colombia, The Kids Are Not All Right: Looking Back at Three Months of Resistance, by Beatriz Vejarano

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IN TWO MONTHS, 30 LEADERS AND DEFENDERS HAVE BEEN THREATENED AND MURDERED IN TOLIMA

By Camilo Pardo Quintero, EL ESPECTADOR, August 26, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia-20/conflicto/en-dos-meses-30-lideres-y-defensores-han-sido-asesinados-y-amenazados-en-tolima/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) With pamphlets, WhatsApp …

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“THE MILITARIZATION IN NORTE DE SANTANDER HAS NOT TRANSLATED INTO AN IMPROVEMENT IN SECURITY”

By César Giraldo Zuluaga, EL ESPECTADOR, August 25, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia/mas-regiones/la-militarizacion-en-norte-de-santander-no-se-ha-traducido-en-una-mejora-de-la-seguridad/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Streams of irregular …

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IS THE CITY OF QUIBDÓ ABANDONED ALONE TO ITS FATE?

By Haidy Sánchez Mattsson, SEMANA, August 19, 2021 https://www.semana.com/opinion/articulo/la-ciudad-de-quibdo-abandonada-a-su-propia-suerte/202125/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) It all became clear …

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FALSE STEPS AND MISSED OPPORTUNITIES

By Arlene B. Tickner, EL ESPECTADOR, August 11, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/columnistas/arlene-b-tickner/colombia-y-duque-ante-el-mundo-pasos-en-falso-y-oportunidades-perdidas/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Beyond the immediate …

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NOTHING IS SADDER OR MORE SHAMEFUL THAN WHEN SOME VICTIMS ARE COOPTED AS TORMENTORS FOR REASONS THAT CAN’T BE MENTIONED

Message from the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó, August 11, 2021 http://cdpsanjose.blogspot.com/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer …

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ITUANGO, THE MUNIPICALITY THEY TRIED TO EMPTY OUT

Observatory for Restitution and Regulation of Agrarian Property Rights By Lina María Ortega Van Arcken, EL ESPECTADOR, August 7, 2021 …

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