Tag Archives: Colombian politics

THE PUTUMAYO OPERATION: THE ARMED FORCES WON’T SAY WHETHER CIVILIANS WERE KILLED

EL ESPECTADOR, April 7, 2022 https://www.elespectador.com/judicial/operacion-en-putumayo-fuerzas-militares-no-responden-si-hay-civiles-muertos/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) At the press conference, Minister Diego Molano …

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REGISTRY DIRECTOR VEGA OPENED A PANDORA’S BOX WHEN HE ASKED THAT THE VOTES BE RECOUNTED

By Juan Sebastián Lombo, EL ESPECTADOR, March 21, 2022 https://www.elespectador.com/politica/elecciones-colombia-2022/la-caja-de-pandora-que-abrio-el-pedido-de-reconteo-de-votos-del-registrador-vega/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Alexánder Vega’s petition …

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ELECTIONS IN COLOMBIA: THE VORTEX OF THE REGIONAL HURRICANE

By Diana Carolina Alfonso and Lautaro Rivara, 3/15/22 https://alainet.org/es/articulo/215116 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The Left is celebrating …

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ELECTIONS IN COLOMBIA: PERSPECTIVES FOR CHANGE AND THE ABSENCE OF GUARANTEES

By Lautaro Rivara, TeleSUR.net, January 24, 2022 https://www.telesurtv.net/opinion/Elecciones-en-Colombia-perspectivas-de-cambio-y-ausencia-de-garantias-20220124-0025.html (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) There’s little doubt that Petro …

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“LEGALIZING DRUGS IS THE ONLY WAY,” JUAN MANUEL SANTOS

By Yamid Amat, EL ESPECTADOR, January 9, 2022 https://www.eltiempo.com/mundo/latinoamerica/expresidente-juan-manuel-santos-dice-que-legalizar-la-droga-es-el-camino-643831 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Juan Manuel Santos is …

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IVÁN DUQUE’S FARCE

By Juan Carlos Botero, EL ESPECTADOR, January 6, 2022 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/columnistas/juan-carlos-botero/la-farsa-de-ivan-duque/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) There’s a big …

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TERROR IN ARAUCA: SOME PROPOSALS FROM THE CANDIDATES FOR PRESIDENT

SEMANA, January 4, 2020 https://www.semana.com/nacion/articulo/terror-en-arauca-las-propuestas-de-los-precandidatos-presidenciales-frente-a-la-grave-crisis/202240/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Aspirants to the Presidential Palace have made statements …

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DANIEL QUINTERO’S RECALL IS THE FIRST BIG ELECTORAL SHOWDOWN IN 2022

EL COLOMBIANO, January 2, 2022 https://www.elcolombiano.com/colombia/revocatoria-de-daniel-quintero-en-medellin-con-alvaro-uribe-y-gustavo-petro-elecciones-2022-DB16246656 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Somehow, Álvaro Uribe and Gustavo Petro are …

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I STILL HAVE A PENDING CONVERSATION WITH ÁLVARO URIBE

By Alejandro Arboleda Hoyos, EL COLOMBIANO, October 31, 2021 https://www.elcolombiano.com/colombia/politica/entrevista-ingrid-betancourt-sobre-colombia-alvaro-uribe-gustavo-petro-y-elecciones-2022-FL15964032 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Íngrid Betancourt said …

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OPINION: GENERAL AMNESTY IS AN AMBUSH AGAINST THE PEACE

EL ESPECTADOR, September 1, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/politica/opinion-la-amnistia-general-una-emboscada-contra-la-paz/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) “As the President of the JEP, Eduardo …

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