Tag Archives: Colombian politics

INTERVIEW: PRESIDENT GUSTAVO PETRO TALKS AT LENGTH WITH VICKY DÁVILA: FREEDOM FOR THE FRONT LINE , HIS HEALTH, HIS WIFE’S POSSIBLE CANDIDACY; PEDRO CASTILLO, AND THOSE WHO WOULD LIKE TO BRING HIM DOWN

SEMANA, December 17, 2022 https://www.semana.com/nacion/articulo/el-presidente-gustavo-petro-habla-a-profundidad-con-vicky-davila-la-primera-linea-libre-su-salud-la-posible-candidatura-de-su-esposa-pedro-castillo-y-quienes-lo-quisieran-tumbar/202252/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The President, in a lengthy interview with Vicky …

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TOTAL PEACE, JUSTICE, AND THE RIGHTS OF THE VICTIMS

By Rodrigo Uprimny*, EL ESPECTADOR, November 6, 2022 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/columnistas/rodrigo-uprimny/paz-total-justicia-y-derechos-de-las-victimas/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The administration’s “total peace” …

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“WE’RE GOING TO BUILD A COLOMBIA THAT’S MORE EQUAL”: THE FIVE KEYS TO GUSTAVO PETRO’S INAUGURAL ADDRESS

EL COLOMBIANO, August 8, 2022 https://www.elcolombiano.com/colombia/vamos-a-hacer-una-colombia-mas-igualitaria-las-5-claves-del-discurso-de-gustavo-petro-HJ18339259 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Gustavo Petro gave an hour-long inaugural address …

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IVÁN CEPEDA: “TOTAL PEACE REQUIRES A CHANGE OF MENTALITY”

By Camila Osorio, EL PAIS, July 24, 2022 https://elpais.com/america-colombia/2022-07-24/ivan-cepeda-la-paz-total-requiere-un-cambio-de-mentalidad.html (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The leftist Senator is …

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A CHANNEL FOR DIRECT DIALOGUE: THE FIRST PETRO-URIBE AGREEMENT

By Alejandro Arboleda Hoyos, EL COLOMBIANO, June 30, 2022 https://www.elcolombiano.com/colombia/politica/alvaro-uribe-y-gustavo-petro-acuerdan-linea-directa-de-comunicacion-en-el-proximo-gobierno-CN17928857 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The President-elect and …

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COLOMBIA: FROM AUDACITY TO POWER

By Lautaro Rivara, www.alai.info/colombia-de-la-berraquera-al-poder June 23, 2022 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) After an uncompleted Peace Agreement, and …

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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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