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THE WAR AGAINST COCA AND PROTECTION OF THE CAMPESINOS

By Alejo Vargas Velásquez, El Colombiano, September 6, 2020 https://www.elcolombiano.com/opinion/columnistas/guerra-contra-la-coca-y-proteccion-campesina-EA13577322 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) We heard high …

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MILITARIZATION HAS NOT BROUGHT MORE SECURITY AND WELL-BEING TO THE TERRITORIES

By Colombia in Transition, EL ESPECTADOR, July 8, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia2020/justicia/verdad/que-papel-ha-tenido-la-fuerza-publica-en-el-cese-del-conflicto-armado/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) There has to …

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THREE STORIES, THREE LIVES CUT SHORT, AND THEY KEEP ON WITH THE KILLING

By Elisabeth Unger Bleier, EL ESPECTADOR, June 18, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/tres-historias-tres-vidas-truncadas-y-los-siguen-asesinando/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Michel Forst, then …

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LEADERS AREN’T BORN EVERY DAY

By Clara López Obregón, SEMANA, June 16, 2010 https://www.semana.com/opinion/articulo/lideres-no-nacen-todos-los-dias-columna-de-opinion-de-clara-lopez/680060# (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The murder of leaders …

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A UNITED STATES BRIGADE IN COLOMBIA, ANOTHER BLOW TO THE PROGRAM FOR VOLUNTARY SUBSTITUTIONOF COCA PLANTINGS It will begin its operations on June 1

By Sebastián Forero Rueda, EL ESPECTADOR, May 31, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia2020/pais/brigada-norteamericana-en-colombia-otro-golpe-la-sustitucion-voluntaria-de-coca-articulo-921822 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Three campesinos and …

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THE REALITY BEHIND THE COCA; CAMPESINO LIFE IN THE NARIÑO MOUNTAIN RANGE

By Sebastián Forero Rueda, EL ESPECTADOR, May 14, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia2020/territorio/la-realidad-detras-de-la-coca-la-vida-campesina-en-la-cordillera-de-narino-articulo-919430 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Here is the …

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“WE’VE BEEN FIGHTING AGAINST THE DRUGS FOR 45 YEARS AND WE’RE WORSE OFF THAN BEFORE”: JUAN MANUEL SANTOS

By Felipe Morales Sierra, EL ESPECTADOR, May 7, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/noticias/judicial/llevamos-45-anos-luchando-contra-las-drogas-y-estamos-peor-que-antes-juan-manuel-santos-articulo-918441 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The former President, …

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A TRIP INTO THE WORLD OF COCAINE: LOOKING THROUGH A KILO

By Marcela Osorio Granados, EL ESPECTADOR, April 18, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/noticias/nacional/viaje-al-mundo-de-la-cocaina-la-mirada-traves-de-un-kilo-articulo-915205 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The British-American journalist …

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WHY ARE THEY KILLING ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERS IN COLOMBIA? Colombia continues to be the country with the second highest number of killings in the world.

By Mariana Guerrero, El Tiempo, March 16, 2020 https://www.eltiempo.com/justicia/investigacion/la-critica-situacion-de-los-defensores-ambientalistas-en-colombia-473144 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) In December 2019, after …

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The Important Role of Social Protest Groups in Colombia

Recent news reports indicate that Colombian President Ivan Duque has a popular disapproval rating of 70%, according to an Invamer …

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