Tag Archives: Government failures

1971 – Fifty years ago, President Nixon declared the War on Drugs that’s still got us counting the bodies.

By Ricardo Silva Romero, EL TIEMPO, June 17, 2021 https://www.eltiempo.com/opinion/columnistas/ricardo-silva-romero/1971-columna-de-ricardo-silva-romero-596856 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) All wars will …

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A PYRRHIC VICTORY

By Leopoldo Villar Borda, EL ESPECTADOR, June 4, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/columnistas/leopoldo-villar-borda/victoria-pirrica/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The parliamentary votes …

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THEY’RE LEAVING THE SINKING SHIP AND DUQUE DOESN’T GET IT

By Cecilia Orozco Tascón, EL ESPECTADOR, May 25, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/columnistas/cecilia-orozco-tascon/saltan-del-barco-que-se-hunde-y-duque-no-se-entera-column/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) In spite of …

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COLOMBIA IN FLAMES: THE END OF NEOLIBERALISM IS GOING TO BE VIOLENT

By Boaventura de Sousa Santos, ESPEJOS EXTRAÑOS, May 8, 2021 https://blogs.publico.es/espejos-extranos/2021/05/08/colombia-en-llamas-el-fin-del-neoliberalismo-sera-violento/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Colombia is …

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A VACUUM IN DEMOCRACY LEADS TO A VACUUM IN GOVERNANCE

By Clara López Obregón, EL ESPECTADOR, April 25, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/el-vacio-de-democracia-crea-un-vacio-de-estado/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Since the signing …

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“THE GOVERNMENT ISN’T INTERESTED IN WHAT’S GOING ON IN ARGELIA”

By Pablo Montoya, EL ESPECTADOR, April 26, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/noticias/nacional/al-gobierno-no-le-interesa-lo-que-pasa-en-argelia/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) During the April 18 …

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OUR LIVES, AT RISK

Editorial, EL TIEMPO, April 8, 2021 https://www.eltiempo.com/opinion/editorial/editorial-sobre-la-destruccion-de-la-amazonia-579654 (Translated by Eunice Gibson CSN Volunteer Translator) There are some matters that can’t …

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IT WAS BETTER WHEN WE WERE FIGHTING THE FARC

By Lisandro Duque Naranjo, EL ESPECTADOR, April 4, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/era-mejor-contra-las-farc/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Looking at the …

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THE VIOLENCE IN CAUCA: THE SAME OLD OFFICIAL REACTION SO THAT EVERYTHING WILL CONTINUE TO GET WORSE

By Alfonso Luna Geller*, EL ESPECTADOR, March 29, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/noticias/politica/la-violencia-en-el-cauca-la-misma-reaccion-oficial-para-que-todo-continue-peor/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The war has …

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INEFFECTIVE SOLUTIONS FOR PREDICTABLE TRAGEDIES

EL ESPECTADOR, March 29, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/editorial/soluciones-ineficientes-para-tragedias-conocidas/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) What is the strategy to respond to …

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