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LEADERS IN SOUTHERN CÓRDOBA ARE SURROUNDED BY MINING COMPANIES, PARAMILITARIES, AND DISSIDENTS

By Sebastián Forero Rueda, EL ESPECTADOR, September 26, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia-20/conflicto/lideres-del-sur-de-cordoba-cercados-por-mineras-paramilitares-y-disidencias/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) They are preparing …

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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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CARIBBEAN REGION: A HUMANITARIAN CRISIS AND A NATIONAL STRIKE

By The National Forum for Colombia*, EL ESPECTADOR, August 2, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia-20/analistas/region-caribe-crisis-humanitaria-y-el-paro-nacional/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Beyond …

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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 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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BETWEEN 2016 AND 2020, 75 LEADERS OF COCA SUBSTITUTION HAVE BEEN MURDERED

By Sebastián Forero Rueda, EL ESPECTADOR, March 26, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia2020/pais/entre-2016-y-2020-75-lideres-de-sustitucion-de-coca-fueron-asesinados/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The We Are …

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THE LIGHTS AND THE SHADOWS OF THE PEACE AGREEMENT IN COLOMBIA

By Odalys Troya Flores*, LA HABANA (PRENSA LATINA) March 5, 2021 https://www.prensa-latina.cu/index.php?o=rn&id=433851 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Senator …

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THE DUQUE GOVERNMENT HAS NOT BEEN ABLE TO PROTECT THE COMMUNITIES: JOSÉ MIGUEL VIVANCO

INFOBAE, February 19, 2021 https://www.infobae.com/america/colombia/2021/02/19/el-gobierno-de-ivan-duque-no-ha-podido-proteger-a-las-comunidades-jose-miguel-vivanco/?outputType=amp-type (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The Director of the Americas division of Human …

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WE ARE GOING TO TALK WITH THE GOVERNMENT IN ORDER TO INCREASE SUPPORT FOR THE PEACE United States Ambassador Philip Goldberg urges more attention to massacres and the killing of leaders

By Sandra Ramírez and Eduard Soto, EL TIEMPO, January 24, 2021 https://www.eltiempo.com/mundo/eeuu-y-canada/estados-unidos-entrevista-con-el-embajador-goldberg-sobre-relaciones-con-joe-biden-562292 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) With …

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LETTER TO PRESIDENT DUQUE CONCERNING THE MURDER OF ELIAS GALINDO AND THE ATTEMPTED MURDER OF PIEDAD CORDOBA RUIZ

October 2, 2020 Dear President Duque:         I write on behalf of the Colombia Support Network (CSN), a nonprofit human rights …

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