Tag Archives: War on Drugs

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 …

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , ,

“SUPPORTING FUMIGATION WITH GLYPHOSATE WOULD SEND A MESSAGE OF CRUELTY,” ORGANIZATIONS TELL BIDEN

EL ESPECTADOR, March 29, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia2020/pais/apoyar-fumigacion-con-glifosato-envia-un-mensaje-de-crueldad-organizaciones-a-biden/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) In a letter they sent to the …

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , ,

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 …

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , ,

THE MILITARIZATION MACHINE

By Nicolás Rodríguez, EL ESPECTADOR, March 26, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/la-maquina-de-la-militarizacion/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The Duque administration’s security …

Posted in News | Tagged , , , ,

THE UNITED STATES SEES A DIRECT RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PEACE AND THE ERADICATION OF COCA CROPS

The Embassy and the Members of Congress underscore that that is the most promising and most sustainable strategy in the …

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , ,

RED ZONES, A NEW HOME FOR SOLDIERS FROM THE UNITED STATES Military exercises between Colombian and U.S. troops in January 2020 were carried out at the base in Tolemaida

By Javiér Alexander Macías, El Colombiano, December 24, 2020, first published in June 2020 https://www.elcolombiano.com/colombia/paz-y-derechos-humanos/zonas-rojas-nueva-casa-de-militares-de-ee-uu-OA13134930 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN …

Posted in News | Tagged , , , ,

THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES PLACES NEW CONDITIONS ON AID TO COLOMBIA

By Sergio Gómez Maseri, EL TIEMPO, July 22, 2020 https://www.eltiempo.com/mundo/eeuu-y-canada/condiciones-de-ee-uu-para-ayudar-a-colombia-520682 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The United States …

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , ,

THE ONE WHO FINDS OUT ABOUT IT IS THE ONE WHO PAYS THE PRICE

By Yohir Akerman, EL ESPECTADOR, June 21, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/el-que-la-descubre-la-paga/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Today it’s clear that …

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , ,

“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, …

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , ,

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 …

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , ,