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Colombia. A step closer to peace
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Colombia. A step closer to peace

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By Katalina Vásquez Guzmán / Source Pagina12 in Colombia / The Dawn / December 16, 2015. With a historic handshake between the chief negotiators of the delegations of the Colombian government and the FARC, Humberto de la Calle and alias Ivan Marquez, the agreement on the most difficult issue in […]

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US Ambassador, Kevin Whitaker and President Juan Manuel Santos / COLPRENSA
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Colombia and the US will Cooperate for the Peace Agreement

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Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn / November 22, 2015.- With the aim of bringing ‘greater State presence’ to the territories affected by the armed conflict, Colombia and the US signed a cooperation agreement for US $ 700 million to fund ‘peace initiatives’.   President Juan Manuel Santos considered the […]

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Colombian political regime, a shame
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Colombian political regime, a shame

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By Colombia Communist Party / Source: Rebelion.org / The Dawn / November 13, 2015 Since Monday November 9, 2015, thousands of political prisoners held in thirteen different jails began a collective action of civil resistance and hunger strikes of indefinite duration against the policy of President Juan Manuel Santos. On […]

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COLOMBIA. 3000 indigenous people will occupy Bogotá next week
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COLOMBIA. 3000 indigenous people will occupy Bogotá next week

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Source: colombiainforma.info / The Dawn / November 17, 2015.- In 2008, an infiltrated soldier was found out inside a massive march of 120 km (72 miles) in which indigenous peoples claimed for their lands. The indigenous community, exercising their right to self-determination, collectively decided to apply the punishment of 20 […]

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Colombia: What is behind the murder of peasant leaders?
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Colombia: What is behind the murder of peasant leaders?

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Source: telesurtv.net / The Dawn / November 14, 2015   They persecute, kidnap and kill members of social movements who are denouncing exploitation, plundering of natural resources and pollution caused by transnational companies. Fabian Leverde, from teleSUR, gives us his impressions.   Social leader Daniel Abril, renowned advocate for human […]

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