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ALBA Movements: “The US has managed to win over governments, but it hasn’t defeated us”

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  By: Fernando Vicente Prieto / Source: Notas / May 19, 2017 Between May 15 and 17, the Political Coordination of the Movements for the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA Movements) met in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Representatives of Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Guatemala, Peru […]

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Colombia: Interview with guerrilla commander Aureliano Carbonell, representative of the ELN in the Quito Roundtable: “it’s against all logic of peace that in several places paramilitarism is rising”
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Colombia: Interview with guerrilla commander Aureliano Carbonell, representative of the ELN in the Quito Roundtable: “it’s against all logic of peace that in several places paramilitarism is rising”

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By: Enric Llopis / Resumen Latinoamericano / May 16, 2015   A week before the beginning of the second stage of the roundtable of Negotiation between the guerrilla of the National Liberation Army (ELN) and the Colombian government, an editorial of the webpage “ELN Paz” (ELN Peace) highlighted the obstacles […]

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A resident from Choco demonstrates during the civil strike. | Photo: EFE
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Colombia’s Choco Expands Civil Strike Protesting Govt Inaction

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Residents of Choco, the poorest region in Colombia, have slammed authorities for turning their backs on some of the country’s most vulnerable people. Source: TeleSUR / The Dawn News / May 15, 2017 Residents of Colombia’s Choco department, one of the areas of the country hardest hit by over half […]

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Media Corporations Hide Wave of political Murders in Colombia

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Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / Comuna / May 1, 2017 Colombia is suffering a wave of murders of human rights defenders, indigenous people and social leaders, in a violent escalade that is being concealed by the media corporations that control the information agenda in Latin America. Only last week, six indigenous […]

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Who Fights Colombia’s Wars?

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By: Kieran Duffy / Source: Jacobin Magazine / The Dawn News / April 25, 2017 The staunch opposition to Colombia’s peace process has confused many observers abroad. Many don’t understand why so many people are so reluctant to any form of settlement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) […]

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Colombia: The FARC’s New Party

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By: Gabriel Ángel / Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / April 21, 2017 The Discussion Tesis for the Foundational Congress of the party that the FARC will become from August was divulged by several media. We have stopped being a clandestine force, we will not have secrets for […]

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Colombia: The Media and the Peace

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Source: Trochando sin Fronteras / The Dawn News / April 12, 2017 The media coverage of the peace agreement between the FARC-EP and the government evidences that journalism is not politically nor pedagogically ready to take on the task of informing on this event to the country. For Mario Morales, […]

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