Tag: Alvaro Uribe

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Targeting of activists continues in Colombia

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Two murders over the Easter weekend highlight the danger human rights defenders are in despite the ongoing peace process By Zoe PC / The Dawn News / April 4 Peasants, Afro-Colombians, indigenous people, women, social leaders, human rights defenders, trade unionists and essentially anyone in Colombia fighting for peace, social […]

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Colombia: War and Peace in our Time

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By: Matilde Trujillo Uribe / Source: Clarin de Colombia / The Dawn News / June, 2017 Introduction 2017 arrived amidst the dark shadows of peace and war. It brought along the heavy weight of the past. Nothing new under the sun, nothing changed, and it seems as though nothing different […]

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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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Sabotaging Peace
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Sabotaging Peace

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Colombia’s peace deal is being threatened by a surge of right-wing violence.   By: Tobías Franz / Source: Jacobin Mag / The Dawn News / March 9, 2017 The implementation of the peace deal between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has been everything but […]

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Colombia Ex-Minister Accepts Charges in Odebrecht Fraud Scandal

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Source: TeleSUR / The Dawn News / January 17, 2017 The former member of Alvaro Uribe’s government is accused of accepting US$6.5 million in bribes from the Brazilian construction company. A former Colombian minister became the first person to accept charges linked to the multi-million dollar corruption scandalin involving Brazil’s largest construction company, […]

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