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Colombia, FARC publish accords agreed so far

Colombia’s government and leftist FARC rebels on Wednesday released copies of previously unpublished agreements reached at peace talks to end five decades of war, providing a glimpse of accords that could make up a final deal. 359 more words

State Fragility

"We just want peace" -- from the global to the local

On Sunday, September 21 and throughout the preceding week, churches, communities and individuals around the world celebrated the UN International Day of Peace. It is a general call for peace around the world, but also a specific call for communities caught in the midst of ongoing conflict, violence and war. 774 more words


Week 2: The Capital C

“This is Grade A 100% Pure Colombian cocaine ladies and gentlemen, disco s**t.”

When the price of a night´s worth of “disco s**t” is the same price as my South American accommodation, it´s easy to see why so many… 641 more words


Óscar Iván Zuluaga: El terrorismo destruye nuestros jóvenes

    El Director del Centro Democrático, Óscar Iván Zuluaga, reiteró este Viernes su preocupación ante el persistente reclutamiento de menores para engrosar las filas de grupos ilegales como las FARC. 285 more words

Old wounds and allegations of paramilitary ties against Uribe resurface

Former Colombian president Alvaro Uribe has come under fire recently as renewed attempts to broker a peace deal between the government and FARC militia have stalled and reopened old wounds. 466 more words

Latin America

Estoy citado en "Dinero": La caída en la acción de Ecopetrol de Colombia no se debe únicamente a los ataques guerrilleros

English Summary (Resumen en Inglés): I am quoted at length by Dinero  (Publicaciones Semana,  Bogotá) on the steep fall in value of the stocks of Colombia’s national oil company and largest corporation, … 1,565 more words

Heavy Oil