Facebook posts about social events and travel by a would-be refugee undermined claims he was hiding in fear and now his desire to be “more famous” through social media “likes” has destroyed his bid to settle in Canada. 720 more words
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By Luz Mosquera
On November 30, Colombia signed a new and modified version of the peace deal with rebel group FARC. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos continued his plan to sign the peace deal that would end a war with FARC that has lasted 52 years, resulted in many deaths, and created vast numbers of refugees. 313 more words
Image credit: “The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth” (1914) By Jennie A. Brownscombe. Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal. Public Domain.
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By Christian Wlaschütz*
The same thing that caused the Colombian government to fail to win the plebiscite on its peace agreement with the FARC in October – a deficient understanding of participation – could complicate implementation of the version of the agreement approved by the Congress last week. 694 more words