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Feb. 25, 2015

As the Colombian government and the FARC-EP resumed their next round of talks in Havana today, they received a strong boost of support with the designation of Bernie Aronson as U.S. 1,213 more words


MARY ANASTASIA O’GRADY: Colombian Terrorists Want Amnesty for War Crimes

Wall Street Journal: The FARC smears the country’s military to set up a false narrative of moral equivalence.

Bogotá, Colombia – In an interview with the Colombian daily El Tiempo earlier this month, José Leonidas Bustos, the new president of the Supreme Court, said the judicial system ought not be “a straitjacket that impedes the building of the peace and, with it, a more equal, inclusive society.” If he sounded like a jurist who doesn’t believe in the rule of law, there is good reason. 13 more words


MN Missionary Arrested In Colombia For Alleged Rebel Ties

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A court on Thursday rejected a request from prosecutors for the jailing of a U.S. missionary to face charges of collaborating with Colombia’s main leftist rebel group, ruling the evidence was not strong enough to warrant detention. 373 more words


Colombia’s Path to Global Integration Depends on Effective Security and Trade Policies

Francisco A. Laguna & Jaime Ignacio Torres

 As many other countries, Colombia was severely affected by the 1998 Asian Financial Crisis. A 4.2% contraction of the economy in 1999 halted the economic development achieved during the past two decades. 519 more words

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‘Jestem muzykiem, jadę na południe.. jeszcze nie wiem dokładnie dokąd. Na pewno chciałbym trochę czasu zostać w Copacabanie, w Boliwii, nad jeziorem Titicaca. Zarabiam na życie grając na instrumentach, w klubach, restauracjach, na ulicy, a nawet w autobusach.’ 1,140 more words


OBJ slams GEJ again, says he is afraid Buhari might jail him when he leaves office

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday came hard again on President Jonathan and his style of governance, claiming that President Jonathan is afraid that if Gen Buhari wins the election, he might jail him when he leaves office. 1,857 more words


FARC plan to transform into political movement after conflict

The latest round of the FARC-Colombian government peace talks kicked off in Havana on February 2, with the guerrilla delegation tabling a number of proposals. The Government delegation retorted by saying the rebels need to back up talk with action. 81 more words