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Colombia: Kampen fortsætter

Af Nina Lendal, frivillig for International Action for Peace

På papiret er der fred i Colombia, men for de sociale bevægelser fortsætter kampen for social retfærdighed. 1,698 more words

Update: Columbia's FARC

Colombia’s peace process may have been out of the news for a few months, but the peace process is slowly moving along. Unfortunately, however, protests against FARC’s inclusion as a viable political party have only continued. 32 more words

'Parcero' or 'Presidente':

Colombia braces for elections

It was a usual day in Bogotá- the sky cloudless as if it will not rain in 10 years. Don’t be fooled though, clouds here gather within seconds like soldier ants gathering on spilled sugar; only they, rather than feast on the glittering sweetness, will soak you in what will feel like minus-celsius-cold ice mixed with compressed nitrogen. 763 more words

Latin America

FARC rechaza uno de los puntos firmados en el acuerdo de paz

Congreso de Colombia aprueba tribunal especial de paz pese a críticas de la facción narcoterrorista, parte devenida a “partido político”

BOGOTÁ – La Cámara de Representantes de Colombia aprobó la conformación de un tribunal especial para juzgar y sancionar a los antiguos comandantes de las FARC acusados de cometer delitos de lesa humanidad en medio del conflicto armado, quienes con algunas excepciones podrán participar en política pese a los castigos que reciban. 523 more words

Latin America

FARC dissidents face full force of Colombia military: president

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Former Marxist FARC rebels who have chosen to join drug trafficking gangs instead of demobilizing will face the full power of Colombia’s military, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Thursday, amid worries gangs will stymie security gains.

In the crosshairs of the post-conflict: Colombia's Ituango

On Monday, a wealthy man named Jaime Angulo was arrested for a crime, committed nearly twenty years ago to the day, that forever altered a town called Ituango in northern Colombia. 1,985 more words


Si Timochenko es presidente Colombia se plegará más a la élite castrista, Juan González Febles

Desde la década del 80 del pasado siglo XX, las FARC incursionaron en el narcotráfico, adoptaron herramientas terroristas como la implantación de minas antipersonales, asesinato de civiles, miembros del gobierno, policías y militares. 668 more words