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Canadian 'Shades Of Blue' Star Sarah Jeffery Is peta2's 'Angel For Animals'

Vancouver native Sarah Jeffery is taking Hollywood by storm, and now she’s using that platform to send a message as peta2’s “Angel for Animals”.

The “Shades of Blue” and “Descendants” star has… 198 more words


Colombia declares FARC war over as last container of weapons is removed

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos was present on Aug. 15, as the last weapons of the FARC rebel group were sealed in containers and taken away by the United Nations. 176 more words


Three Social Leaders Murdered in Colombia in Only 72 Hours

teleSUR | August 12, 2017

The Colombian activist and social leader Fernando Asprilla was murdered on Friday in the Cauca department, and was the third death of a social leader recorded in a 72 hour period.

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Civil Liberties

Blog #2: Colombia in the News

This summer, I have been following news about Colombia and related to my research project. I signed up to receive daily alerts from Google News that compile news stories related to Colombia. 1,078 more words


Colombian Peace Process: Difficulties Ahead  

By Ana Isabel Rodríguez Iglesias*

Implementation of the Final Peace Agreement in Colombia is showing important progress – particularly regarding the demobilization and disarmament of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) – but the government has been slow delivering services and facilities in the demobilization zones, ensuring fair application of the amnesty law, and providing credible security guarantees.  566 more words

I Spent a Week in the Colombian Jungle Harvesting Cocaine

04 August 2017 |By Felipe Chica Jiménez | Translated by Jenna Cgy  | Narratively

“I meet Aura, a formidable and untrusting Afro-Colombian woman, at the side of the main road in a sweltering 86-degree heat. 978 more words


Why the end of the guerrilla war in Colombia is bad news for the jungle?

“They call it post-conflict, but we Colombians actually refer to it as post-agreement between us” said Cristina Gómez Garcia-Reyes from the Colombian National Natural  Parks… 431 more words