Canada must choose between two slogans, we’re told. Canada must choose between the present or the future, we’re told. It’s either “We do not negotiate with terrorists” or “No man left behind.” It’s a life today or many lives tomorrow. 650 more words
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BOGOTA, COLOMBIA — It was 3 a.m. one night in November when Boris Forero decided to leave the remote jungle camp at El Naranjal, convinced that the pattering of tropical rain and cover of darkness would conceal his escape. 1,164 more words
Organized crime networks in Latin America have long made their money off of drugs.
But over the past decade, as gold prices have soared, cartels have increasingly turned to illegally mining the metal to earn cash. 210 more words
By Javier Castellanos*
The beginning of the public phase of talks between the Colombian government and the ELN offers up great challenges and opportunities for citizen participation in the peace process. 1,198 more words