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Back to the Future: Peru’s Shining Path and its Impact on Investment

“A journalist walks past a painting of Peru’s Shining Path guerrilla leader Abimael Guzman, who was captured in 1992, at a police museum in Lima, November 6, 2009” (Reuters/Mariana Bazo) 912 more words

Globalization

FARC Terror Is Likely In America

When we think of terrorism in today’s news, we may immediately turn our attention to terror groups as Al Qaeda or ISIS. That is because our media attention seems focused on terror campaigns combined with diplomacy and military operations. 523 more words

Politics

Paramilitære vil freden til livs

Selvom den colombianske regering benægter, at de tiltagende eksempler på mord og trusler er systematisk og konsekvent benægter eksistensen af paramilitære grupper, så er 80 indbyggere, oprindelige folk i byen Bojaya ifølge hjemmesiden Pacifista netop blevet fordrevet af den paramilitære gruppering AGC, det skriver nyhedssitet Colombia Reports ( 353 more words

The Reintegration of Former Combatants in Colombia

After four years of peace negotiations, the 52-year-long civil war between the Colombian government and the left wing guerrilla FARC-EP recently came to an end. What will happen now to the thousands of combatants who are laying down their arms and what are the challenges to their reintegration? 1,912 more words

EU against child-soldier practise

Ahead of the International Day against the use of child soldiers – 12 February -the EU top diplomat Federica Mogherini and the UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui, pledge to intensify their efforts to end the recruitment and use of children in armed conflict. 248 more words

EU

EU against child-soldier practise

Ahead of the International Day against the use of child soldiers – 12 February -the EU top diplomat Federica Mogherini and the UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui, pledge to intensify their efforts to end the recruitment and use of children in armed conflict. 249 more words

NEWS

Just the Beginning?

In the aftermath of a failed economic boom and far-reaching corruption scandals affecting state oil giant Petrobras among other enterprises , a cash-strapped Brazil unable to pay its police officers and guards in some states is losing grip of its streets and penitentiaries. 1,959 more words

Brazil