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Colombia Reports needs friends too
Nov 11, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia Reports needs friends too

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Moving forward, Colombia Reports is going to depend more on voluntary contributions from readers like you. Here’s why.

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I’m a friend of Colombia’s enemies of peace
Oct 28, 2014 Ξ Comments

I’m a friend of Colombia’s enemies of peace

posted by Adriaan Alsema

I’m a big fan of peace. Consequently, I’m a big fan of the fact that the Colombian government and rebel group FARC have decided to resolve their issues through negotiations  Full Article »

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FARC can save peace deal by calling ceasefire and inviting society to talks
May 27, 2014 Ξ Comments

FARC can save peace deal by calling ceasefire and inviting society to talks

posted by Adriaan Alsema

If the FARC wants peace, the guerrilla group will have to re-legitimize the negotiations by indefinitely ceasing all hostilities and including civil society to peace negotiations. If they don’t, the  Full Article »

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My post-election depression came a bit early this year
May 17, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

My post-election depression came a bit early this year

posted by Adriaan Alsema

A post-election depression is something minority voters get after elections confirm that for the coming four years they will have to resign themselves to having a leader they never wanted.  Full Article »

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Help us publish Colombia Reports’ book: Invest in Colombia
Apr 1, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Help us publish Colombia Reports’ book: Invest in Colombia

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombia Reports is planning on publishing a book on investing in Colombia. We want to ask you to help us make this happen. Here is why.

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Colombia Reports’ new stuff: video, data and regional informant network
Feb 15, 2014 Ξ Comments

Colombia Reports’ new stuff: video, data and regional informant network

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombia Reports has been busy trying to improve how we get our hands on accurate information and how we pass this on to our audience. Here’s a little update on  Full Article »

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Welcome to my neighborhood, downtown Medellin, a.k.a. ‘El Centro’
Jun 9, 2013 Ξ Comments

Welcome to my neighborhood, downtown Medellin, a.k.a. ‘El Centro’

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Downtown Medellin, my home, is one of the most colorful places I have known in my life. It’s not the prettiest or safest place on earth, but it’s very interesting,  Full Article »

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Colombia’s need for compromise to end conflicts
Apr 1, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia’s need for compromise to end conflicts

posted by Adriaan Alsema

As Colombia seems to be moving away from using arms to resolve conflict, it is important to strengthen how we debate since that will be our tool to “defeat” our  Full Article »

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Colombia Reports’ readers meeting
Mar 19, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia Reports’ readers meeting

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombia Reports will hold its first ever readers meeting Wednesday. The purpose of this meeting is to come to reader-endorsed changes in this website’s editorial policy.

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Colombia Reports: 5 years of improvization
Feb 9, 2013 Ξ Comments

Colombia Reports: 5 years of improvization

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Five years ago today I bought a domain called “colombiareports.co” and did my first-ever publication. Today, that blog is the biggest English-language news website in Latin America and I am  Full Article »

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