The re-election of President Santos and the resulting mandate for further peace negotiations is just another remarkable milestone in Colombia’s recent history. To lock in progress, it is now time Full Article »
Two family members of mine were assassinated in a tucked away town called San Carlos, Antioquia. Paramilitary groups that were linked with presidential candidate Oscar Ivan Zuluaga’s patron, Alvaro Uribe, Full Article »
For Colombia to strengthen its economic development through innovation, it should focus on innovation in education and human resource policies.
Displaced from their ancestral homeland in the southern Colombian Amazon jungle to the plains in the east, the indigenous community of Uitoto represent resilience as they collide with capitalism and Full Article »
Assisting landmine victims is a specific promise made by Colombia and 160 other States through the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, or Ottawa Convention.
Colombia is the country with the longest armed conflict in the world. For years attempts at peace negotiations have failed, until now. President Juan Manuel Santos claims the current process Full Article »
Between March 3 and March 9, 532,384 Colombians living abroad will be able to vote in the country’s congressional elections. Of the 75 countries that have Colombian consulates, 63 have consulates Full Article »
Colombia has developed various strategies to attract foreign direct investment. One of them is tax exemption. It makes economic conditions more favorable for mining and fuel companies. Royalties are a Full Article »
“In Colombia, elections are stolen,” said the Director of Colombia’s National Registrar’s Office, Carlos Ariel Sanchez Torres, in 2007. Colombia indeed suffers from several problems in its democracy that increase electoral Full Article »