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Bridges between Worlds, or how to help landmine victims pick up their lives
Apr 8, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Bridges between Worlds, or how to help landmine victims pick up their lives

posted by Kerry Brinkert

Assisting landmine victims is a specific promise made by Colombia and 160 other States through the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, or Ottawa Convention.

From the editor

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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Mockus 2010: The revolution that failed, but won
Mar 28, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Mockus 2010: The revolution that failed, but won

posted by Andreas Dalsgaard

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 »

Diego Melo

The darker side of the US-Colombia war on drugs (Part 1/3)
Mar 24, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

The darker side of the US-Colombia war on drugs (Part 1/3)

posted by Diego Melo

Anti-drug trafficking and production policies are a hot topic these days. On March 13th, several Latin American countries spoke at the United Nations about the need for a new framework  Full Article »

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Foreign voting opens for Colombia’s congressional elections
Mar 3, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Foreign voting opens for Colombia’s congressional elections

posted by Nathalie Brichard

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 »

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Robbing the poor to give to the rich: the injustice of Colombia mining royalties
Mar 3, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Robbing the poor to give to the rich: the injustice of Colombia mining royalties

posted by Kai Whiting

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 »

Elections

Fraudulent registration in Colombia’s electoral process
Feb 23, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Fraudulent registration in Colombia’s electoral process

posted by Nathalie Brichard

“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 »

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Colombia’s oil will run out by 2020 with no solution in sight
Feb 21, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia’s oil will run out by 2020 with no solution in sight

posted by Kai Whiting

Unless major new oil fields are found, Colombia will run out of fuel within six years. The government fails to take action necessary to prevent the potential collapse in employment,  Full Article »

Corporate news

Colombia Reports Raises Funding From GITP Ventures’ Michael Puscar
Feb 19, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia Reports Raises Funding From GITP Ventures’ Michael Puscar

posted by Conrad Egusa

Colombia Reports has raised funding from GITP Ventures, a venture capital firm headquartered in Medellin, that will help our website realize a number of plans that are in the pipeline.

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

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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