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Open letter to President Santos from the son of a Palace of Justice siege victim
Aug 13, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Open letter to President Santos from the son of a Palace of Justice siege victim

posted by Juan Francisco Lanao

To the authorities of the Republic of Colombia, My name is Juan Francisco Lanao. When I was 18 months old, the presence and love of my mother was taken away  Full Article »

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Colombia and its challenges in the field of ‘bilingualism’
Jul 29, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia and its challenges in the field of ‘bilingualism’

posted by Juan Sebastian Yepes

After last week’s launch of the National English Program one can conclude that Colombia is finally raising consciousness and awareness about the importance and relevance of language proficiency in our  Full Article »

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FARC-EP are and always have been a political organization
Jul 22, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

FARC-EP are and always have been a political organization

posted by Tanja Nijmeijer

Contrary to claims, the FARC-EP is a political organization. Especially for our opponents, this is important to recognize because not recognizing it would be denying  the purpose that has kept  Full Article »

Corporate news

Colombia Reports takes on additional editor
Jul 5, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia Reports takes on additional editor

posted by Conrad Egusa

Colombia Reports has taken on a second editor, Andrew Wight, to further strengthen this publication’s aim to independently report on Colombia.

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Jun 18, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

To take Colombia to the next level, it’s time to dare for bigger impact

posted by Maximilian Martin

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 »

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Why I couldn’t possibly vote for Zuluaga
Jun 13, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Why I couldn’t possibly vote for Zuluaga

posted by Nicolas Bedoya

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 »

Corporate news

Colombia Reports takes on new editor
May 28, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia Reports takes on new editor

posted by Conrad Egusa

Colombia Reports has taken on an editor, Steven Cohen, to help our publication further its aim of independently reporting on what is happening in Colombia.

From the editor

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

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 »

From the editor

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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Developing Colombia’s economy with the 22nd century strategy
May 15, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Developing Colombia’s economy with the 22nd century strategy

posted by AbdulRahman Badwan

For Colombia to strengthen its economic development through innovation, it should focus on innovation in education and human resource policies.