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Thousands march across Colombia to reject ‘impunity’ for FARC
Dec 14, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Thousands march across Colombia to reject ‘impunity’ for FARC

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Thousands took to the streets across Colombia on Saturday to reject possible impunity for crimes committed by the FARC, the country’s largest rebel group that is negotiating a peace deal with  Full Article »

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Dec 10, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia’s peace talks resume with fierce snide to Uribe

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Peace talks between Colombia’s government and FARC rebels resumed on Wednesday with a fierce snide to former President Alvaro Uribe who, according to the chief government negotiator, has “his head  Full Article »

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Uribe releases ‘FARC demands’ to ‘resume Colombia peace talks’
Dec 8, 2014 Ξ Comments

Uribe releases ‘FARC demands’ to ‘resume Colombia peace talks’

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Former President Alvaro Uribe on Sunday published a number of alleged FARC demands to “de-escalate the conflict” that include FARC control over certain areas and an end of aerial bombardments of  Full Article »

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The history of Uribe’s Democratic Center
Dec 8, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

The history of Uribe’s Democratic Center

posted by David Wing

The Democratic Center is a conservative Colombian political party formed by former President Alvaro Uribe to secure the continuity of his political legacy. The party is in opposition to the  Full Article »

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Peace talks resume; Uribe calls for rebellion against Santos government
Dec 4, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Peace talks resume; Uribe calls for rebellion against Santos government

posted by Piotr Wojciak

Former president Alvaro Uribe on Thursday called out for a rebellion against the government of his successor Juan Manuel Santos over the recent capture and release of a general by FARC  Full Article »

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Uribe wants government monopoly of medical marijuana if legalized
Nov 17, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Uribe wants government monopoly of medical marijuana if legalized

posted by David Wing

Colombia’s former President Alvaro Uribe, leader of the conservative opposition in the Senate, wants the state to have the monopoly on the cultivation and sales of medical marijuana if approved  Full Article »

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Governor who killed north Colombia mayor sues victim’s family
Nov 17, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Governor who killed north Colombia mayor sues victim’s family

posted by Piotr Wojciak

An ex governor from northern Colombia who was convicted for the assassination of a local mayor wants to sue his victim’s family for perjury.

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Colombia govt peace talks negotiator begins ‘face-to-face’ meetings with political parties
Nov 11, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia govt peace talks negotiator begins ‘face-to-face’ meetings with political parties

posted by David Wing

Colombia’s chief government negotiator in peace talks with rebel group FARC began meeting with political parties on Tuesday in order to increase congressional understanding and support of the negotiations.

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Uribe appeals sentence of former AUC chief, claiming slander
Nov 3, 2014 Ξ Comments

Uribe appeals sentence of former AUC chief, claiming slander

posted by Piotr Wojciak

The ex-President Alvaro Uribe is seeking to repeal the eight-year sentence of the former leader of paramilitary organization AUC, insisting that Salvatore Mancuso lied about the involvement of the military, business,  Full Article »

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How Daniel Coronell became one of Alvaro Uribe’s biggest headaches
Oct 27, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

How Daniel Coronell became one of Alvaro Uribe’s biggest headaches

posted by Joel Gillin

Daniel Coronell is the journalist behind the recent string of revelations which has exposed former President Alvaro Uribe’s now-evidently hypocritical opposition to the Colombian government’s peace talks with the FARC rebels.

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