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Colombia

Former Colombian President Álvaro Uribe responded yesterday to the Colombian Supreme Court’s April 30 sentencing of two high-ranking members of his administration who organized a spy ring targeting Uribe’s political opponents and critics.

Over 330,000 teachers will continue to strike in Colombia after a marathon round of talks between the government and the Federación Colombiana de Educadores failed to produce an agreement.

Sí, el proceso de paz es irreversible. Lo que es indeterminable es la firma de la paz.

In a video statement released yesterday, the ELN reaffirmed its willingness to join formal peace talks with the Colombian government and announced that it would consider a ceasefire.

In a statement published on one of its official websites Wednesday, the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia—FARC) declared an indefinite, unilateral cease fire and end to hostilities in Colombia, on the condition that the rebels are not attacked by government forces.

An agreement won't end endemic problems of poverty and narco-crime—but it will certainly help.

If Colombia’s EITI candidacy is successful, it would become only the second country in South America—and the fourth in Latin America—to join the initiative.

Entre el 14 y el 15 de agosto, en Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, el Consejo de Defensa Suramericano (CDS) llevó a cabo su reunión anual.

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos began his second term yesterday after winning reelection in the second round in June, defeating Óscar Iván Zuluaga who was backed by former President Álvaro Uribe.

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