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Colombia
Here's how to achieve both justice and reconciliation.
The obstacles to political integration.
The state needs to play a bigger role in the post-conflict countryside.
Life on Colombia's western warfront.
An agreement won't end endemic problems of poverty and narco-crime—but it will certainly help.
What can Colombia learn from other countries that have ended conflict and achieved peace?

This week's likely top stories: Ecuador's National Assembly dismisses referendum on controversial constitutional amendments; Argentina suspends Proctor & Gamble for fiscal fraud; Brazil grants contracts for 31 new solar parks; U.S. gears up for midterm elections and immigration reform; Colombian court sentences AUC paramilitary leader to 8 years.

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.

This week’s likely top stories: Canadian businessman Cy Tokmakjian is sentenced to 15 years in Cuba; Mexico searches for 58 missing students; Venezuela’s bolivar hits a new low; Peru arrests two suspects in the murder of Indigenous activists; Colombian peace negotiator Humberto de la Calle says his e-mail was hacked.

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