El coronel tiene quien le escriba Autor: José Roberto Padilla Rivera Traducido al inglés por Ana Elena Acon Universidad para la Paz. San José, Costa Rica. 18 de mayo de 2021 Coronel, Destacamento militar de las fuerzas revolucionarias en el litoral Atlántico Dueño del mejor gallo del Departamento. En algún
Hoist your white flags of peace, but do it tactically! Reflections on nonviolent actions during the referendum of the Colombian Peace agreement of 2016 Author: Felipe García Arias Translated into Spanish by Silvana Gordillo González On October 2 of 2016 the national referendum to approve or reject the peace agreements
The killing of Antioquia state Governor Guillermo Gaviria Correa on May 5, 2003, among ten hostages massacred by FARC guerrillas in reaction to a military rescue attempt, deprived Colombia and the world of a nonviolent political leader whose legacy is no less significant than those of Gandhi and Martin Luther
In light of the excesses, corruption, "emptiness" and elitism of certain "exemplary" Latin American democracies in the 20th Century, Tara Ruttenberg reflects on the emergence of leftist, populist, participatory democracies in the region, celebrates their successes, and warns against the possibility of backsliding into authoritarianism.
Drawing on four years of field research in two of the most conflict-ridden areas, the Colombian Department of Arauca and the Venezuelan State of Apure and the Colombian Department of Nariño and the Ecuadorian Province of Esmeraldas, this paper identifies conflict dynamics in Colombian border areas and their contributions to
Biofuels have been presented as a solution to many social and economic problems, and have attracted equally strong criticism. In Colombia, palm oil production has been suggested as an alternative to coca, however, as Olivia Gilmore explains, the scheme may cause as many problems as it solves.
Marco Rossi discusses the recent invasion of Ecuador's national sovereignty in light of the tension between military activities justified by the war on terror and the established principles of international relations embodied by the UN and the OAS.
The internal pacification process in much-troubled Colombia has taken an important step forward. The recently concluded agreement between the Government of Colombia and the so-called United Self Defense Forces (AUC – often described as Colombia’s paramilitaries) for the gradual demobilization of the latter has come as a relief to many.