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FARC Negotiations in Colombia Halted by Kidnapping

By Allan J. Roberts In Colombia, tensions remain high between former President Álvaro Uribe and current President Juan Manuel Santos. After Santos’s release of negotiation details with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), Uribe responded with a scathing critique. … Continue reading

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Progress in Colombia with FARC Negotiations

By Allan Roberts More international attention is focused on Colombia’s violence and corruption as opposed to its excellent coffee and numerous emeralds. Since 1964, the rebel group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), has been responsible for many of … Continue reading

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Documentary Honors Garcia Marquez

By Allison J. Dickinson What do you do to celebrate a big anniversary? If you’re Mexican producer Gabriel Santander, you make a movie. On Monday, October 29, Mexicans and Colombians alike tuned in to a special television documentary about one … Continue reading

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A Juanes of all trades? Art meets news in Colombia

Photo: Juanes Tiny Desk Concert, by Mike Katzif (mikekatzif) via Flickr, using a Creative Commons license. by Allison Dickinson As the saying goes, if you can walk, you can dance; if you can talk, you can sing. If you can … Continue reading

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Contraseña Verde: Small Solutions for a Big Problem

by Erica Sanchez-Vazquez Conversations about climate change, protecting the environment, and sustainability have never been more predominant. They can be as big as Rio+20, the latest United Nations Earth Summit, where heads of states from all over the world to … Continue reading

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