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Good sign: truce in Yemen war holds

The truce agreed in the Yemeni armed conflict between the Saudi-led coalition and the ruling Houthi forces is now entering its third week. The UN-mediated cessation of hostilities, initially expected to last at least two months with the possibility of…

The End of Illusion for Indigenous Peoples in Colombia

The Peace Agreement signed in 2016 between the Government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) raised hopes among the Indigenous Peoples, Afro-descendant populations and peasant communities that they might henceforward be able to live in peace…

Peace with rights is possible if we commit to it

By Zenaida Espinosa “If we made a minute of silence for each social leader in Colombia who has been murdered, we would be silent for 15 years”. This painfully truthful phrase was said by the President of the Truth Commission,…

Face 2 Face with Carlos Aguasaco

On this show we speak with Carlos Aguasaco, Associate Professor​ at the CUNY Latin American Cultural Studies. We discuss the ​current political situation in Colombia ​and the upcoming presidential election. The eletion is perhaps the m​ost impo​rtant one​ in the​…

Colombia, rebels agree on revised peace deal

Colombia’s government and the main rebel group in the country have agreed on a revised peace deal six weeks after people narrowly rejected an original agreement in a referendum. Bogota and the rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia…

Israeli President Tells How Prime Minister Blocked Peace Agreement

Tel Aviv, May 7 (Prensa Latina) Israeli President Shimon Peres said in statements published on Wednesday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prevented the signing of the peace agreements with the Palestinians in 2011. There was a draft agreement negotiated by…