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Paraguay’s president in tough spot

Between a rock and a hard place: that describes the precarious situation of Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo.


FARC releases prisoners as prelude to exchange

Colombia guerrillas unilaterally release prisoners as a step towards political solutions to the 40-year civil conflict.


Free Liliany Obando

Now and then one individual stands out as an indictment against injustice. That would be Liliany Obando, incarcerated in Bogota's Buen Pastor Women's Prison for almost two years.


Colombian court rejects Uribe third term

Could it be "the beginning of the end of the horrible night of Uribism"?


People, profits and the uses of Colombia

With military cooperation treaties dating back to 1952, Colombia now serves as a prime tool for U.S. regional control.


In South America, left-wing presidents face military aggression

Two leftist South American presidents are under the gun.


World Notes: Kenya, Thailand, Egypt, France, Colombia, Cuba

Kenya: The Dandora waste disposal site serves Nairobi's four million people.


Urgent need to change U.S. Colombia policy

President Alvaro Uribe leads a government strong on military repression serving big bankers, mega landowners, multi-national corporations, and elite families.


Communist editor speaks of struggle and socialism

An interview with Carlos Lozano a top official of the Communist Party of Colombia is no small matter.


Colombian women workers strike for survival

Accompanied by her children and 25 fellow workers, strike leader Aidé Silva escorted our small U.S. labor delegation through an industrialized floriculture operation near Madrid, Colombia.

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