July 31, 2014

West Must End Collusion with Colombia

Seumas Milne, The Guardian

The Associated Press

As talks to end a 50-year war hang in the balance, violent repression carries on -- and the US and Britain stand behind it.

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TAGGED: FARC, Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia, Latin America


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Central America's Apology Tour
Michael Shifter, Politico Magazine
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July 26, 2014
The Real Failure in Central America
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July 23, 2014
What Was Putin Doing in S. America?
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July 22, 2014
Putin's Power Play in America's Backyard
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The downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 near the border of Russia and Ukraine, allegedly at the hands of Russian separatists, has gobbled up the attention of world media. It’s obscuring what amounts to Russia’s most... more ››
July 20, 2014
China Flexes Muscles in Latin America
Andres Oppenheimer, Miami H'ld
The big news about Xi’s visit to Latin America was not the economic projects he announced — they may or may not happen and will be affected by the slower growth in all emerging countries — but China’s decision to step up... more ››