La incursión de las fuerzas armadas de Colombia en territorio ecuatoriano, forma parte de una planificada estrategia de Estados Unidos para modificar el balance militar de la región, con la esperanza de revertir la decadencia […]
"I will march against the members of the security forces who have betrayed the honour of the military and the police, and have betrayed their fatherland, by selling themselves out to paramilitaries and drug traffickers to serve their interests," said Colombian Senator Juan Manuel Galán in a speech given at the spot where his father was assassinated in 1989.
"Some four million people in Colombia have been displaced, the majority of them by paramilitary groups. These groups, acting alone or in conjunction with members of the armed forces, have disappeared at least 15,000 compatriots and have buried them in more than 3,000 mass graves; they have murdered more than 1,700 indigenous people, 2,550 trade unionists, and close to 5,000 members of the Patriotic Union. " […]
Later this year, the Bush administration is set to have discussions with lawmakers on whether the US import tariff (US $0.54 per gallon) on ethanol should be allowed to expire or not. Designed to protect […]
To understand the current crisis in Northern South America, it is important to recognize what most books and classes on Colombia state from the outset: the geopolitical importance of Colombia to the interests of the United States in the region. In recent years, Colombia has been recognized as one of the last and most hard-line outposts of neoliberalism in Latin America. […]
On Saturday, March 1st Colombia’s Air Force carried out a bloody military operation against the FARC in Ecuador. This attack is the escalation of an on-going war in Colombia that has persisted for 40 years due to US military funding and training of Armed Forces in Colombia. […]
Un par de semanas después de que los estados ecuatoriano y venezolano llamaron a que el gobierno colombiano respetara la necesidad de paz y negociación con las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia, Ejército del Pueblo […]
A few weeks after the Ecuadorian and Venezuelan state called on the Colombian government to respect the need for peace and negotiation with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP), the administration of Álvaro Uribe Vélez (2002-2010) supported an extensive armed air and land assault against the insurgency movement – not within Colombia’s borders but rather on the sovereign territory of Ecuadorian soil.[…]