Colombia Journal

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 - 00:00
Obama’s pro-free trade views—albeit with a slightly more nuanced human rights and environmental approach than McCain and the Republicans—fundamentally contradict the position held by many of the Colombians he claims to be concerned about
Monday, September 15, 2008 - 00:00
Against the conventional wisdom of most political observers, who see the timing of this latest propaganda offensive as inopportune, Uribe plans to meet with his lame-duck counterpart while in Washington next week
Sunday, June 1, 2008 - 00:00
By comparing conflict trends and human rights statistics with media coverage of Colombia’s violence, it is possible to understand why and how the public’s perception of the conflict has been distorted.
Monday, March 17, 2008 - 00:00
The US State Department released its annual human rights report last week and one of its implications with regard to Colombia is particularly startling: There are no new paramilitary groups in Colombia!
Monday, September 24, 2007 - 00:00
While the Colombian authorities and the mainstream media have heralded these new manual eradications as the great new tactic in the war on drugs, they still lack any significant alternatives for campesinos
Monday, August 27, 2007 - 00:00
We met two female members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) at the pre-established rendezvous point deep in the Colombian jungle
Monday, December 3, 2001 - 00:00
Go to one of Colombia’s coca-growing zones, and almost everyone there will tell you that they hate having all those green bushes in their fields.