Center for International Policy

Monday, August 1, 2005 - 00:00
This meeting comes at a historic juncture, as the US prepares to embark upon phase two of "Plan Colombia," the major aid package begun five years ago under President Clinton.
Friday, July 29, 2005 - 00:00
The process of consulting with human rights groups includes periodic meetings between U.S. embassy staff and groups in Colombia. On July 11, seven Colombian groups* prepared a document listing numerous cases illustrating the Colombian government’s failu
Thursday, July 14, 2005 - 00:00
On July 12, many members of Congress received a fax from the Colombian Embassy <br />offering “information about the Justice and Peace Law recently passed by the Colombian <br />Congress.” We have posted a PDF copy of the letter to our website at <br /> <br />This new law, which will govern the demobilization of as many as 15,000 paramilitary <br />fighters, is highly controversial.
Friday, July 1, 2005 - 00:00
Why a weak peace agreement with Colombian paramilitary groups may be worse than no agreement at all.