Tag: <span>Paramilitaries</span>

Colombia’s Álvaro Uribe Faces Scrutiny In Washington Over Lawsuit Alleging Drummond Supported Paramilitaries

WASHINGTON — On Nov. 3, as ex-president of Colombia Álvaro Uribe left a class he teaches at Georgetown University as a visiting scholar, a second-year law student named Charity Ryerson […] Read More >

Paramilitary Politics in Colombia; A Talk With Claudia López

Paramilitary Politics In Colombia: A Talk With Claudia Lopez from Latin America News Dispatch on Vimeo. NEW YORK — Colombian political analyst Claudia López visited New York University’s Center of […] Read More >

The Top Ten Developments from Colombia’s 2010 Congressional Elections

Colombia held congressional elections on Sunday, March 15. The following analysis, written by La Silla Vacía and translated by the Latin America News Dispatch, provides a rundown of the elections’ […] Read More >

Colombian Journalist Killed By Gunman While Reading on His Terrace

Today in Latin America Top Story — A gunman killed Clodomiro Castilla, the editor of the Colombian magazine El Pulso, as he sat on his terrace Friday in the city of Montería. […] Read More >

Colombian Congressional Elections Favor Conservative Partido de la U and Juan Manuel Santos; Candidates with Paramilitary Ties Win Seats

Today in Latin America Top Story — Preliminary results from Colombia’s parliamentary elections held on Sunday indicate the country will continue to steer a conservative course. The Partido de la […] Read More >