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· July, 2005

Stories about Colombia from July, 2005

Panama, Colombia: Darien Gap

El Sur links to a moblog which covers that unforgiving space of Panamanian and Colombian jungle which keeps most Pan-American travelers from driving straight through, known as the Darien Gap.

Colombia: Freeing FARC Hostages

Plan Colombia and Beyond has a thoughtful dissection of the long road awaiting Colombian president Uribe, who is trying to negotiate the release of fifty-nine hostages held by the leftist...

Latin America Responds to TeleSur's Launch

This past Sunday a small group of 25 journalists in Caracas, Venezuela began pilot-broadcasting a new Pan-American satellite news network called TeleSur which, by September, hopes to be reaching audiences...

Latin America: Inter-American Development Bank Elections

Juanson World has an excellent rundown of the candidates to join the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Development. His post was then updated at 1 p.m. to note that...

Juanson World: Justice or Impunity?

Christian of Juanson World gives a survey of criticism and support for the recently-passed Justice and Peace Law in Colombia.

Colombia, Bolivia: Coca buybacks

Plan Colombia and Beyond writes about a new Colombian initiative to buy back illegal coca harvests in Colombia. The post notes that a similar program in Bolivia a few years...

Colombia: El Tiempo RSS feed

Boz says Colombia's biggest paper now has RSS feeds.

Andean Nations: Andean conference

Boz is keeping his eyes out for English-language coverage of the Community of Andean Nations summit in Lima. So far, it seems to be scant.

Colombia: La Ciclovia

Bloggings by Boz explains La Civlovia, a Sunday morning tradition which “shuts down several major roads and allows people to bike, rollerblade and run.” Eduardo of Barrio Flores comments that...

Colombia: The Anguish of Living Displaced

John Guzman of Logtar's Blog has translated a poweful piece on what it's like to be displaced from Colombia. Guzman, himself a Colombian living abroad, says he relates to many...

Boz Covers Latin America

Boz, writing from Bogota, Colombia, has an excellent roundup of (mostly) Latin American links.

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