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· April, 2006

Stories about Colombia from April, 2006

World: Handwriting Meme

John Guzman, a native of Colombia now living in the United States, has started an international handwriting meme. He hopes to attract as much international participation as possible. There is...

Colombia: Extraditing Gabriel Puerta Parra

Adam Isacson emphasizes the sensitive consequences of extraditing longtime narcotrafficker, paramilitary associate, and ex-government security agent, Gabriel Puerta Parra (alias “The Doctor”) to the United States. Included is a translation...

Mexico, Nicaragua, Colombia, Venezuela: Poll Numbers

It's Friday and Boz has his now infamous poll numbers from across Latin America including a now tighter race in Mexico.

Bolivia, Venezuela, Paraguay, Colombia: Crisis in the Andes

Explaining that Venezuela has already left and that Bolivia is thinking of following, Miguel Buitrago says that most of the achievements of The Andean Community (CAN) are only observable on...

Colombia: Uribe's Ppponents’ Security Problem

Adam Isacson explains why President Álvaro Uribe's popularity is based on one single issue.

Colombia: The DAS Scandals

Adam Isacson breaks down the DAS scandals.

Colombia: FARC and Uribe

Why are Colomabia's leftist rebels helping their conservative President in the upcoming elections? Adam Isacson explains the contradiction of last week's violence.

Colombia: Bus Bombings

Western Hemisphere Policy Watch reports on two bus bombings in the Colombian capital of Bogota, noting that “had these attacks taken place in Baghdad, Bali, or Tel Aviv, the ‘mainstream’...

Colombia, Venezuela: Targeting Chavez

Oil Wars translates an article from the Colombian news weekly Semana, in which an ex-employee of the Colombian Department of Security Administration (DAS) claims that “plans that were hatched to...

Colombi: Notes from last week

Adam Isacson has an informative ten-point review of the last week in Colombia.

Colombia: Leads World in Land Mine Deaths

Steven Taylor laments Colombia's dubious distinction as country with the most landmine deaths in 2005.

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