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· May, 2006

Stories about Colombia from May, 2006

Colombia: President Uribe Reelected in Landslide

In a landslide decision (66% compared to runner-up Carlos Gaviria's 22%), Colombians went to the polls on Sunday and reelected President Álvaro Uribe. Here is a selection of what Colombian...

Colombia: Revolutionary Baby Delivered by Military

Colombia: “Friendly fire or foul play?”

Adam Isacson has a thorough review of the controversial incident on Monday, which has been officially described as “friendly fire” and mistaken identity between units of Colombia's army and police.

Costa Rica, Colombia: The Da Vinci Code and the Catholic Church

Uri Ridelman has the reaction of Costa Rican bishops to the release of the Davinci Code. Sergio Méndez says [ES] that an announced boycott in Colombia will ensure that everyone...

Colombia: Introducing Creative Commons

Ariel Vercelli is currently in Colombia garnering support for the adoption of Creative Commons licenses (ES). He recently gave a talk at the Politécnico Grancolombiano about “Creative Commons licenses in...

Latin America: “Banana Unionism Goes Transnational”

Global Labor Strategies describes the genesis of the newly formed Coalition of Latin American Banana Unions (COLSIBA) in the post “Banana Unionism Goes Transnational.”

Colombia: A Conversation on Coverage of a Conflict

Kevin Sites’ coverage of Colombia inspires a conversation at PoorButHappy.

Colombia: Easing Abortion Laws

Noting that “Colombia is a very Catholic country,” Steven Taylor mentions yesterday's decision by the constitutional court to allow abortions “in cases of rape, incest or if the life of...

Mexico, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru: Poll Numbers

Boz has his Latin America Friday poll numbers, Cinco de Mayo version. Three new polls in Mexico show a big change for the upcoming presidential election.

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