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Colombia: Misunderstanding the FARC

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By Garry Leech =B7 October 1, 2010The recent death of FARC commander Jorge Briceño, also known as Mono Jojoy, has led many so-called experts to espouse their opinions on the implications of this...

Colombia's deteriorating displacement crisis

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By Gary Leech The Tercer Milenio Park is located only blocks from Colombia's presidential palace in the center of Bogotá and offers respite from the chaotic city to local residents. But for the past...

Two Colombia's in 2008: Which one will be remembered?

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by Rachel Godfrey Wood Colombians could be forgiven for waking up in the year 2009 with a slightly larger hangover than the guayabo usually associated with drinking too much aguardiente during the...

Distorted perceptions of Colombia's conflict

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by Garry Leech In a civil conflict such as the one in Colombia, propaganda is an important weapon. It is difficult for journalists and analysts to independently investigate the reality on the ground...

Propagandizing human rights in Colombia

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Colombia
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CJ
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by Garry Leech It happens time and time again. Following the killing of Colombian peasants, the government immediately blames guerrillas from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and...

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