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20 Years Ago — Colombian Peace Activist Jaime Garzón Murdered in Bogotá [August 13 1999]

“Uribe was considered untouchable and all-powerful until yesterday. This marks a very important precedent.” Colombian lawmaker Ivan Cepeda (July 25 2018) “Álvaro Uribe is a very dangerous individual.” Jaime Garzon “Lo que nos enseñan a los colombianos no tiene nada … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — 2016 NOBEL PEACE PRIZE JUAN MANUEL SANTOS — Does Anyone Remember “Los Falsos Positivos”?

“Political satire became obsolete when Henry Kissinger was awarded the Nobel peace prize.” Thomas Andrew Lehrer — American  satirist “We can call them ‘false positives’ or ‘extrajudicial executions’, but really these were cold-blooded murders. They were meticulously planned and carried … Continue reading

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Colombia — Former Intelligence Director Convicted for Journalist Murder

“Uribe was considered untouchable and all-powerful until yesterday. This marks a very important precedent.” Colombian lawmaker Ivan Cepeda “Álvaro Uribe es peligrosísimo.” “Lo que nos enseñan a los colombianos no tiene nada que ver con las necesidades que tenemos los … Continue reading

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