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A National Strike, initially planned for just one day, sparked widespread protests throughout Colombia.
Across the region, militarization is on the rise, posing a major threat to democracy and justice. What can be done?
So long as Colombia’s peace accords fail to contend with the liberal economic order or challenge extractivism and militarism in the country, they will fall short of achieving true gender justice.
Colombia’s new president, Iván Duque, continues to push for failed supply-side drug war policies in Colombia—a reversal of alternative coca substitution policies negotiated in 2016 as part of country’s peace accords.
Right-wing Uribe protégé Iván Duque is the next president of Colombia. But not all is lost: The Colombian Left had its most impressive turn-out in history.
In Sunday’s presidential elections, peace is on the ballot as a new nation takes shape.