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The election of Colombia’s first leftist president marked a fundamental shift in the country’s political landscape. Has Petro’s administration fulfilled its pledges one year into office?
Para la/os líderes/as de la principal organización indígena de Colombia, la elección de Gustavo Petro y Francia Márquez ha marcado una gran victoria. Pero, la movilización continúa.
Gustavo Petro ha denunciado que la guerra contra las drogas liderada por los EE.UU. es un fracaso total. Queda pendiente el pasar de palabras a acciones.
National Liberation Army Commander Aureliano Carbonell speaks about prospects for peace in the guerrilla organization’s second round of dialogues with the Colombian government.
While lawmakers debate a proposed fracking prohibition, deepening struggles over the social and environmental impacts of oil and gas extraction loom.
A history of broken promises and a lack of representation in the process dampen expectations of real change for residents in conflict zones.
The centerpiece of Petro’s "total peace," talks with the ELN will require considerable cooperation between Bogotá and Caracas.
Building on longstanding struggles for land, organized campesinos are demanding an active role in the new administration’s agricultural policies.
While Gustavo Petro secured a monumental first-round win, the historic defeat of conservativism does not guarantee a triumph for the Left in the second round.
The leftist frontrunners in the May 29 presidential election have promised to prioritize environmental policies, including implementing a regional treaty to foster a sustainable economy.