Colombian rebels returning to campaign in the first elections held under a peace accord that ended a 50-year insurgency
Colombia articles on Democracy Chronicles
News about the struggle for better democracy in Colombia. According to Freedom House, democracy is "marred by vote buying, murky campaign-finance practices, and intimidation in some areas". A peace deal ending the FARC organizations decades long civil war hopefully prefaces a reduction in political violence. Also check out our section on World Democracy and the Americas.
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I’ve written many times about the necessity to move from a Death Economy, based on warfare and ravaging the very resources upon which it depends, to a Life Economy, based on cleaning up pollution
Failures in predicting results through opinion polls have brought new questions to answer for experts
In times of upheaval, democracies tend to hold more election referendums and today a trend is clear
One time guerilla fighter John Esteban Perez has made a name for himself as a pro-peace FARC rapper
Organization enabled a generation of revolutionary Colombian women to find place in civil society
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Major setbacks in elections this year do not mark end for Latin American leftists but a new start
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