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Licensed Murder in Colombia : The Macabre Ruse of ‘False Positives’

Carmenza Gómez Romero of Soacha, Colombia, shows a picture of her son Victor, one of two sons she has lost in “false positive” operations in the Ocaña area. Photo from El Espectador.Grotesque staged civilian murders:Colombia’s ‘false positive’ operations By Marion … finish reading Licensed Murder in Colombia : The Macabre Ruse of ‘False Positives’

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Colombia : Pablo Emilio Moncayo: A Pawn in Uribe’s Game

Pablo Emilio Moncayo in 1996, 19 years old.Colombia’s Uribe: Playing politics with Pablo Somewhere in the Amazon jungle tonight, Pablo sleeps chained to a tree stump, his release prevented by the government he served all these long years in order … finish reading Colombia : Pablo Emilio Moncayo: A Pawn in Uribe’s Game

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FARC in Colombia : A History of Armed Resistance

“Por la nueva Colombia, la patria grande y socialismo.”(“For the new Colombia, the greater fatherland, and socialism.”) — FARC motto. Photo from HubPages. Armed struggle for land reform and justice:Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia By Marion Delgado / The Rag … finish reading FARC in Colombia : A History of Armed Resistance

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Coltan in Venezuela : Chavez Putting Chips on War?

Above, image from Intimidad Violada. Below, capacitor made with coltan.Valuable electronics ore mixes with oilTo produce rumbles of war with Colombia By Marion Delgado / The Rag Blog / December 26, 2009 WARS. There are so many of them that … finish reading Coltan in Venezuela : Chavez Putting Chips on War?

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Colombia : Rebels Accused in High Profile Political Assassination

Above, Governor Luis Francisco Cuellar of Caquetá state in Colombia, who was kidnapped Monday and killed by alleged rebels. Below, relatives and friends carry coffin containing his body as people wave white flags during his funeral service in Florencia, southwestern … finish reading Colombia : Rebels Accused in High Profile Political Assassination

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FILM / Cheap Thrills? ‘Avatar’ Kicks Butt

Avatar is shallow, predictableAnd totally awesome! By Pollyanna O’Possum / The Rag Blog / December 24, 2009 Avatar, the new, multi-million dollar James Cameron’s 3-D sci-fi flick, opened to mixed reviews on Dec. 18, with some criticizing the film’s length … finish reading FILM / Cheap Thrills? ‘Avatar’ Kicks Butt

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Colombia : Official Corruption and Mr. Big

Colombian President Álvaro Uribe. A history of official corruption: Colombia and the Uribe family By Marion Delgado / The Rag Blog / December 16, 2009 See ‘A Stroll down Paramilitary Lane,’ below. …the sheer number of cases, their geographic spread, … finish reading Colombia : Official Corruption and Mr. Big

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Caracas : Bolivar is Inspiration for New Peoples’ Movement in Latin America

The founding congress of the Movimiento Continental Bolivariano (MCB) in Caracas, Dec. 7, 2009. Photo from kaosenlared.netMovimiento Continental Bolivariano:‘Take the open road of hope’ By Marion Delgado / The Rag Blog / December 14, 2009 CARTAGENA DE INDIES, Colombia — … finish reading Caracas : Bolivar is Inspiration for New Peoples’ Movement in Latin America

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Colombia : Cocaine, Corruption and the U.S. Army

Image from The Latin Americanist.The U.S. and the Colombian invasion:A history of corruption, cocaine, and paramilitary violence By Marion Delgado / The Rag Blog / December 7, 2009 CARTAGENA DE INDIES, Colombia — Well, kids, answering our own question from … finish reading Colombia : Cocaine, Corruption and the U.S. Army

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Human Rights in Colombia : School of the Americas and Plan Patriota

Image from redsolsur.com. / Impunity Watch South America.Colombia and the School of the Americas:A history of human rights abuse By Marion Delgado / The Rag Blog / December 3, 2009 See ‘Know your new military bases,’ a look at Tolemaida … finish reading Human Rights in Colombia : School of the Americas and Plan Patriota

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Colombian Invasion : Touching All the Bases

A sign in Caracas, Venezuela, denounces expanded U.S. military presence in Colombia. Photo by Thomas Coex / AFP / Getty Images.Just the beginning?The U.S buildup in Colombia By Marion Delgado / The Rag Blog / November 24, 2009 CARTAGENA DE … finish reading Colombian Invasion : Touching All the Bases

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U.S.-Colombia Treaty : Yanks Prepare to Party Down

Top, Chiva party bus Cartegena: Party down. Below, “The Yanks are Coming!” The new Colombian war:Nature of U.S. incursion still unclear The new U.S. air base in Palanquero… will ‘expand expeditionary warfare capability’ and ‘improve global reach’ for ‘conducting full … finish reading U.S.-Colombia Treaty : Yanks Prepare to Party Down

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