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Mexico : Fear of ‘Narco Guerrilla’ Haunts Officials

Cieneguillas state prison in Zacatecas, Mexico, where armed commandos freed more than 50 inmates in a raid May 16, 2009. Photo by Oscar Baez / AP / Huffington Post.Phantom of Mexican narco guerrillaHaunts U.S. security chiefs By John Ross / … finish reading Mexico : Fear of ‘Narco Guerrilla’ Haunts Officials

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Colombia and FARC : Six Long Decades of Fighting for Peace

Andres Pastrana, President of Colombia from 1998-2002, in peace negotiations with FARC leader Manuel Marulanda Velez. Photo from Latin American Studies.A Promise of Peace:Colombia, the guerrillas, and the paracos By Marion Delgado / The Rag Blog / February 20, 2010 … finish reading Colombia and FARC : Six Long Decades of Fighting for Peace

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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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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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A Special Report : Colombia’s Bloody Civil War

A Rag Blog exclusive report…War and poverty in today´s ColombiaJuly 15, 2008 The following analysis was presented by a Conscientious Objectors´ group, and edited and translated by The Rag Blog’s Val Liveoak. The presenter´s name is withheld to protect him. … finish reading A Special Report : Colombia’s Bloody Civil War

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