This article was written by Laura Betancur-Restrepo and Maj Grasten and originally appeared on E-International Relations on January 1, 2019. It is reproduced here under CC BY-NC 4.0. “Impunity” has become a significant obstacle to the progress of Colombia’s peace process. A concern… Read More ›
What does Ivan Duque’s election mean for the peace process in Colombia and polarization in Colombian society?
USAID Administrator Mark Green announced that the United States would be providing an additional $6 million in aid to Colombia.
This article was written by Salvador Santino Fulo Regilme Jr and originally appeared on E-International Relations on July 12, 2018. It is reproduced here under CC BY-NC 4.0. Just this month, millions of Colombians head to the polls to elect their next president. This is a remarkable… Read More ›
The IMF praised Colombian policymakers after for their macroeconomic management and policy framework improvements. During this Article IV Consultation, the IMF appears to have focused primarily on Colombia’s ability to cope with external shocks as well as economic growth promotion in general.
The economic crisis in Venezuela has become a migration crisis. In the last two years, nearly one million Venezuelans emigrated as their country’s economy fell. The Washington Post reports on how Venezuela’s neighbors are dealing with influxes of migrants and… Read More ›
A former leader of the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia, known by their acronym FARC, announced his intention to run for president in 2018, reports Reuters. Rodrigo Londono, also known by his nom de guerre “Timochenko,” will be the 2018 presidential… Read More ›