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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (3): 1–11.
Published: 01 September 2000
... been raging inconclusively for and have no impact whatsoever on the sup­ more than 40 years. Until recently, Wash­ ply of drugs entering the United States. ington has been wise enough to minimize its role in this protracted conflict, both be­ The Drug War cause of the Colombian military’s abysmal...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 2000
... a guerrilla war under the guise of helping the Colombian army stamp out the drug The Next New Threat 113 dealers. As Undersecretary of State Thomas Pickering said in February, “If the guerrillas are taking part [in drug production...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 38–45.
Published: 01 March 2016
... there is a multiplicity of races that live within our borders, racial problems simply do not exist in Brazil.” State officials in Colombia, too, argued that the prevalence of race mixture, a tradition of colorblind legalism, and universal citizenship had made racial conflict disappear. A Colombian diplomat captured...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 101–106.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Sibylla Brodzinsky Sibylla Brodzinsky is co-editor, with Max Schoening, of Throwing Stones at the Moon: Narratives of Colombians Displaced by Violence (2012). The narratives here are compiled from this book and previously unpublished interviews, with names changed to protect...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 26–36.
Published: 01 December 2015
... to acquire. The government blames conditions on an “economic war” brought on by Venezuela’s escuálidos , people who oppose the country’s ruling Socialist Party, and the Colombians in Cúcuta, who, with exiled Venezuelans in Miami, determine and publish the black market bolivar-dollar exchange rate...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 86–97.
Published: 01 September 2014
... importantly, in the country’s presidential election in June, which became a referendum on the peace process, Colombians re-elected Juan Manuel Santos, giving him more time and a mandate to pursue peace. Colombia is at an auspicious moment in its history. After 50 years of the government fluctuating...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 33–42.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., a group of 112 Colombians dressed in Venezuelan army uniforms were captured at a hacienda in El Hatillo, a suburb of the Venezuelan capital. While Chávez’s government accused the group of being paramilitaries involved in an armed rebellion aimed at overthrowing his mandate, the opposition claimed...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 26–34.
Published: 01 December 2016
... discrimination,” Millena Zapata Muñoz, a Colombian survivor of sexual violence, told the women’s rights group Corporación Sisma Mujer. “You go to file a report and they say, ‘Are you even pretty enough for [them] to want to rape you?’ . . . When you suffer a case of sexual abuse, you tend to stay quiet because...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 22 (4): 25–35.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Colombia” was intended Comitatus Act of 1878, which prohibits the to upgrade sharply the Colombian military’s use of armed forces for policing except in ability to combat not only drug traffickers moments of extreme national emergency, but also the guerrilla insurgency that had draws a bright line...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 10–13.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Colombia and Venezuela have barely managed to avoid escalation in a recent frontier dispute after the deportation of thousands of Colombians living near in Venezuela’s border region. Though such examples of international quarrels are on a relatively minor scale, the same cannot be said about domestic...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 32–38.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... The same will be true of Colombians. Among those most outraged by the current peace proposal is former President and current Senator Álvaro Uribe, whose father was kidnapped and killed by the FARC in 1983. Now a leading critic, Uribe has pointed to the guerrillas’ well-documented past of profiting from...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 17–22.
Published: 01 December 2015
... American economies in the same basket. Alejandro Werner, a Mexican who serves as the IMF’s Western Hemisphere director, insists that the region is heterogeneous and that it would be a mistake to think all nations behave similarly. Guillermo Perry, a former Colombian minister of finance and chief economist...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 44–45.
Published: 01 December 2017
... traŽ icking. Indigenous and Afro-Colombian women were considered...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 41–49.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of their farmers in Nizamabad, his hometown. The citizens abroad, a goal that the Colombian visit so moved him that he decided to move Foreign Ministry explicitly recognizes. Sim­ back to India and run for parliament. As a ilarly, Central American countries have lob­ member of the Congress Party ticket he...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... Then, as the editor-in-chief of the Colombian newspaper Portafolio Ricardo Ávila explains in his essay, the party ended. The commodity supercycle boom went bust, and those countries that did not act responsibly now face a financial hangover. In the aftermath of the economic downcycle, new migration patterns...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (2): 97–99.
Published: 01 June 2000
... the United States for charging high fees to supply air transport for U.N. peacekeepers. In South America, an alarming and growing American involvement in aiding the be­ leaguered and weak Colombian government in its struggle to end a rebellion by guerrilla groups that now control half the territory...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 3–7.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., especially in Brazil. The Colombian banking system has improved throughout the most recent global financial crisis, as have the systems of other countries in the region and the developing world. Some of this improvement may be attributed to earlier crises of the 1980s and 1990s, but the system has...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 103–112.
Published: 01 September 2005
... the leaves into coca paste wise, to put it generously, disappointing. in clandestine jungle labs and sell the paste The Chapare was held up as proof that, with to traffickers, most of them Colombian, who enough take-no-prisoners fortitude on the would take it out of Bolivia in drug planes part...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (2): 37–46.
Published: 01 June 2004
... of churches, sanitation systems, roads, Nos Une (Colombia Unites Us) program to and hospitals, particularly in Haiti, El Sal­ promote technology transfer and investment vador, and Mexico. Donations that immi­ from the 4.3 million Colombians abroad grants make to the Transnational Commu­ and the 440...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 38–48.
Published: 01 June 2002
....- quarter of the working population is unem­ backed Colombian government in its strug­ ployed, a key factor in propelling the masses gles against its Marxist insurgency. Instead, into the streets to protest declining living he declared Venezuela neutral in this con­ standards. Graffiti...