When it comes to Venezuela, we should be wary of hyperbole and exaggeration, bearing in mind that “humanitarian crisis” is a highly technical and loaded term that can be misused as a pretext for military intervention and regime change.
On Brink of a Stable Peace, Colombia Faces Familiar US-Backed Right-Wing Elements Seeking to Subvert It
Colombia’s peace agreement with the FARC has been threatened by continued violence against social leaders and now, with elections approaching, a potential far-right resurgence fueled by fear could trigger a return to militarism.
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA -- With Colombia’s March 11 legislative elections ending in a near tie between right- and left-wing coalitions, the future of an already precarious peace process most likely hinges on the May 27 presidential vote. When far-right uribista Ivan Duque of Centro Democratico (Democratic Center) squares off against left-leaning former