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Venezuela descends into dictatorship

Socialists in Europe and America nod approvingly at the brave Maduro's challenge to capitalism and the West; his suffering people are just eggs for the omelet.

Colombia rejects peace deal with FARC leaving nation shocked

WASHINGTON, October 3, 2016 — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos faced a severe political setback  after the country failed to reach a cease-fire with the Colombian rebel group known as FARC, the Spanish language acronym for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. In a close vote, 50.23 percent of the country opposed the deal, while 49.76 ...

A view from Colombia on Trump

In Colombia, Donald Trump would have no chance of becoming President. Only November's election will tell how he fares in the United States.

LGBT: ‘No way’ in Colombia?

BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA, August 14, 2016 – Colombia is today struggling with what conservatives call “life-style” and liberals call “gender” issues regarding the country’s LBGT population. This past August 10, demonstrations took place throughout the country to protest the addition of voluntary LBGT measures in the National guidelines for all schools. Many mostly-Catholic private schools that ...