Colombia

Peace for Colombia – Declaration of the Coalition Against U.S. Foreign Military Bases

This declaration is released on the occasion of the inauguration of Ivan Duque, August 7, 2018, as President of Colombia, and in solidarity with the many demonstrations (more than 85 in 18 countries!) in Colombia and around the world demanding an end to political violence and that the peace accords be honored! FOR SPANISH, CLICK…

Paz por Colombia – Declaración de la Coalición Contra Bases Militares Extranjeras de Estados Unidos

Ocasionado por la toma de posesión por Iván Duque de la Presidencia de Colombia el 7 de agosto de 2018, y en solidaridad con las manifestaciones en Colombia y el mundo en favor de la paz y contra la violencia política. FOR ENGLISH, CLICK HERE La Coalición Contra Bases Militares Extranjeras de Estados Unidos declara…

Llamada por Dia Internacional el 7 de Agosto por la Paz en Colombia, contra el Terror Estatal y Paramilitar

Queridos amigos en resistencia, Te escribimos porque estamos desesperadamente preocupados por nuestros camaradas en Colombia. Probablemente ya sepan que el año pasado fue el peor año en más de diez años por asesinatos de defensores de los derechos humanos, defensores del medio ambiente y líderes de la movilización popular. Bueno, ha empeorado. Estamos recibiendo mensajes…

Call for August 7 International Day for Peace in Colombia, against State and Paramilitary Terror

Dear friends in resistance, We are writing you because we are desperately concerned for our comrades in Colombia. You probably already know that last year was the worst year in well over ten years for murders of human rights defenders, eco-defenders, and popular mobilization leaders. Well, it has just gotten worse. We are getting messages…

Union Label, Organic Coffee from Colombia – Get yours TODAY!

Wake up with a cup of Union Label, Organic Coffee and take a stand for peace and labor rights in Colombia! Coffee grown and produced by Fensuagro, Colombia’s National Unitary Federation of Farmers and Farm Workers Unions FENSUAGRO is Colombia’s largest federation of peasant farmers and farm workers unions. Its represents 50% family and cooperative…

Crucial Test of Colombia’s Peace Accords! Say NO To US Extraditions!

This Tuesday the Constitutional Court is scheduled to make a decision regarding a request by the US government to extradite Jesús Santrich, one of the main negotiators of the peace accords. If extradited, this would set a precedent that could render the accords null. This is the latest of a long list of assaults on…

Struggle and defiance at Colombia’s Feast of Pestilence

by James Patrick Jordan …After many visits to Colombia, both as a delegation leader, and individually, I can say that I have never experienced such an intense trip as this one. We arrived in Cali, which was our base, just after an attack had occurred on a progressive legislator who, thankfully, survived. From Cali, each…