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Daily Round-up | Colombian president says ceasefire ‘imminent’ & other stories

In today’s episode, we take a look at the peace process in Colombia, Germany’s bid to nationalize an energy giant, protests over a case of femicide in Ecuador, and a court verdict in the Philippines on a terrorism law

Colombian government talks peace with FARC dissidents

In the past one and a half months in office, the government of progressive President Gustavo Petro has taken major steps towards achieving peace in Colombia

Daily Round-up | Haiti protests continue for third consecutive day & other stories

In today’s episode, we take a look at the protests in Haiti, the sentencing of Saudi tribesmen for protesting a megacity project, peace talks in Colombia, and Hungary’s assault on abortion rights

Columbia Post for Life Colombian government launches initiative for protection of social leaders

Interior Minister Alfonso Prada reported that the protection plan will cover the 65 municipalities hardest hit by violence in the country

Daily Round-up | Colombia to resume peace talks with armed group ELN & other stories

In today’s episode, we take a look at the latest from peace talks in Colombia, the presence of French troops in Yemen, Israel’s threats to the heads of Palestinian rights organizations, and protests by workers in the UK

Columbia talks with Cuba Colombian foreign minister visits Cuba, announces resumption of peace talks with ELN

Colombian Foreign Minister Álvaro Leyva Durán announced that the Colombian government aspires to resume the dialogues with the ELN in Cuba and called it the land of peace. He also rejected Cuba’s classification by the United States as a state sponsor of terrorism, and called for its removal from that list

Colombian government announces official resumption of peace talks with ELN

Cuba, Ecuador, Chile and Norway have been chosen to mediate the negotiations between Petro’s administration and the guerrilla group

Antonio García: Peace is not always associated with social justice and the welfare of society

The first commander of the National Liberation Army, Antonio García, spoke about the possibility for peace amid a time of historic transformation in Colombia

Colombia enters crucial phase ahead of run-off election

Zoe Alexandra of Peoples Dispatch talks about the results of the first round of the Colombian elections and the upcoming contest between Gustavo Petro and Rodolfo Hernández in the run-off

Colombian presidential elections will change the course of the country

Ahead of the presidential elections in Colombia on May 29, we spoke to Carlos Ramírez of the Congreso de los Pueblos, to understand what the victory of Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez means for the social and popular movements in the country

“In Arauca we have suffered every form of war”

Amid an escalation in the armed conflict in the border region of Arauca, social leader and human rights defender Sonia López discusses the broader context of systemic state violence against communities

ELN believes 2022 elections in Colombia will “likely favor peace”

At 211 years of independence and six decades of armed conflict, Colombia remains mired in violence. ELN commander Aureliano Carbonell discusses the challenges to building peace