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Colombian leader’s promise of ‘total peace’ may prove too ambitious
Little-known militia groups have surfaced to declare their willingness to strike peace deals – and reap ceasefire rewards

Megan Janetsky in Bogotá

22, Sep, 2022 @9:50 AM

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Colombia’s leftwing government unveils tax-the-rich plan to tackle poverty
President Gustavo Petro’s proposed legislation could raise $11.5bn a year with measures including wealth tax and levy on oil exports

Megan Janetsky in Bogotá

26, Aug, 2022 @9:30 AM

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‘I live in fear’: can Colombia’s new president ease violence at the border?
As armed groups prosper, local residents put hopes Gustavo Petro’s pledge to normalise relations with Venezuela

Megan Janetsky in La Parada, Colombia

24, Aug, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Colombian narco militia seeks peace talks after calling ‘unilateral’ ceasefire
Feared Gulf Clan has unleashed terror campaign since arrest of leader in May but keen to talk to leftist president Gustavo Petro

Megan Janetsky in Bogotá

08, Aug, 2022 @9:59 PM

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‘I’m not alone’: survivors organise against sexual violence in Colombia
Despite death threats, gangs and guerrilla warfare, a network of women is determined to help others recover from rape and domestic abuse

Kiran Stallone and Megan Janetsky

22, Jul, 2021 @6:30 AM

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