Colombia’s Partnership with NATO Allows It to Breach Human Rights Without Condemnation
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Colombia’s Partnership with NATO Allows It to Breach Human Rights Without Condemnation

Since Joe Biden’s ascendency into the White House on January 20, he has emphasised that the U.S.’ foreign policy will be guided by human rights, even if it means calling out traditional allies. However, Washington is completely silent about the repression of anti-government demonstrations in Colombia, its closest ally in Latin America. At the end of…

Birds of a Fascist Feather: Why Israel Is Aiding Colombia’s Crackdown on Protesters
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Birds of a Fascist Feather: Why Israel Is Aiding Colombia’s Crackdown on Protesters

For exactly one month now, a nationwide strike has crippled Colombia and has been met with deadly repression by the far-right government of Ivan Duque. As trade unions have shut down major cities, halting mass transit and bringing economic gridlock to the country, government forces have responded with violence. According to government figures, at least…

Israel’s Genocide Advisers and Technicians Return to Latin America in Force
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Israel’s Genocide Advisers and Technicians Return to Latin America in Force

With the ouster of progressive governments throughout Latin America and their replacement with right-wing neo-fascist regimes, Israeli counter-insurgency advisers, better known as “merchants of death,” have returned to Latin America with fervor. Fascist-oriented regimes in Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Honduras, Paraguay, Guatemala, and Chile, eager to displace indigenous peoples, have invited the Israelis back…

South America’s “Prosur” Is a Pivotal Component of “Fortress America”
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South America’s “Prosur” Is a Pivotal Component of “Fortress America”

Last week the leaders of Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, and Peru created the so-called “Forum for the Progress of South America”, or “Prosur”, in what many observers understood to be a replacement for the ailing and internally divided mid-2000s “Pink Tide” bloc of Unasur that formerly united the continent with its leftist and progressive…