Category: Colombia

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Sam Pizzigati: Does the Amazon Now Have a Shot at Survival?

Colombia has new leaders who see the direct link between plutocracy and the plunder of our most valuable ecosystem

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Sonali Kolhatkar: Colombia, Once a Pro-U.S. Conservative Bastion, Turns Left

Voters in Colombia have picked a powerful new duo, Gustavo Petro as president and Francia Márquez as vice president, to take the nation in a new direction, tackling economic and environmental injustice

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Amy Goodman: Surprise Election Results in Colombia Usher in a New Political Era

The people of Colombia have given Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez an opportunity to pursue a different path forward for their country

Javier Guerrero: “The sum of 500 years of resistance”

Colombians make history by electing first leftist president

Gustavo Petro: A “New Progressivism”

Gustavo Petro is now set to become Colombia’s first leftist president

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John Feffer: Latin America’s New New Left

The recent election in Colombia has produced new hope for the country–and for the whole region

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Colombia: Petro, Francia, and Hope

For the first time in Colombia’s history a leftist candidate won the presidential elections

José Luis Granados Ceja: Venezuela Celebrates Petro’s Win in Colombia

US Loses its Latin America ‘Bastion’

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Jake Johnson: Global Applause as Leftist Gustavo Petro Wins Colombian Presidency

Brazilian presidential frontrunner Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva said Petro’s victory “strengthens democracy and progressive forces in Latin America.”

Joe Parkin Daniels: Former Guerrilla Gustavo Petro Wins Colombian Election To Become First Leftist President

Former fighter in the M-19 militia beat populist business tycoon and fellow political outsider Rodolfo Hernández in runoff on Sunday

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