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Gerardo Arreola

Colombia: In search of Plan B

Colombia: In search of Plan B

On several occasions, during the weeks prior to the plebiscite, Colombian President Santos said that he didn’t have a Plan B in case voters said “No” to the peace accord, so great was his confidence that the vote would culminate in support for the negotiations with the FARC.




Peace is in sight in Colombia

Peace is in sight in Colombia

A negotiation that lasted almost 6 years came to its most important moment this week. The accord between the government of Juan Manuel Santos and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) resolves the most sensitive issues that remained pending in the process of peace.




Venezuela: A change in the scenario

Venezuela: A change in the scenario

Two developments stand out from the events of last week in Venezuela: the release of official economic data after a year of a statistical blackout, and the smooth presentation of the president’s annual report, followed by a parliamentary response.




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