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Venezuela Congratulates Colombian President-Elect but Remains Cautious

The Chavez government has given a cautious welcome to the election of Juan Manuel Santos in Colombia.... [read more]

Chávez Vows to Defend Venezuela’s Sovereignty if Colombia Violates Border

James Suggett on the ongoing border row between Venezuela and Colombia.... [read more]

Colombia’s FARC Weapons Claim A “Dirty Campaign”

Kiraz Janicke on the latest round in the ongoing war of words between the Venezuelan and Colombian governments.... [read more]

Brexit: The Supreme Court Decides!

Ten lords and one lady justice of the Supreme Court decided that triggering Article 50 requires the authority of parliament.... [read more]

Ongoing Assassinations and Heavy Combat in Colombian Border Region

A Justice for Colombia report on the ongoing political violence in the Colombian border region of Arauca.... [read more]

Venezuelan Government Turns Large Estates Into Socialist Production Centers

Tamara Pearson on the Venezuelan government's plan for large-scale, socialised food production.... [read more]

The revolutionary reawakening of Burkina Faso

The West African country of Burkina Faso exploded into a full blown revolutionary situation on Thursday 30th October... [read more]

Venezuela Reviews Relations with Colombia as More US Bases Established

Kiraz Janicke on how the increasing US presence in Colombia is causing friction between Colombia and Venezuela.... [read more]

Book review: 'The New Latin American Left'

Nathaniel Mehr reviews an insightful edited collection on the new left in Latin America.... [read more]

Betancourt Freed - Where Now for Colombia?

Samuele Mazzonlini considers how the rescue of Ingrid Betancourt and other FARC hostages will affect the Colombian situation.... [read more]

Andean Crisis: Ecuador Rallies Latin American Support Against Colombian Incursion

Samuele Mazzolini with the latest on the diplomatic crisis between Ecuador and Colombia.... [read more]