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COLOMBIA: Obama Pledges Continuing Plan Colombia After FARC Peace Agreement

Outgoing US President Barack Obama has pledged U$S450 million toward joint-military and diplomatic initiative Plan Colombia’s new phase – a post-civil war Colombia. The decision was announced while celebrating  the…


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Film Review: Cartel Land

Matthew Heineman’s Cartel Land nominated for best feature documentary at the 2016 Academy Awards; Film explores the role of civilian militas in the fight against Mexican drug cartels As the Oscar season…


Zika

US Government Issues Zika Disease Travel Warning

The Centers for Disease Control and Disease Prevention (CDC) have issued a warning to travelers – particularly pregnant women – to avoid 14 countries and territories in the Caribbean and…