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WikiLeaks Brings Its Case to Latin America

Consortium News 29 Nov 2022
22 and 24, where they met with the leftist President Gustavo Petro and Colombian Foreign Minister Alvaro Leyva Duran as part of their larger campaign to organize international solidarity for Assange ... WikiLeaks’ Joseph Farrell and Kristinn Hrafnsson with Colombian President Gustavo Petro and Foreign Minister Alvaro Leyva Duran in Bogota on Nov.
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Colombia to launch military operation against armed groups on border

Reuters 29 Nov 2022
President Gustavo Petro, the first leftist to lead the country, who took power in August, recently restarted peace talks with the National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrilla group, with negotiations in Venezuela, while also looking to implement a 2016 peace deal with now-demobilized FARC guerrillas.
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Failed Coup: Is the U.S. Ready to Abandon Guaidó and Reintegrate Venezuela into the Global Community?

Antiwar 29 Nov 2022
Perhaps even more important is the election of Gustavo Petro as president of Colombia ... On August 29, Colombia returned its ambassador to Venezuela as Petro fulfilled his election promise to fully restore diplomatic relations with Venezuela ... Petro declared that "It is unnatural, anti-historical, for Colombia and Venezuela to separate.
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Top media outlets demand US end prosecution of Julian Assange

Al Jazeera 28 Nov 2022
In an open letter on Monday, five leading media outlets denounced the US’s prosecution against Assange, who is wanted on 18 counts, including a spying charge ... Colombia’s left-wing President Gustavo Petro said last week that he met with WikiLeaks spokespeople and planned to ask Biden not to charge a journalist “just for telling the truth”. .
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Ten suggestions for Brazilian President-Elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

Alternet 28 Nov 2022
Dear President Lula, ... A short time before, we had been together at the World Social Forum in Salvador da Bahia ... Upon seeing you, I calmed down ... 1 ... Curiously, shortly before being elected president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro stated that the important distinction for him was not between left and right, but between politics of life and politics of death ... .
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President Joe Biden starts to lift sanctions on Venezuela

Economist 27 Nov 2022
Things have changed in Caracas, Venezuela’s capital. Traffic jams, absent for years, now clog up roads ... Already Colombia’s government, under Gustavo Petro, the new left-wing president, has started repairing relations. On November 1st Mr Petro became the first Colombian leader in a decade to be received at the presidential palace in Caracas ... ■ .
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Colombia, rebels ask US to join peace talks

Taipei Times 26 Nov 2022
The talks are an initiative by Colombian President Gustavo Petro, who in August became the country’s first-ever leftist leader and has vowed a less bellicose approach to ending violence wrought by armed groups, including leftist guerrillas and drug traffickers.
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Venezuela's Maduro, opposition return to negotiation table

Urdu Point 26 Nov 2022
A successful outcome could open the door to oil-rich Venezuela returning in force to global oil markets and the easing of a US oil embargo ... Colombian leader Gustavo Petro has become a new actor in the talks since taking the reins as his country's first leftist president in August ... ....
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Breakthrough in Venezuela talks spurs US to ease embargo

Khaleejtimes 26 Nov 2022
The breakthrough signalled a potential easing of a grinding economic and political crisis in Venezuela ... They also agreed to continue talks on presidential elections scheduled for 2024 ... to live in peace.” ... Colombian leader Gustavo Petro has become a new actor in the talks since taking the reins as his country’s first leftist president in August ... .
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Colombia, rebels, seek US involvement in peace talks

Urdu Point 26 Nov 2022
The talks are an initiative by President Gustavo Petro, who in August became Colombia's first-ever leftist leader and has vowed a less bellicose approach to ending violence wrought by armed groups, including leftist guerrillas and drug traffickers ... Petro, himself a former ...
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Colombia government, rebels seek U.S. involvement in peace talks

The Hindu 26 Nov 2022
The talks are an initiative by President Gustavo Petro, who in August became Colombia's first-ever leftist leader and has vowed a less bellicose approach to ending violence ....
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Colombia, ELN Invite Seven Countries to Accompany Peace Process

Urdu Point 26 Nov 2022
In addition, a request was voiced to the United States regarding US willingness to participate in the peace process ... In August, Colombian President Gustavo Petro suspended arrest warrants for chief ELN negotiators ... ....
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Colombia, ELN rebels invite three more countries to help with peace talks

Reuters 26 Nov 2022
Leftist Colombian President Gustavo Petro, a former member of the M-19 insurgency who took office in August, has promised to bring "total peace" to Colombia after the South American country signed a peace deal at the end of 2016 with the much larger Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) ... Our Standards ... Video ... Video ... Gallery ... ....
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'Total peace': A new plan to end Colombia's drug war

CBC 25 Nov 2022
Instead of a war on drugs, Colombian President Gustavo Petro is implementing a provocative “total peace” plan that focuses on human rights — and not criminal justice — to deal with decades-long violent conflict in the region ... .

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