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Colombia's war on illegal gold mines also hits outlaw armed groups

Urdu Point 03 Feb 2023
Some even tried to put out the flames ... Leftist President Gustavo Petro, who assumed office in August, has vowed to continue the operations against illegal mining of gold, platinum, silver and other minerals as long as "the protagonists of this predatory activity continue to destroy the environment." .. ....
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Ecuadorian, Colombian presidents seek closer ties, cooperation

Xinhua 01 Feb 2023
31 (Xinhua) -- Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso met Tuesday with his Colombian counterpart Gustavo Petro in the northern Ecuadorian city of Tulcan, with the two sides vowing to strengthen ...
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Ecuador, Colombia discuss cooperation in environment, security

La Prensa Latina 01 Feb 2023
At the end of the bilateral summit, Guillermo Lasso and Gustavo Petro said significant progress had been made in the development of a bilateral action plan for this year ... In a joint statement after the meeting, Lasso and Petro said that they agreed on the analysis on the situation ...
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Seventh Latin America Caribbean CELAC Summit – Between Evasion and Reality

GlobalResearch 01 Feb 2023
To receive Global Research’s Daily Newsletter (selected articles), click here ...  .  .   ... On the other hand, the just recently announced decision of leaders such as Lula, Gustavo Petro and Alberto Fernández not to send weapons in support of Ukraine does honor the declaration of the region as a zone of Peace ... Note to readers.
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Colombia's attorney general says he will not drop extradition warrants

Reuters 31 Jan 2023
Attorney general Francisco Barbosa made the statement to journalists after meeting with President Gustavo Petro, who wants to build "total peace" throughout the country via peace negotiations or surrender deals with a plethora of illegal armed groups. Petro's ...
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Colombia’s attorney general says he will not drop extradition warrants

FX Empire 31 Jan 2023
Attorney general Francisco Barbosa made the statement to journalists after meeting with President Gustavo Petro, who wants to build “total peace” throughout the country via peace negotiations or surrender deals with a plethora of illegal armed groups. Petro’s government has ...
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Colombia reports drop in violence in first month after ceasefire

Business Day 31 Jan 2023
Leftist President Gustavo Petro has promised to seek either peace deals or surrender agreements with armed groups to end nearly six decades of conflict in which at least 450,000 people have been killed and millions displaced ... Petro also initially declared a ceasefire with National ...
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Can Colombia Really Replace Oil And Gas Revenue?

MENA FN 31 Jan 2023
(MENAFN - Baystreet.ca) Can Colombia Really Replace Oil And Gas Revenue? Colombia's new President, Gustavo Petro, wants to move the South American country away from fossil fuels and replace oil ... .
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Fighting in Colombia leaves at least 10 dead

Reuters 31 Jan 2023
President Gustavo Petro, Colombia's first leftist leader, has promised to seek peace deals or surrender agreements with all the country's illegal armed groups.Reporting by Luis Jaime Acosta; Writing by Oliver Griffin; Editing by Josie Kao. Our Standards. The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Read Next. Video ... Gallery. BusinesscategoryExclusive.
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Politics of division should be shunned

China Daily 31 Jan 2023
But a greater question lingers ... This vision is not only false, but also has backfired ... For instance, US Representative Maria Elvira Salazar of Florida, a Republican, called Colombian President Gustavo Petro "a thief, a terrorist and a Marxist", while warning that the country would follow the path of Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua with his victory ... .
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Latin America Refuses To Send Ukraine Weapons, Despite Western Pressure

Scheerpost 30 Jan 2023
Colombia’s Petro opposes sending weapons to Ukraine. Colombia’s first ever left-wing president, Gustavo Petro, revealed that the United States pressured his country as well to give weapons to Ukraine ... That is why no weapon will be used in that conflict”, Petro stated ... https.//t.co/19Pr2GdEeP— Gustavo Petro (@petrogustavo) January 27, 2023.
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“Total Peace” Still Far Away: Can Petro’s Plan Really Save Colombia?

OWP 30 Jan 2023
The Colombian government has started further peace negotiations with the National Liberation Army (E.L.N.) as part of the Total Peace Plan enacted by President Gustavo Petro, the country’s first leftist leader ... In June 2016, President Petro created a peace treaty intended to end the pattern of violent conflict between the F.A.R.C.
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Two Cuban sisters’ 4,200-mile journey to the U.S. and hopes for a new life

The Los Angeles Times 30 Jan 2023
HAVANA — . The Rolo González sisters walked out of Nicaragua’s main airport and peered out onto a sea of young men ... These were the first steps that 19-year-old Merlyn and 24-year-old Melanie took outside of Cuba ... President Gustavo Petro, Colombia’s first leftist president, has denounced the war on drugs and vowed a new strategy ... Newsletter.
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德美军援乌战升级 坦克联盟难解困局

Lianhe Zaobao 29 Jan 2023
来源:明报. 明报社评 ... 乌东战场形势逆转. 欧美军援屡破红线 ... 由于坦克属进攻型武器,对于是否向乌克兰提供西方一直存有争议。之前美国认为,M1坦克耗油量大,维修保养复杂,并不适合乌克兰战场。美国一直在向第三国搜购苏制T-72坦克,翻新提供给乌克兰。但此计划也遇阻力,美军南方司令部司令理查森(Laura Richardson)近日向南美洲国家哥伦比亚洽购该国俄制旧武器时,哥国总统佩特罗(Gustavo Petro)就公开表示,宁愿该国所拥有的俄制武器成为“废铜烂铁”,也不会交给乌克兰,因为“我们的宪法将和平视为国际舞台的秩序”。美方为搜购俄制武器,甚至屈尊与一向反美的古巴、尼加拉瓜、委内瑞拉等国接触,结果可想而知。. 德国要与美共同进退. 美借机封德俄通好门 ... ....

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