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Latin America Refuses to Send Ukraine Weapons, Despite Western Pressure

GlobalResearch 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.
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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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Nestle announces $100 million investment in Colombia

La Prensa Latina 28 Jan 2023
The investment pledge follows up on an agreement between the government of President Gustavo Petro and Nestle during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland ... Petro said the Nestle commitment demonstrated confidence in Colombia, “in its future, undoubtedly, because these investments are not short-lived.” ... ....
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Nestle unveils $100 million Colombia investment to grow capacity

Reuters 28 Jan 2023
BOGOTA, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Global food giant Nestle (NESN.S) is set to invest $100 million over the next three years in its Colombian operations, President Gustavo Petro said on Friday, part of his push to boost industrialization ... "Industrializing Colombia is essential if we want to get out of poverty," Petro wrote on Twitter ... Read Next.
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Nestle to invest $100 mln in Colombia, says Colombia president

Reuters 28 Jan 2023
BOGOTA, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Nestle (NESN.S) is set to invest $100 million over the next three years in its Colombia operations, President Gustavo Petro said on Friday, part of his push to boost industrialization ...
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Nestle to invest $100 million in Colombia, says Colombia president

FX Empire 28 Jan 2023
BOGOTA (Reuters) – Nestle is set to invest $100 million over the next three years in its Colombia operations, President Gustavo Petro said on Friday, part of his push to boost industrialization ... Advertisement ... Sign Up. Sponsored Financial Content. Latest Articles. See All ... ....
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Colombia's economy has high growth potential but cannot ditch oil, mining -IDB

Reuters 27 Jan 2023
The government of President Gustavo Petro wants to move Colombia away from its reliance on extractive industries, sectors which generate the largest income for Latin America's fourth-largest economy in exports, taxes and royalties. Petro wants to boost agricultural production ...
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Ecopetrol says CEO Bayon to leave his post on March 31

Reuters 27 Jan 2023
Bayon's departure represents a shake-up for Colombia's biggest company and largest producer of oil - one of the Andean country's most important exports - during a drive by leftist President Gustavo Petro to accelerate the transition toward renewable energy ... Our Standards. The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Read Next ... ....
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EU calls for inclusive green transition in the Amazon

La Prensa Latina 27 Jan 2023
By Jorge Gil Ángel ... The politician said the notion that Europe should end all imports of produce from the Amazon region was “nonsense.”. He added ... He continued ... In 2022, Colombia and Brazil, the two largest economies in the Amazon region, both elected left-wing, climate conscious leaders in the shape of Gustavo Petro and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva ... EFE.
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Colombia’s economy has high growth potential but cannot ditch oil, mining -IDB

FX Empire 26 Jan 2023
The government of President Gustavo Petro wants to move Colombia away from its reliance on extractive industries, sectors which generate the largest income for Latin America’s fourth-largest economy in exports, taxes and royalties. Petro wants to boost agricultural production in ...
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Colombia must strengthen rule of law, state presence in areas hit by violence -UN

Reuters 26 Jan 2023
Turk spoke in capital Bogota after visiting members of the Andean country's government, including President Gustavo Petro, and praised the leftist leader's pledge to implement total peace throughout the country. Petro wants to end Colombia's almost six decades of ...

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