Monthly Archives: July 2012

Approaching a Tipping Point in Colombia?

Occasionally, and I believe this is such a time, one is privileged to stand before a moment of potential change.  It is the moment when the repeated striking of the flint produces a spark.  Eventually, the spark flickers, catches hold, … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera Discussion on Crisis in Cauca

Check out the segment below, which aired Wednesday on Al Jazeera television, to hear about the rising conflict in southwestern Colombia and to see live footage from the region. The show features yours truly as a guest, along with U.S. … Continue reading

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Hitnu Concerns in Arauca, Colombia

I received the following handwritten letter from José Montaña Peroza, the leader of the 669-member Hitnu community at La Ilusión on the reservation of Las Vorágines in the Department of Arauca, Colombia.  It was directed to the participants at the … Continue reading

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