Agrarian Strike in Colombia Triggers Military Repression, Political Explosion

By W. T. Whitney Jr. | September 2, 2013 |


The current agrarian strike in Colombia follows an earlier one in Catatumbo department where small farmers mobilized for land and... Read more »

Colombian Government Repression of Catatumbo Peasants Has Lessons

By Tom Whitney |

 Open letter – Mr. President [Santos]: I would like to have you tell me to my face that I am a guerrilla. None of us... Read more »

US Still Leery of Peace with Justice in Colombia

By W. T. Whitney Jr. | May 22, 2013 |

Asked recently by a Mexican interviewer to justify U.S. involvement in Venezuelan affairs, President Barack Obama suggested Venezuela should be... Read more »

Four More Years: Militarizing Latin America

Conn M. Hallinan /
Dispatches From The Edge /
Jan. 15, 2013 /

This past December marked the 190th anniversary of the Monroe Doctrine, the 1823 policy declaration by President... Read more »