Category Archives: Colombia

On This Day — El Aro Massacre (Colombia – October 22 1997) [2021]

“There are repeated accusations that the recordings were made by the British agency MI6, friends of Juan Manuel Santos, in a ruse against me.” Former Colombia President Alvaro Uribe October 22 2018 — The El Aro massacre (Spanish: Masacre del … Continue reading

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2016 NOBEL PEACE PRIZE JUAN MANUEL SANTOS — Does Anyone Remember “Los Falsos Positivos”? [UPDATE : Peace Court: Colombia army killed 6,400 civilians and falsely passed them off as enemy combatants]

“We can call them ‘false positives’ or ‘extrajudicial executions’, but really these were cold-blooded murders. They were meticulously planned and carried by all ranks.” Omar Rojas Bolaños and Fabian Leonardo Benavides — Blind Obedience in Fictitious Battlefields October 8 2016 … Continue reading

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On This Day — Pablo Escobar is killed in Medellin (December 2 1993) [2020]

“What we’ve learned is that if you look at history what happened with the Medellin Cartel after we took them down, Cali Cartel got stronger, right? Then we take them down, and North Valle Cartel takes over. We’re taking down … Continue reading

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35 Years Ago — Colombia Palace of Justice Under Siege (November 6 1985)

“Colombia has moved on… Colombia has forgotten the Palace of Justice siege.” Ana Carrigan — “The Palace of Justice: A Colombian Tragedy”   November 6 2020 — The Palace of Justice siege (Toma del Palacio de Justicia in Spanish) was … Continue reading

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On This Day — El Aro Massacre (Colombia – October 22 1997) [2020]

“There are repeated accusations that the recordings were made by the British agency MI6, friends of Juan Manuel Santos, in a ruse against me.” Former Colombia President Alvaro Uribe “A cada cerdo le llega su San Martín.” (Every pig will … Continue reading

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Matarife — An Unnameable Genocide [Álvaro Uribe Vélez — Season 1 – Episode 2 : Death Corporation]

“The investigation involving Álvaro Uribe has serious implications for the independence of Colombia’s justice institutions, as well as the ongoing efforts to uncover the full truth about the powerful political networks that backed paramilitary death squads during Colombia’s decades-long conflict.” … Continue reading

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Matarife — An Unnameable Genocide [Álvaro Uribe Vélez — Season 1 – Episode 1: Matarife, Asesino, Mafioso & Paraco]

“The investigation involving Álvaro Uribe has serious implications for the independence of Colombia’s justice institutions, as well as the ongoing efforts to uncover the full truth about the powerful political networks that backed paramilitary death squads during Colombia’s decades-long conflict.” … Continue reading

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Matarife — An Unnameable Genocide [Álvaro Uribe Vélez]

“The investigation involving Álvaro Uribe has serious implications for the independence of Colombia’s justice institutions, as well as the ongoing efforts to uncover the full truth about the powerful political networks that backed paramilitary death squads during Colombia’s decades-long conflict.” … Continue reading

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On This Day — El Aro Massacre (Colombia – October 22 1997) [UPDATE : Former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe under House Arrest]

“There are repeated accusations that the recordings were made by the British agency MI6, friends of Juan Manuel Santos, in a ruse against me.” Former Colombia President Alvaro Uribe “A cada cerdo le llega su San Martín.” (Every pig will … Continue reading

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On This Day — Pablo Escobar is killed in Medellin (December 2 1993) [2019]

“Pablo  committed suicide. He did not get killed. During all the years they went after him, he would say to me every day that if he was really cornered without a way out, he would shoot himself through the ear.” … Continue reading

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