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Current History (2017) 116 (787): 74–76.
Published: 01 February 2017
... of California Eduardo Posada-Carbó Colombia Revolutionary Armed Forces Colombia FARC peace negotiations Juan Manuel Santos Álvaro Uribe civil conflict PERSPECTIVE Confronted with the simple choice between war and peace, the overwhelming majority of Colombians for decades have favored...
Current History (2016) 115 (778): 51–56.
Published: 01 February 2016
... many sectors of society for someone who would take a heavy-handed approach to the violence. Álvaro Uribe promised to be that man. Uribe was not inclined to attempt dialogue with the FARC, which he considered a terrorist threat. Rather, he cautiously explored the possibility of negotiating...
Current History (2013) 112 (751): 43–48.
Published: 01 February 2013
...James A. Robinson [D]espite all of the gains under the past two presidents, neither administration has broken with the fundamental system of governance that created the country's problems. James Robinson Colombia Álvaro Uribe Juan Manuel Santos Revolutionary Armed Forces Colombia...
Current History (2012) 111 (742): 67–74.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Colombia Juan Manuel Santos Álvaro Uribe Revolutionary Armed Forces Colombia free trade agreement security demobilization restitution inequality 67 Haunted by deep disparities and an unspeakable history of violence, the country may discover that democratic prosperity remains...
Current History (2011) 110 (733): 62–67.
Published: 01 February 2011
... disputes in the past few years have involved Colombia particularly under the hard- right government of Álvaro Uribe (2002 2010) and the left-leaning governments of Venezuela and Ecuador. Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez frequently alleges that the United States poses an immediate threat to his country s...
Current History (2010) 109 (724): 74–80.
Published: 01 February 2010
... America Hugo Chávez Venezuela Daniel Ortega Nicaragua Álvaro Uribe Colombia Leonel Fernández Dominican Republic 74 Latin America is witnessing an all-too-familiar pattern of presidents manipulat- ing the constitutional framework to seek additional terms in office. The Return...
Current History (2004) 103 (670): 68–73.
Published: 01 February 2004
..., and local council members. President Álvaro Uribe repeated El Tiempo s message hours later, though his mood was far from triumphant. He had little reason to cele- brate: the referendum s outcome was a major set- back for the president, and some of the candidates identified with his government failed to win...