Latin América Colombia: Unfair Decision Against Piedad Córdoba By Carlos Quintanilla Colombian Senator, Piedad Córdoba, was banned from public office on September 27 for 18 years because of her alleged ties to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). FARC is regarded as a terrorist organization by Colombia, the United States and Europe. Córdoba is also a peace activist, and is the leader of the civil society group “Colombians for Peace,” She [...]

Dilma Rousseff Brazil’s Presidential Favorite

Latin América Dilma Rousseff  Brazil’s Presidential Favorite By Carlos Quintanilla According to a recent survey by the Sensus Institute published on Brazilian digital media, Worker's Party (PT) presidential candidate, Dilma Rousseff, leads the presidential race, there. Rousseff has 41.6 percent voter approval. Jose Serra, of the Brazilian opposition Democratic Social Party (PSDB), is in second place with 31.6 percent, followed by Marina Silva, Green Party (PV), candidate, with 8.5 percent. Serra, 68, [...]

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