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Colombia y sus ciudadanos han sufrido por la violencia de los grupos guerrilleros por más de media década. Recientemente, los grupos guerrilleros restantes están perdiendo miembros rápidamente debido a la desmovilización.
On October 18th, 2019, Chile, South America’s poster child of economic success, erupted in massive protests over a price increase in subway fare. Although less than 5 U.S. cents, the fare increase gave way to larger protests about/concerning an economic system that was not working for large swathes of the Chilean population. Decades of persistent inequality, economic precarity, and financial insecurity drove the protests to be some of the largest the region has seen in recent years.
Recent elections in Latin America have resulted in an increase in the hyperpolarization of political parties, leaving a fragmented region betw
On November 29, 2019, five indigenous leaders in what is arguably Colombia’s most dangerous department, Cauca, were killed in the small town of Tacueyo in a massacre led by reemerging dissident rebels.