Nos jornais ou nos palanques lá está ela sendo cobrada, ou prometida, palavra repetida como se recém-aprendida. Tão exaltada quanto popular, no Brasil a transparência é já tida como solução para muitos dos nossos problemas. Em 2011 foi aprovada a Lei de Acesso à Informação, que regulamenta a abertura dos órgãos públicos ao cidadão, e vimos o país liderar a Parceria para o Governo Aberto (OGP), uma iniciativa internacional que tem por objetivo principal justamente a promoção da transparência. Grandes avanços, sem dúvida, mas por que só agora?
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The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) called a ceasefire with the Colombian military forces from December 15th, 2013 until January 15th, 2013, which gave hope to analysts observing the ongoing peace talks between FARC representatives and the Colombian gover
~ 1 year ago, on Jan. 14, 2013, Raúl Castro and the Cuban government relaxed foreign travel
policies for its citizens...
~ Between Jan. 14 and Nov. 30, 2013, more than 184,000 islanders had gone abroad.
* Many on more than one trip (257,518 trips total according to Cuba’s foreign
and migration department)
In September of 2013, Caricom, or Caribbean Community that consists of 15 nations including St. Vincent, The Grenadines, Barbados, Suriname, and Grenada, announced they would be attempting to sue 11 European nations for slavery reparations.
For the last 50 years, Colombia’s most prominent guerrilla group, the FARC or Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, have fought violently for land reform and justice for the poor. Formed in 1964, the Marxist peasant movement has used violence to bring attention to their cause, which has mostly been funded by the lucrative drug trade. However, over the last year in Havana, Cuba, negotiators from both the FARC and the Colombian government have been meeting in an effort to end the 50-year war.