Talking Points

Articles with keyword "Colombia"

MADRE Talking Points: Using International Law to Wage Peace in Colombia

Posted on: Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Keywords: Colombia, Latin America and Caribbean

In recent decades, human rights advocates have won passage of a system of international human rights treaties, helping to address a wide range of social justice concerns.  More and more, local activists are devising ways to use these international...

MADRE Talking Points: The Role of the US in Colombia's Conflict

Posted on: Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Keywords: Colombia, Latin America and Caribbean

The Conflict in a Nutshell For over 40 years, Colombians have endured an armed conflict over their country’s highly concentrated sources of natural wealth, especially land. In the...


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