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U.S. aid implicated in abuses of power in Colombia - The Washington Post
American cash, equipment and training, supplied to elite units of the Colombian intelligence service over the past decade to help smash cocaine-trafficking rings, were used to carry out spying operations and smear campaigns against Supreme Court justices, Uribe’s political opponents and civil society groups, according to law enforcement documents obtained by The Washington Post and interviews with prosecutors and former Colombian intelligence officials.
Columbia  United_States  Alvaro_Uribe  drugs  corruption  aid 
august 2011 by dissident
A Bad Trade - by Todd Tucker | Foreign Policy
Obama has swapped smart policy for the same-old job-crushing trade deals.
Panama  Columbia  South_Korea  trade  NAFTA  globalization  Barack_Obama  free_trade 
april 2011 by dissident

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