Post Tagged with: "Colombia"

Hacking Latin America: The Right to Privacy

Hacking Latin America: The Right to Privacy

August 28, 2015 at 7:34 PM

This is not the first time that the Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom Expression or other international organizations expressed their concern for the massive utilization of spying software by states. Although technology evolves quicker than regulation, some principles aiming to protect freedom and dignity from those programs exist.

Gewehre, everywhere- German weapons in Latin America

Gewehre, everywhere- German weapons in Latin America

February 26, 2015 at 8:21 AM

Reading Latin American newspapers does not make for the most uplifting start of a day. Gang wars, missing or supposedly killed students, or the perpetual battle over market shares by drug cartels dominate the mostly-sensationalist news coverage on the region. Christmas, however, came early on December 17 last year forRead More

Peace and presidential elections: Ongoing negotiations with the FARC in Colombia

Peace and presidential elections: Ongoing negotiations with the FARC in Colombia

July 28, 2014 at 4:25 AM

After many attempts at pacifying the country, it seems that Colombia has never been closer to ending its internal conflict. However, we can discern the real progress in the peace talks and the use of the peace process for electoral matters. Since May 2014, we entered  the 51st year of confrontationRead More