Violent protests erupted this month in Colombia after a civilian died in police custody. An overturned police car at a protest in Bogotá is pictured above. // File Photo: @petrogustavo via Twitter.

Will Protesters Keep Taking to the Streets in Colombia?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the motivations behind and implications of recent protests in Colombia.

Fernando Cepeda, Arlene B. Tickner, Sergio Guzmán, Elizabeth Dickinson, Andrea Saldarriaga Jiménez

Latin America Advisor ˙

What Would U.S. Budget Cuts Mean for Latin America?

U.S. President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget proposal contains major cuts to foreign aid, including $140 million in cuts to aid for Colombia, as well as the complete elimination of more than 60 federal programs. What would Trump’s cuts mean for the United States’ role and relations in Latin America?

Marta Lucía Ramírez, Fernando Cepeda, Maria Velez de Berliner, Adam Isacson, James M. Roberts

Latin America Advisor ˙

Is Colombia’s Decades-Long War Finally Over?

Colombia’s Senate on Tuesday approved and sent to the lower house of Congress the government’s renegotiated peace accord with the FARC rebels. How different is this peace deal from the earlier version that voters rejected?

Fernando Cepeda, Maria Velez de Berliner, Barry McCaffrey, Jorge Lara Urbaneja

Latin America Advisor ˙

A Consensus for Peace

Colombia is lacking a national consensus for peace. Washington can help.

Fernando Cepeda

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Responding to the Hemisphere’s Political Challenges

In this report, the Inter-American Dialogue’s Task Force on the Organization of American States reviewed the work of the OAS and set forth recommendations for how the organization can and should be used to engage the varied challenges confronting the hemisphere.

Peter Hakim, Fernando Cepeda

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