Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/views/2019/08/19/remembering-colombian-land-defender-hernan-bedoya
Very surprised Brazil didn’t make the list in the story. It appears Columbian politicians have learned a lot from US intervention.
These are not excesses, but the essence, of capitalism
Both the U.S. and Canada count Colombia as a valued ally in their campaign to overthrow the elected president of Venezuela. As Venezuela’s neighbor hosting several recent U.S. military bases, Colombia’s role is similar to that of Honduras in the 1980s, used as a platform to attack Nicaragua.