Saturday, 20 September 2008

Blog and News Round-up

Another human rights organisation has become the target of official suspicion in Colombia, apparently after criticising the regime:

More slime thrown at human rights NGOs (Plan Colombia and Beyond)


Paramilitaries, Human Rights, and the Trade Agreement: Questions for Colombia's President Uribe (WOLA)

A point which should be obvious but which, in Latin America, needs making again and again: the armed forces should stay out of politics:

The Salvadoran Armed Forces and the elections (Tim's El Salvador Blog)

Salvador Allende has been voted the greatest Chilean of all time in a popular television programme:

Salvador Allende - Greatest Chilean, by Popular Acclaim (IPS)

And finally, The Mex Files recalls the earthquake of September 19, 1985:

Shaken... and stirred: 19 September 1985

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