Colombia (Major World Nations)

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The government and Colombia's second largest rebel group, the National Liberation Army (ELN) agreed in early 1998 to open peace negotiations. Colombian artists have captured the country's changing political and cultural backdrop using a range of styles and mediums. The Andean Highlands are near the front of Ecuador where the Andes Mountains separate into three marked chains or cordilleras that reach northward to the Caribbean Sea. The Times noted that "Human rights organizations and opposition groups have long suspected that they were the objects of surveillance and eavesdropping, said Jorge Rojas Rodriguez, president of a leading Bogota-based Colombian human rights organization known by its Spanish initials, CODHES. 'The government has a lot to explain from a democratic point of view, how it uses military intelligence to find out what the opposition says,' Rojas said. 'It only shows this is a police state that puts a premium on arbitrariness over the rule of law.'" The US Drug Czar, John Walters, admitted in a letter to a US Senator that the price of cocaine dropped and the purity increased since the last time ONDCP released its availability estimates.

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Publisher: Chelsea House Pub (Library) (February 2002)

ISBN: 1591551242

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