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Thu, Jun 27, 2019

INFOGRAPHICS – Disinformation in democracies: Strengthening digital resilience in Latin America

2018 saw political tides turn in three of Latin America’s largest democracies. These elections also saw deep polarization and distrust in institutions among Brazilians, Mexicans, and Colombians in an information environment ripe with disinformation. And while disinformation and misinformation are nothing new, the spread of false information at alarming rates is more effective and worrisome […]

2018 Elections in Latin America by Roberta Braga

Brazil Colombia

Wed, Jun 12, 2019

MLP Executive Education – Bancolombia

From June 12 to June 15, MLP hosted an executive education program and study tour for Bancolombia executives. The bank brought a mix of C-suite executives from flagship and subsidiary organizations including their Chief Executive, Juan Mora Uribe. Participants were hosted at the Council for a series of high-level meetings. MLP collaborated with many others […]

Program Impact Story by Atlantic Council

Colombia Economy & Business

Sat, Jun 1, 2019

Millennium Leadership Program 2019 Core Program

From May 3 to May 17, the 2018 and 2019 cohorts of Millennium Fellows traveled to Colombia for MLP’s annual Core Program. The 2019 cohort began with the Study Tour component that included meetings with seven ministers and cabinet members, two additional elected officials, six additional senior government and multilateral officials, and a nonprofit leader […]

Uncategorized by Bridget Corna

Americas Civil Society

Tue, Apr 9, 2019

US-Colombia Task Force – Phase 2

Today, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center launches phase two of its US-Colombia Task Force chaired by US Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Ben Cardin (D-MD). The bi-national group will help guide President Duque, President Trump, the US Congress, and both countries’ private sectors, as Colombia transitions into a more peaceful and prosperous democracy.

Colombia Peace and Prosperity Task Force by chernandez

Colombia Economy & Business

Tue, Jul 16, 2019

The US-Colombia partnership: From Venezuela’s crisis to counter-narcotics efforts

The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, in partnership with the United States Institute for Peace, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars’ Latin America Program, and the Inter-American Dialogue, hosted H.E. Carlos Holmes Trujillo, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Colombia, for a discussion on the future of US-Colombia relations. The conversation was moderated […]

Event Recap by Bryan Wilensky

Colombia Conflict

Fri, Jun 20, 2014

Colombia Bets in Favor of Peace

Colombians cast their vote for the presidential elections this last Sunday, leading to the re-election of incumbent president Juan Manuel Santos. The question of what the bitterly contested election’s final result means for the near future of the Andean country reigns as the dust settles from Sunday’s vote. Amid good economic conditions, an improving quality […]

LatAmSource by Carlos Guzman

Colombia

Tue, Aug 28, 2018

#ElectionWatch: As Colombia votes again, misinformation flows

On Sunday, August 26, Colombians went to the polls again. A significant share of the campaigning involved spreading misinformation  —  or countering it.

2018 Elections in Latin America by Jose Luis Peñarredonda

Colombia Disinformation

Mon, Apr 14, 2014

Transformations: Medellin, Colombia, Latin America

Last week the World Urban Forum was hosted in Medellín, Colombia. Twenty years ago this city was under the thumb of infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar and deemed the murder capital of the world. In 2013 it was named most innovative city in the world by the Wall Street Journal, beating out Tel Aviv and […]

LatAmSource by Rachel DeLevie-Orey

Colombia

Tue, Jul 16, 2019

As crisis continues in Venezuela, Colombia’s “borders are open,” foreign minister says

"We are receiving Venezuelans with a sense of solidarity."

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Colombia Venezuela

Sun, Aug 12, 2018

#ElectionWatch: Partisan Media Deepens Divides in Colombia

During recent elections in Colombia, entities on all ends of the political spectrum spread misinformation and editorialized to suit varied agendas.

2018 Elections in Latin America by Jose Luis Peñarredonda

Colombia Disinformation