Colombia's Council of State Overrides Chief Prosecutor
Colombia's Council of State Overrides Chief Prosecutor:
Colombia's Constitutional Council has overturned the appointment of Vivian Morales as the state's Chief Prosecutor. This article examines the reasons for this change and takes a detailed look at President Juan Manuel Santos' next steps, as he pursues an ambitious agenda for his Ministry of Justice.
This analysis was prepared by Ekow Bartels-Kodwo, Research Associate for the Council on Hemispheric Affairs.
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A Renewed Negotiation: Will Santos Seize the Moment?
A weakened FARC has announced that it would no longer use kidnapping as a tool to wage its unending struggle against the Colombian government. This article takes a look at whether President Santos should accept this extended olive branch as an opportunity to end the 48-year conflict.
This analysis was prepared by Robert Works, Research Fellow for the Council on Hemispheric Affairs.