Tag: reparations

Attention to non-Attention/ Atención a no-Atención

Español abajo The president of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, finally visited Mampuján last month. I unfortunately had another meeting elsewhere, so wasn’t able to attend, but from what I have gathered, it was a spectacular flurry of government self-congratulations. T-shirts were liberally distributed, thanking the government on the front, and on the back declaring boldly

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Mampuján Dreaming

Here’s my latest article from the Seed website! Be sure to watch/read/listen to the other Seeder’s reflections as well. Mampuján has big dreams and big opportunities to match. The displaced Afro-Colombian community is the first in Colombia to undergo a process of reparations under the Transitional justice process of Law 975. The law remains controversial,

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