Colombia: U.S. Client-State which exploits and kills peasants, workers, women and indigenous people

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Posted by Angelo Cardona at Internationalist 360° on

Washington has long helped fuel the devastating conflict in Colombia that goes back to the era of La Violencia in World War I

Funeral of slain guerrilla fighter, Edwin Dagua, an indigenous leader on the Huellas reserve, one of many victims of Colombia’s long civil war. One human rights activist or social leader was murdered every two days in Colombia last year, [Source: trtworld.com]

Colombia: An Ideal U.S. Client-State in the Western Hemisphere

”Washington has always brutally fueled the devastating conflict in Colombia for power and profit. The US strategyin Latin Ameruca has always been to support the racist local oligarchy, formed originally from slavery and colonial conquest, which still owns most land and industry , ruthlessly exploiting and repressing peasants, workers, women and indigenous peoples”.

Colombia has been living with one of the longest armed conflicts in the world. A…

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