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Where demobilisation of the FARC may leave a dangerous vacuum and increased violence

Temer out!

Demonstrations against Brazil's new President, Michel Temer, widely regarded as a usurper, are taking place in many cities and towns.
UK Aid Agency Christian Aid hails the positive outcome of the peace process, but notes the challenges ahead.
Anti-Temer protests are spreading like wildfire as the new government is forced to make U turn after U turn
A sober assessment of the tasks facing the peace-makers. All parties must compromise and reconciliation cannot be rushed.
Protestors in London and other cities say 'No to the coup' and 'No impeachment'.
International drug policies reflect a bias towards the global north, with damaging consequences for the south.
The Colombian government has recently launched aerial bombardments against new armed groups in northern Colombia, claiming they are 'narcos'. The groups, however, claim to be politically motivated.
Peace negotiators in Havana have at last signed off the Agreement on Victims, a key part of the peace process and a great advance.
China's growing willingness to engage with Latin America could transform the region, argues Raul Zibechi.

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