Posts Tagged ‘Congreso’
The long wait of the JEP to the Constitutional Court and the Congress’ response
In the last six months civil society organizations, such as Dejusticia, have called on both institutions to give way to the rules that consolidate the Special Jurisdiction for Peace.Read More
Democracy without a People
Abraham Lincoln, in his famous Gettysburg speech, characterized democracy as the government of the people, by the people, and for the people.Read More
The Electoral Debate on Drugs
Congressional candidates have broken the taboo. For the first time the debate about drugs and their regulation has taken hold of the campaigns in Colombia.Read More
The second round of the Legal Framework for Peace
Petro’s balcony –and now, Falcao’s knee—have managed to overshadow the recent Constitutional Court decision regarding the Legal Framework for Peace.Read More
A Court Scandal?
Is it, as several analysts have pointed out, an abuse, an excessive formalism or cowardice that the Constitutional Court decided to strike down the reform that broadens military jurisdiction because of a procedural problem?Read More
Prison for Protesting?
It had been a long time since such an objectionable, anti-democratic and unconstitutional piece of legislation, like the one presented by the Minister of Defense, meant to punish with jail time those who go out in to the streets to protest, was presented in Congress.Read More