Analysis: A powder keg called Colombia

The high rates of violence, the clash over judicial independence and the lack of progress in the implementation of the peace process this year, all run up against an electoral process that already marks the country's political and public life.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - To say that in recent years there has been anything that resembles calm in Colombia may be misleading. The high rates of violence, the clash over judicial independence, and the lack of progress in the implementation of the peace process would put to rest any reasoning about hypothetical tranquility.

The problem is that to all this, as of today, even more uncertainty has been added: over health, derived from the pandemic, of course; but also economic issues, with an alarming increase in extreme poverty and a tenacious cash flow problem.

All this, amplified by the 2022 . . .

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