Mary Anastasia O'Grady

Wall Street Journal

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Americas columnist for the Wall Street Journal and member of its editorial board

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In 1964, Colombian peasant farmers—virtual slaves of urban landowners--formed the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, known as the FARC.

After Decades of war in Colombia, peace has a chance

In 1964, Colombian peasant farmers—virtual slaves of urban landowners--formed the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, known as the FARC.

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Brazil's President,  Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva , has morphed from a fiery union leader to a moderate contrast with Venezuela's  Hugo Chavez .  As President, he's managed to help the…

What Will Brazilian Election Mean for US, Latin America?

Brazil's President, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva , has morphed from a fiery union leader to a moderate contrast with Venezuela's Hugo Chavez .  As President, he's managed to help the…

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