The Colombian government’s draft decree laying out the functioning of a re-initiated aerial herbicide spraying program in coca-growing areas, and how the government would satisfy the Constitutional Court’s restrictions on that program.
WOLA’s Defense Oversight Director Adam Isacson talks about Colombia with WOLA Andes Program Director Gimena Sánchez-Garzoli. She explains Colombia’s four-week-old wave of social protests, the continuing challenge of peace accord implementation, and efforts to protect social leaders. Isacson and Sánchez-Garzoli talk about what they saw and heard during October field research in the historically conflictive, and still very tense, regions of Arauca and Chocó.
A presidential decree laying out the functioning of “Strategic Comprehensive Immigration Zones,” known as ZEII or “Zonas Futuro,” which seek to establish a state presence in small conflictive territories, complementing the peace accords’ Territorially Focused Development Plans (PDET). (Link at dapre.presidencia.gov.co)