Additional Resources on Colombia
for International Policy
This page is a comprehensive and up-to-date resource on many aspects of U.S. aid to Colombia.
- Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting
A report on a bias
in New York Times reporting on Colombia.
Policy in Focus
This "think tank without walls" has a commitment to advancing
a citizen-based foreign policy agenda.
The Institute for Policy Studies takes a critical look at current U.S.
America Working Group
The LAWG is a coalition of over 60 religious, human rights, policy,
grassroots and development organizations. Its website contains action
alerts, legislative updates, and other current policy-oriented bulletins.
The RAND Corporation, a conservative think tank, produced the 1994 report
"Controlling Cocaine," showing that drug treatment programs were 23 times
more cost effective than source country eradication of coca.
Department Site on Colombia
The official State Department website on Colombia.
Office on Colombia
USOC educates U.S. policymakers, the media and the public about the
impact of U.S. policy on Colombia. By supporting Colombian civil society
initiatives and broadening knowledge, understanding and debate, it assists in the development of policy solutions.
Office on Latin America
WOLA promotes human rights, democracy, and social and economic justice
in Latin America. The website contains action alerts, legislative updates,
and press releases.
International Peace Organizations:
Colombia-based Peace Organizations:
A collection of media stories relating to Colombia.
A website with information about many aspects of the armed conflict in
Colombia and U.S. involvement.
North American Congress on Latin America - a bimonthly magazine with regular articles
Website with collection of mainstream Colombian news.
Bogota daily newspaper, with good national coverage.
Colombian news radio online.