14-03-2019: Latin American Weekly Report
Colombian peace accord imperilled by Duque
Every department in Colombia, except the San Andrés y Providencia archi- pelago, has some landmines and other explosive devices. “There are more hectares of landmines sown than coffee,” President Santos said. In total it is calculated that anti-personnel mines pose a degree of risk in half of Colombia’s 688 municipalities, 63% of national territory, claiming 11,043 victims dead and wounded over the last 15 years, 40% of them civilians. Only Afghanistan has a higher casualty rate from landmines.
By joining as an individual member you’ll have the opportunity to access our wide range of public events at a discounted rate, as well as additional benefits such as online access to in-depth reports, webinar recordings and This Week in Latin America news articles.
Get the latest information on upcoming Canning House events and other events related to Latin America and Iberia across the UK and beyond.