By Abigail R. Hall | Friday December 23, 2016 at 9:19 AM PDT | Comments Off on Colombia Joins Argentina and Venezuela in Adopting Backward Economic Policies
The Colombian government recently “persuaded” food producers to agree to have the prices of some of their goods “frozen.” Soon the prices of products like red meat, fish, dairy, eggs, grains, and processed foods will be set by the Colombian government. Once imposed, producers of these goods will be unable to raise their prices. According...
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Tags: Argentina, Colombia, Economics, price controls, prices, profit and loss, Venezuela
By Alvaro Vargas Llosa | Tuesday October 4, 2016 at 11:00 AM PDT | Comments Off on Colombia Voters ‘Just Say No’ to Peace Pact with Narco-Terrorists
The result of Colombia’s plebiscite on the peace accord signed by the government and the FARC, the narco-terrorist organization, was a stunning surprise. More than 60 percent of the country abstained from Sunday’s referendum and, in a major blow to the polls, 50.2 percent of those who voted rejected the deal. Two major aspects...
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Tags: Álvaro Uribe, Colombia, FARC, Juan Manuel Santos, Latin America, peace accords