TOP News

US News: Today: Colombia, what results after 5 years of the peace process?

China: Biden compels to clarify his ambiguous comments on the independence of Taiwan

 China: Biden compels to clarify his ambiguous comments on the independence of Taiwan The US President assured that Washington "did not encourage" Taiwan to independence © Susan Walsh / PA / SIPA Joe Biden and Xi Jinping Have participated in a virtual summit on November 15, 2021. Diplomacy - The US President assured that Washington "did not encourage" Taiwan to independence he corrects the shot.

D'anciens membres de la guérilla des FARC participent à une manifestation exigeant le respect des accords de paix devant la Cour suprême colombienne à Bogota le 1er novembre 2020. (Image d'illustration) © Juan BARRETO / AFP Former members of the FARC participate in a demonstration demanding respect for peace agreements before the Colombian Supreme Court in Bogota on November 1, 2020. (Image for illustration)

Colombia celebrates this Wednesday, November 24 the fifth anniversary of peace agreement with the FARC. In a long interview newspaper El Espectador , former President Juan Manuel Santos is back on the balance sheet of the peace process. November 24, 2016, Santos signed the agreement at the Teatro Colon in Bogota with the leader of the FARC Rodrigo Londoño, alias Tymoshenko.

Today, he believes that there has been undeniable progress. 95% of FARC fighters have disarmed, "is a great success," he says. But the former president regretted that the agreement did not protect violence some former members of the FARC and social leaders. "On the security front, the State has failed," says Juan Manuel Santos. Is

Capitol Attack: Jacob Chansley, the "Qanon Shaman", sentenced to 41 months of prison

 Capitol Attack: Jacob Chansley, the Jacob Chansley pleaded guilty of hindering the certification of the presidential results by the Congress © Win McNamee / Getty Images North America / Getty Images Via AFP Jacob Chansley, the "Qanon Shaman", was sentenced to 41 months in prison for his role in the Capitol attack. Verdict - Jacob Chansley had pleaded guilty of hindrance to the certification of the presidential results by the Congress for the judge, he "posed in the emblem of riots".

The 2016 agreement a success? According to critics of the peace process, but rather a failure. "There is no peace process." This is the opinion of Alvaro Uribe, former Colombian president and notorious opponent negotiations with the FARC. In a letter to the Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, currently visiting Bogota, Uribe is still furious. He castigates as it does five years' impunity offered to those who have committed heinous crimes. " It is read in Semana .

► Read also: British : what results 5 years after the peace agreement with the FARC?

The US wants to remove the FARC from the blacklist of terrorist organizations

On the occasion of the anniversary of the signing of the agreement, the United States began the procedure to remove the former guerrillas from their blacklist foreign terrorist organizations. Now, only ex-combatants who are still active and have trained other armed groups will be targeted by sanctions, according to the Washington Post .

Meghan Markle 'In Peace': Caitlyn Jenner evokes the new life of the Duchess

 Meghan Markle 'In Peace': Caitlyn Jenner evokes the new life of the Duchess © Peterson Christopher / Splash News / Abaca Since left England and has moved away from the royal family, Meghan Markle can finally blow and live his life as she hears it. A relief for the 40-year-old woman, and for Prince Harry who appreciates this life away from the palace and its obligations. Unfortunately, this new start in life is not always synonymous with tranquility for the duchess of Sussex, which is very regularly the target of criticism from the media .

The US decision was welcomed among others by the veteran Pablo Catatumbo, now a senator, said the Washington Post. The paper recalls that the Americans could not even meet with veterans. Not to mention that the United States had no right to financially support the integration into civil society of the former members of the FARC.

An African American exonerated after 43 years in jail

This is a serious miscarriage of justice. A sexagenarian African American was exonerated by the court and released. He had spent almost two-thirds of his life in prison - 43 years behind bars - only to be exonerated by a judge. According to the magistrate, there was no physical evidence that linked the accused, Kevin Strickland, crime, murder of three people committed

in 1979. In fact, he was convicted solely on the basis of testimony, some have exonerated since. According to the New York Times , the first thing that Kevin Strickland made after his release is to go to the tomb of his mother who died last August.

Venezuela: overwhelming victory of power in the regional elections

 Venezuela: overwhelming victory of power in the regional elections © Federico Parra in a polling station in Caracas, under the eye of Hugo Chavez, November 21, 2021 The power of President Nicolas Maduro, whose re-election to the presidency From Venezuela in 2018 is not recognized by part of the international community, won an overwhelming victory in Sunday's regional elections, winning 20 governor positions and the town hall of Caracas.

In Haiti, food insecurity after the earthquake of August

Food insecurity is installed in the departments affected by the earthquake last August. This will affect 754,000 people in the departments of the great south, according to forecasts of the World Bank, quoted by the Alterpresse agency. The World Bank has announced emergency aid totaling 190 million. The

still insecure, but that related to violence by armed gangs. Civil society has decided to act. It is read in the Nouvelliste . This Tuesday, November 23, the Working Group on Security was officially presented to the press. It is composed of civil society, academics and a former director of the National Police. The goal is to create a "pressure group that will work with the authorities" to try to find solutions to the endemic insecurity which disrupts the lives of Haitians.

► Read also: Haiti : general strike against insecurity and the influence of

armed gangs

Riots in Solomon Islands: New Zealand sends peacekeeping forces .
© Reuters - Stringer The peacekeeping force includes soldiers from New Zealand, Australia, Fiji Islands and Papua New Guinea. It must support Police of the Solomon Islands, here photographed in Honaria, November 26, 2021. Neo Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Wednesday 1 December the deployment of 65 soldiers and police officers in a force Peacekeeping by Australia in the Solomon Islands, after deadly riots that ravaged part of the capital, Honiara.

See also