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Shows featuring Mario Murillo

  • Did Covert U.S. Program Targeting Rebel Leaders Help Undermine Colombia’s Peace Process? Raulreyes
    Continuing our coverage of the startling new report that exposes how a secret CIA program in Colombia is responsible for killing at least two dozen rebel leaders, we’re joined by Mario Murillo, professor and chair of the Department of Radio, Television, Film at Hofstra University and co-director of the Center for Civic...
    December 24, 2013 | Story
  • White House Denies Attempt to Link Auto Industry Bailout to Colombia Pact Obamabushweb
    The Bush administration is denying reports it wants to link aid to the auto industry to Democratic support for a free trade pact with Colombia. Democratic lawmakers, meanwhile, are preparing to push for emergency legislation to help the automakers during the lame-duck session of Congress next week. We speak to Mark Brenner of Labor Notes and Hofstra University professor and journalist Mario...
    November 12, 2008 | Story
  • As Freed US Contractors Speak Out, a Look at the FARC , Colombian Paramilitary Groups and the Generals Being Feted for the Hostage Rescue Hostageweb
    Three American military contractors freed from the Colombian jungle have spoken out against their former captors, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC. Marc Gonsalves, Thomas Howes and Keith Stansell were among the fifteen hostages, including the French Colombian politician Ingrid Betancourt, rescued in an elaborate military operation last week in a major blow to the FARC. We...
    July 08, 2008 | Story
  • With US Assistance, Colombian Troops Attack and Kill 20 FARC Rebels Inside Ecuador Ecuadorweb
    Tensions are high in the Andes following a Colombian military attack in neighboring Ecuador. A leading commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia — FARC — and twenty other fighters were killed Saturday when Colombian troops crossed the Ecuadorian border in a pre-dawn raid. On Monday, both Ecuador and Venezuela rushed troops to their borders with Colombia and said they...
    March 04, 2008 | Story