With the Right threatening a fragile peace, today’s elections are the most important in Colombia’s recent history.
Tobias Franz is a post-doctoral research fellow at the Centro Interdisciplinario de Estudios sobre Desarrollo (Interdisciplinary Center for Development Studies, Cider), Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá. He holds a PhD in economics from SOAS, University of London.
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