Rodrigo Londono Echeverri, FARC leader, runs for Colombia president

Rodrigo Londono Echeverri, FARC leader, runs for Colombia president

BUENOS AIRES – Rising through the ranks of Colombia’s feared guerrilla rebels, Rodrigo Londono Echeverri repeatedly insisted that the leftist terrorist movement was the only option against “Washington and the oligarchy.” But not even a year after he turned in his Kalashnikov, he wants to replace it with a presidential sash. Mr. Londono’s bid to […]

Emil Franzi: When the Center goes a bit off-center

Emil Franzi: When the Center goes a bit off-center

By Emil Franzi This election cycle is validating two of my own political maxims: •The Center moves, sometimes imperceptively, but is never static. •Moderation is a demeanor and not an epistemology. My thanks to this lineup of presidential candidates for validating both points. The theroretical center is a statistical point in which all issues are […]