Radio Foro: Interview with Laura Rangel from RECALCA

We had a conversation with Laura Rangel from the Colombian Alliance against Free Trade, RECALCA.

Laura Rangel describes her government as corrupt. The EU sits at the same table with a president who is oppressing and disappearing people. These human rights abuses, she says, are conducted in the interests of large European companies. Rangel refutes the argument that Columbia has become safer under Uribe and that the country is in a process of democratization which should be supported by the EU.

It is wrong to assume that the situation has imporoved on account of the free trade agreement. Quite the contrary. The signing of the agreement will only serve to legimitize the crimes committed.“

Beitrag: Darius Ossami
English translation: Rebecca Ellis
Voice Over: Rebecca Ellis and John Levy

This radio report can be heard for the moment only in german. The version of this radial report in English will be uploaded in the coming days


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