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Uribe Protesters Return for First Time This Term

A crowd of 15 students and activists gathered at the Mortara Center on Wednesday evening to protest a speech by former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe Velez, rekindling the demonstrations that punctuated his arrival on campus and continued throughout the fall semester. Uribe’s appointment as a Distinguished Scholar in the Practice[Read More…]

by March 25, 2011 0 comments City News, News

Uribe Protesters Return

A crowd of 15 students and activists gathered at the Mortara Center on Wednesday evening to protest a speech by former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe Velez, rekindling the demonstrations that punctuated his arrival on campus and continued throughout the fall semester. Uribe’s appointment as a Distinguished Scholar in the Practice[Read More…]

by March 24, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Slams Against Uribe Neglect Citizen Approval

As a born and raised Colombian citizen and a Georgetown alum, it is with great sadness that I read about the continuous disparagement being suffered by former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe Vélez on campus. The belittling campaigns against Uribe at Georgetown, led by a handful of romantic and uninformed students[Read More…]

by November 9, 2010 0 comments Opinion

More Flak For Uribe

Former President of Colombia Alvaro Uribe Velez’s presence on campus continues to incite opposition in the form of student protests, combined with vocal dissent from some members of the Jesuit community. Demonstrations against Uribe’s appointment as a Distinguished Scholar in the Practice of Global Leadership are expected early next month,[Read More…]

by October 22, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Uribe Arrival Marked by Protest

With former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe Vélez’s arrival on campus Wednesday came a series of protests denouncing his appointment as a School of Foreign Service Distinguished Scholar in the Practice of Global Leadership. On Wednesday afternoon, dozens of activists congregated in Red Square to protest alleged human rights abuses during[Read More…]

by September 10, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News