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The courageous women of Colombia.

Author: Robin Lloyd; Green Valley Media.
Publisher: Burlington, VT : Green Valley Media, [1997?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
Database:WorldCat
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Investigates whether the U.S. government uses the "Drug War" as a smokescreen to justify arms sales to Colombia and exposes the human rights abuses of the Colombian army against its people and how women specifically have responded to this. In 1996, a delegation sponsored by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) travelled to Colombia to take part in the International Day of Actions Against  Read more...
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Named Person: Gloria Cuartas
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Lloyd; Green Valley Media.
OCLC Number: 38859734
Language Note: English and Spanish with English subtitles.
Credits: Director/camera, Robin Lloyd ; editors, Robin Lloyd, Dorothy Tod.
Description: 1 videocassette (24 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.

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Investigates whether the U.S. government uses the "Drug War" as a smokescreen to justify arms sales to Colombia and exposes the human rights abuses of the Colombian army against its people and how women specifically have responded to this. In 1996, a delegation sponsored by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) travelled to Colombia to take part in the International Day of Actions Against Violence Against Women. The delegation traveled to Apartado in support of its mayor, a courageous young woman named Gloria Cuartas, who is trying to govern the city in an atmosphere of terror. Includes an interview with Mayor Cuartas.

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