THE DISPOSSESSED Chronicles of the Desterrados of Columbia. By Alfredo Molano. Foreword by Aviva Chomsky. Haymarket Books (, world English. Home Alfredo Molano; Aviva Chomsky The Dispossessed: Chronicles of the Chronicles of the Desterrados of Colombia: Alfredo Molano; Aviva Chomsky. The Dispossessed Chronicles of the Desterrados of Colombia. by Alfredo Molano ; Aviva Chomsky; Lance Selfa; Daniel Bland. Print book: Document Computer.

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The book itself consists of many horrifying personal accounts and stories told by ordinary Colombians and written by Molano in his attempt to raise awareness of the situation in Colombia. Annie rated it really liked it Feb 21, Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

Check copyright status Cite this Title The dispossessed: We tend to hear about the troubles in Colombia as only being tied to the drug destrrrados. Molano is a columnist for the newspaper El Espectador in Colombia. Though these women and men are not traditional activists speaking in left-wing academic jargon, their horrific stories of courage and survival give the reader a rich understanding of what Plan Colombia and the FTAA are really about.


The tremendous number of internally displaced people has on This is a powerful, beautiful and yet very depressing book that I believe most people could benefit from reading.

To ask other readers questions about The Dispossessedplease sign up. Nov 01, Cristina Rueda rated it really liked it. Molina writes as a journalist who was forced to flee his country. No trivia or quizzes yet. Tania rated it really liked it Jul 03, Lance Selfa is an editor of and contributor to International Socialist Review.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Excellent book showing what Columbia was – and largely remains – for the domestic refugees which number in the millions.

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It is also a beautiful book, because the voices here are voices of survivors who have managed to retain their humanity and dignity.

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The Dispossessed: Chronicles of the Desterrados of Colombia

This Alfredo Molano has serious courage for continuously writing truth to power in Colombia. Sadly, like in Pinochet’s Chile, the disappearance of activists, particularly trade unionists, has become commonplace. Excellent book showing what Columbia was – and largely remains – for the domestic refugees which number in the millions.

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