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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos shakes hands with FARC leader Timoleón Jiménez, while Raul Castro looks on at the signing of the cease-fire in Havana. (Credit: Presidencia El Salvador/Flickr)

Indigenous groups in Colombia this week suspended the process of prior consultation related to the implementation of the peace deal with the FARC, saying that the government has not shown a genuine desire to include them in matters related to ethnic development.


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News in the Humanosphere: U.S. details anti-abortion rule expansion, affecting $9bn in global health funds

The Trump administration released new anti-abortion rules that will apply to almost $9 billion in global health funding, including a massive HIV/AIDS prevention program, the State Department announced. The rules restrict any foreign nongovernmental organization receiving U.S. global health aid from using any of their other funding to “perform or actively promote abortions as a method of family planning.” (BuzzFeed)

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