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    The Flexible Separation of Powers in Colombia

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    The article responds to the Secrets of Transformation multimedia series, a joint project of Bertelsmann Transformation Index and Deutsche Welle.  Colombia has a presidential system of government which means that the head of government is elected through popular vote and that the executive and legislative terms are fixed and do not need mutual ratification. So […]

  • God’s abode for the homeless in a big city

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    As part of our  coverage on “The New City” we asked our bloggers for some pictures from their cities. Are there any places in their cities that are prime examples for sustainable urban living? But it could also be a negative example in order to show how a city should not […]