Colombia suspends peace talks, and U.S. contributes to Green Climate Fund
The Colombian government has suspended peace talks with the leftist guerrilla group FARC after the kidnapping of an army General. Gimena Sanchez of the Washington Office on Latin America joins us to explain what this means for the peace process.
And, this week the U.S. showed it was serious about helping developing countries with a three billion dollar contribution to the Green Climate Fund. We’ll talk about the effort to get developing countries to cut carbon and use more clean energy with Elizabeth Douglas of Inside Climate News.
Then, WBEZ’s Monica Eng and Yujin Chow, lifestyle editor at Mandarin Quarterly and Mandarin Campus join us to talk about the influx of wealthy Chinese students in Chicago.
(photo: FARC Commander Pastor Alape talks to the press in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa))