Colombia’s Peace-Whisperer Makes Plenty of Enemies

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CARTAGENA, Colombia — For a champion of peace, Leyner Palacios faces a lot death threats.

The latest menacing message came in February, when Mr. Palacios, 47, was warned he had 12 hours to leave the region where he was born on Colombia’s Pacific Coast, and to “never come back.”

The last time he had received a similar warning, in March 2020, one of his bodyguards was killed.

So Mr. Palacios, who served on Colombia’s Truth Commission, announced on Twitter he was going into hiding for a…

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