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tv   Inside Story 2018 Ep 148  Al Jazeera  May 29, 2018 10:32am-11:01am +03

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it's time that the working class gets a chance at a decent life. the former mayor of the capital bubble who was once in in one thousand urban guerrilla has tapped into massive discontent with the political establishment he is seen as a champion of the poor and the marginalized but high macassar warns that pedro who is close to venezuela's hugo chavez is a wolf in sheep's clothing i don't think you're going to get them he must be clear petro is a populist disguising as a leftist populism can also be disguised as a center or right wing but in the end it's a strategy to get power and to not let it go. on the opposite extreme of the ideological divide is evander seen as a younger version of his mentor conservative former president. he represents the status quo and those opposed to historic peace deal signed with park rebels the most. inexperienced but charismatic at this rally he comforted a woman whose missing mother was kidnapped by far rebels ten years ago promising to
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see that justice is done. the showdown between the two candidates will undoubtedly impact a still fragile peace agreement that ended more than fifty years of armed conflict with the fark better and i have less than three weeks to win over colombians who voted for other more moderate candidates in the first round but many people tell us that they would rather cast a blank ballot rather than vote for a president they don't want. and that gives dougie who won the most votes a decided advantage through is wasting no time trying to assure colombians he won't take from the rich to give to the poor rather that he will make the poor rich or at least middle class if he can defeat the fear factor he might stand a chance to see in human. for sales government says it's reached an agreement with the main truck drivers union to end an eight day strike and some food items are in short supply as many drivers continue to protest. the reports
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from sao paulo. in brazil yet they're saying they've reached agreement on the protest is over but brasilia is a long way from here a most of the rest of brazil. at least truck drivers tens of thousands of them either haven't received the message or don't plan to heed it. we are not only here for the truck drivers but for all brazilians who are suffering with the rises in electricity water gas everything brazilians have to work just to survive we are not members of any political party we are the people who are suffering the most yet the same the rise in the price of diesel makes it hard for them to earn a living and tempers afraid and this used to be a strike now it's more than a strike brazil is realize that we can't keep going with these politicians who over the years we've seen involved in corruption bribery and scandals. the government
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has offered a ten percent reduction but can hardly afford the more than one of the quotes a billion dollars it will have to pay the state oil company petrobras in compensation was taken many here by surprise is just how quickly a country as well developed as brazil with the seventh largest economy in the world can be brought to its knees with the economy fragile a weak government can only offer temporary partial solutions with everybody here now very well aware of how reliant we all are on a constant flow of fuel. protesting drivers have been blocking roads across brazil it means many gas stations have run out of fuel while those still have supplies attract lines of desperate motorists that can stretch to several kilometers is. not the economic recovery many acts but second is happening. in illinois. brazil's economy is not weak was weak as the political movement in this country we've had a former president arrested and now have
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a weak president in office he has no leadership or charisma and the increase in oil and gas prices is just added to the problems. even if all of brazil's truck drivers return to work immediately it would still take several days for the country to return to normal but with presidential elections due in october it will be a normality fruitless tension and the threat of more strikes and protests. when there are just. starbucks is closing thousands of its coffee shops across the united states on tuesday for a staff training on racial bias the chain was criticized last month when two black men were arrested while waiting for a friend i want to fit stores in philadelphia the incident reflects centuries of racial stereotyping that many americans are now trying to correct as rob reynolds reports. at the calabash tea house shelves are filled with traditional remedies herbal mixtures to ease aching joints soothe frazzled nerves and even spark romance
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it's a form of knowledge handed down from centuries past says owner sonia ayman i'm a fifth generation herbalist a natural healer and so my job is really to continue that tradition but another part of her job is working with employees to make them aware of implicit bias when they're on the basis of race gender age sexual orientation or anything else we're always talking to our staff from moment to moment about their interactions with both about exampling the best behavior and best practices to make sure everyone feels that they're welcome if you don't correct it in the moment it becomes a deep seated behavior that it's implied that it's ok and it's not ok as part of starbucks effort to undo the damage its reputation suffered following the widely publicized arrest of two black customers at one of its stores the company is
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shutting eight thousand shops on may twenty ninth and giving employees a training session on implicit bias and customer service we're here to make starbucks a place where everyone everyone feels welcome starbucks barred the press from the sessions but released a video showing what employees will be taught social scientists say changing people's behavior and implicit biases is hard work and takes time employee training sessions are a start but not a solution as they also say the effort must include specific achievable goals do you have outcomes that would signal that the diversity efforts inclusion efforts are working at a lot of times that's where it stops people say oh oh. we just want people to be unbiased so nonspecific how would you ever know if you actually have achieved it since you reserve racial bias and stereotyping have lived deeply etched patterns of thought and behavior that are not easily removed it's
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a sad result of the stain of racism and so strongly underneath american culture that we grow up into and we begin the see certain people as suspicious of other people as less suspicious certain people as valuable other people's less valuable back at the calabash amun has their own ideas fighting bias i think the number one rule is assume the best. part of the issues that we see with bias in the news is that the worst was always assumed and that's where we get into trouble humans approach to customer satisfaction seems to be working business is good and she's opening another teashop later this year robert oulds. the headlines on al-jazeera there's been what seems to be the biggest attack on israel from gaza since the twenty fourteen war several rockets and shells were
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fired but few landed after being intercepted by israel's iron dome and defense system and after weeks of protest on land palestinians are now taking their fight to the sea two boats from gaza will attempt to break israel's eleven year long naval blockade eighteen passengers including patients and students are expected to be on board demonstrators say it's a peaceful protest to highlight their plight under israel's crippling air sea and land blockades a new human rights watch report says some of his roles largest banks are financing the expansion of illegal settlements in the occupied west bank it says the banks are providing millions of dollars a mortgages on loans to illegal settlers north korea's spy chief and senior official kim yong child is headed to the u.s. after stopping over in beijing he's likely to hold discussions with u.s. officials were guarding a possible summit between kim jong il trump. japan's prime minister. says he'll be
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meeting donald trump before any singapore summit goes ahead the two men also spoke on the phone about japanese citizens being held by north korea. the abduction victims today and have conveyed the feelings to u.s. president donald trump and discussed how important it is to resolve this issue also we agreed to have a japan u.s. summit before the u.s. north korea summit the leaders of libya's rival factions are due to meet the french president in paris for talks to end the political crisis emanuel my call has been welcoming delegates at the palace the eastern based renegade general telephone have to it is expected to be there along with the head of the u.n. backed government in tripoli prime minister. colombia's military says it's killed eleven dissident members of the former rebel group fark in the country's south the defense minister says they had been threatening politicians entrepreneurs and
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civilians in the quotes a region the operation comes a day after the first round of colombia's presidential election those are the headlines inside stories coming up next on al-jazeera stay with us. the i.m.f. said riyadh's a break even price for twenty eighteen is likely to be around eighty eight dollars a barrel why is argentina again turning to the i.m.f. for help now we bring you the stories that are shaping the economic world we live in counting the cost on al-jazeera. colombia's peace deal could be a fierce critic of the agreement with rebels in pole position to be president if evangel wins the next vote with reignite an armed conflict that saw more than two hundred thousand people killed over five decades this is inside story.
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a low and welcome to the program. colombia's presidential election race is the most divisive in decades two candidates at opposite ends of the political spectrum white . leads to the first round while i had of leftist gustavo petro at stake in the second round vote is the future of the peace deal signed by the government and fog rebels in two thousand and sixteen decays opposed it saying it's too lenient on fog patra back to it but will he get the support of the wavering voters we've talked to our gas in a moment but first our latin america. reports from bogata. conservative candidates came in ahead in the first round with thirty nine percent of the votes supported by colombians who want to modify
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a historic peace accord the stunt doubles which many see as a reward for terrorists orchestration because i am sure hope supersedes closs patriot. i. think he'll be facing his political end to cis former bogota mayor. who in his use was a left wing urban guerilla and follow him up from school and this is what we're going to talk about at the ballot boxes in fifteen days it's a return to violence or it's building an era of peace. picture supporters believe he can deliver on the promise of health education and social justice for millions of disenfranchised colombians in what is one of the world's most socially an equal countries get you out of that if you help the old the mothers like me who needed help i always had his support when he was mayor i trust and believe in and. there was a chance. in order to win the drought easy as. big as the
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law which is that we have not got all kinds of opponents warn he'll turn colombia into a new than israela a cuba he is deeply distrusted by the political and economic a stablish meant beadle like but do get to raises concerns among moderates in regard i mean or do i have no doubt that if he wins he'll extradite the fark leaders and the peace process the same thing that happened in the middle east after agreements were violated will happen here it's what's clear is that colombians will be going to the polls again to lose between two radically different options for their future. looking to see in human just what that. the two thousand and sixteen deal was or will generally with jack to the referendum but the colombian government managed to hammer out a revised version that includes the following main points fark moves an estimated
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seven thousand fighters from its hideouts in the mountains into the armament camps set up by the united nations farquhar them become a political party its weapons melted down to build three peace monuments special courts will look into crimes committed during the conflict those who confess get a reduced sentence a fund will be sat up for land to be distributed to those displaced during the conflict fark to stop the drug production that few of the conflict while the government provides alternative sources of revenue for coca growers let's bring in our guests joining us in washington d.c. him in a sense shares their colonial human rights advocate of the washington office on latin america and also in washington peter hacking president emeritus and senior fellow of the inter american warm welcome to you or let me start by
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asking him in of this i mean even do you care first followed by gustavo petro any indication what would the second term run of look like. well i think it's really going to determine who the perks who voted for said here for hard though decided to go with but what we have right now is a panorama a very different points of views and who wins is going to greatly determine how columbia the size sit take things in the future in terms of the peace deal we know that. even duke a is has stated that while he will follow through at the peace accord he plans to make some major reforms in it he's also planning to unify the do this of system in colombia which would greatly undermine the special jurisdiction for peace while gustavo petro is more than likely to continue in the same vein when
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it comes to the issue of the peace process peter why does even looks like the man likely to secure a comfortable win in the runoff i think i think you're right i think that yvonne dukie is going to very likely win this runoff i find it hard to imagine that petro is going again even a majority of those that didn't vote for him in the first round i think that majority will go to do ok plus his forty percent already in the polls i think he has a comfortable route to victory and the reason is simple people are looking for somebody.

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