"Most countries only have a weak or outdated list of exceptions and limitations to copyright, which is far less permissive than the United States' fair use system. Colombia's list of exceptions was issued more than 20 years ago and barely apply to the digital age....]"
"We need to question why Colombia has such severe copyright laws in the first place. It directly results from the country's trade agreement with the United States. Colombia reformed its criminal laws in 2006 and expanded criminal penalties for copyright infringement in order to fulfill the trade deal's restrictive copyright standards."