Fri, 02 Jun 2023 18:31:59 +0000
Deadly violence against Colombia’s social leaders persists
Colombia’s human rights defenders and community leader continue to suffer widespread aggression despite government promises to curb the violence, according to a human rights organization. In it’s annual report, NGO… The post Deadly ...

Fri, 02 Jun 2023 13:24:47 +0000
Wiretap scandal rocks Colombia’s government
Colombia’s government was rocked by revelations of illegal wiretapping by police intelligence. The illegal wiretapping was revealed by Prosecutor General Francisco Barbosa, who has been investigating the alleged abuse of… The post Wiretap...

Thu, 01 Jun 2023 13:40:06 +0000
Colombia charges mining executives over terrorist financing
The Colombia director of US mining corporation Drummond has been charged for allegedly funding a paramilitary group that assassinated two labor union leaders in 2001. Drummond Colombia boss Jose Miguel… The post Colombia charges mining executiv...

Wed, 31 May 2023 13:39:11 +0000
Colombia’s prosecution raids president’s office amid growing tensions
Colombia’s prosecution raided the presidential palace on Tuesday amid growing tensions between President Gustavo Petro and chief prosecutor Francisca Barbosa. According to the Prosecutor General’s Office, the raid was part… The post Col...

Mon, 29 May 2023 14:22:59 +0000
Guerrillas threaten Colombia’s local elections
Guerrilla organization EMC threatened to ban politicians from regions under their control ahead of local elections in October. In a pamphlet, the guerrillas that are commanded by “Ivan Mordisco” said… The post Guerrillas threaten Co...

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Tue, 06 Jun 2023 13:16:13 +0000
ELN to declare ceasefire as political crisis in Colombia deepens
As the political crisis of the Petro government deepens after explosive audios were leaked to Semana, the Maoist ELN guerilla could announce from Havana, Cuba, a bilateral ceasefire.

Mon, 05 Jun 2023 12:01:28 +0000
Opinión. Absurdo: Maduro en UNASUR
Vale anotar que la presencia del dictador Nicolás Maduro en Brasil ocasionó una fuerte protesta en la Cámara de Diputados donde, con sobrada razón, le gritaron "asesino".

Fri, 02 Jun 2023 21:13:41 +0000
Petro backs investigation into Colombia’s wiretap scandal
On the same day Laura Sarabia and Armando Benedetti resigned for their role in a wiretap scandal, Colombia's Petro backed the Attorney General's investigation.

Wed, 31 May 2023 15:49:30 +0000
Petro and Lula end Venezuela’s isolationism at Brasilia summit
After a sixth meeting with Nicolás Maduro in Brasília, Petro has positioned himself as the South American progressive leader who has brokered the Venezuelan leader's return to the community of nations.

Mon, 29 May 2023 16:46:46 +0000
UN monitoring Colombia’s food security with El Niño weather pattern
The United Nations is monitoring closely Colombia's response to food security should the country face a severe, or extended, El Niño.