Wed, 21 Apr 2021 11:00:08 +0000
Colombia’s most wanted accountant | Part 1: Process #34986
Colombia’s prosecution arrested the former accountant of paramilitary organization AUC on charges unrelated to the ledgers that revealed ties between the mafia and Medellin’s elite. Leading former AUC member Jacinto… The post Colomb...

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 13:21:12 +0000
Colombia tightens measures after record number of COVID-19 deaths
Colombia’s national government announced tougher measures on Monday after reporting the highest number of COVID-19 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. The government of President Ivan Duque ordered local… The post Colombia tighten...

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 11:45:12 +0000
‘Terror is threatening Colombia’s transitional justice system’
The chiefs of Colombia’s transitional justice system said Monday that the ongoing assassinations of former FARC fighters and community leaders is threatening their work. In a joint statement, the presidents… The post ‘Terror is thre...

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 12:19:22 +0000
At least 11 killed, hundreds displaced amid combat in southwest Colombia
At least 10 alleged guerrillas and one soldier were killed, and 250 locals were displaced in an escalation of armed conflict in southwest Colombia. Seven soldiers were injured in the… The post At least 11 killed, hundreds displaced amid combat ...

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 11:23:57 +0000
Colombia records one of COVID-19 pandemic’s deadliest days
Colombia’s Health Ministry on Sunday reported the third highest number of coronavirus-related deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. In its daily report, the minister said that 397 people died… The post Colombia records one of COVID-...

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021 20:46:48 +0000
Leticia flights to resume given vaccine immunity in Colombian Amazon
Closed to the rest of the country for almost five months, Colombia is reconnecting with Leticia, Amazonas, given success in covid immunity.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 17:04:03 +0000
Colombia gives green light for vaccine roll-out by private health sector
The Ministry of Health has authorized the private health sector to administer COVID-19 vaccines during Phase 3 of the national campaign.

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 22:28:35 +0000
Unions call for protest as Colombia sees highest per day deaths of pandemic
Despite crowded ICUs and surge in covid deaths, Colombia's trade unions call for mass protest on April 28 against government's pandemic tax reform.

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 17:40:22 +0000
JEP gives precautionary measures to Buenaventura’s estuary of the “disappeared”
An estuary close to Colombia's largest port has been granted precautionary measures by JEP to facilitate the exhumation of missing persons.

Sat, 17 Apr 2021 18:15:56 +0000
Duque confirms UK variant circulating in Colombia
Samples taken from coronavirus patients in the department of Caldas have confirmed circulation in Colombia of the highly infectious UK variant of coronavirus