Colombia

Colombia

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 18:57:38 +0000
How to keep Venezuela’s diaspora in Colombia safe?
Venezuela’s diaspora in Colombia is exposed to major threats that are left unaddressed by government authorities, according to the International Crisis Group (ICG). In a report, ICG exposed the dire… The post How to keep Venezuela’s...

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 12:02:15 +0000
Colombia’s new government proposes tax reform to finance ambitious agenda
Colombia’s new government wants to boost tax revenue to finance its ambitious agenda. Less than 24 hours after President Gustavo Petro was sworn in, Finance Minister José Antonio Ocampo presented… The post Colombia’s new government pro...

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 18:21:21 +0000
Peace talks with Colombia’s ELN guerrillas ‘about to be resumed’: Petro
Colombia’s President Gustavo Petro said Monday that peace talks with guerrilla group ELN “are about to be resumed.” Before taking office on Sunday, the president had already said that he… The post Peace talks with ColombiaR...

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 11:51:56 +0000
Colombia’s largest paramilitary group announces unilateral ceasefire
A pamphlet signed by the AGC announced an immediate unilateral ceasefire by Colombia’s largest paramilitary organization on Sunday. In the online announcement, the paramilitary organization said that they had “declared… The post Colombia’...

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 11:10:13 +0000
The men and women who will govern Colombia in the coming years
President Gustavo Petro has picked some of Colombia’s most senior politicians and social activists to govern the country in the coming four years. Finance: José Antonio Ocampo Finance Minister José… The post The men and women who will g...

Colombia Bogota

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 21:56:07 +0000
Biden orders continuation of Colombian drug interdiction
Three days after President Gustavo Petro called the War on Drugs a "complete failure" U.S President Joe Biden ordered continuing drug interdiction in Colombia.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 16:46:48 +0000
Elon Musk’s Starlink to operate satellite internet in Colombia
Colombia's MINTIC has granted Elon Musk's Starlink permission to operate satellite internet in the country and service that will bridge the digital divide in remote regions.

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 19:35:06 +0000
Bandola Music Festival in Sevilla delivers strings to the wind
The Bandola Music Festival in Sevilla, is among the most important in Valle del Cauca, and annual celebration of traditional and alternative music.

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 19:46:50 +0000
Petro calls for a global discussion on drug policy
In his inaugural address to Colombians, President Petro affirmed that the US-led War on Drugs is a "complete failure" and the global community must open a discussion on drug policy,

Sun, 07 Aug 2022 23:02:56 +0000
Gustavo Petro sworn in as Colombia’s first leftist President
In a ceremony attended by heads of state from across South America, and in the presence of Liberator Simón Bolívar's sword, Gustavo Petro was sworn in as Colombia's 42 President.

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