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Colombia

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:10:01 +0000
Leftist candidate for Bogota mayor accused of domestic violence
The wife of Bogota mayoral candidate Hollman Morris has accused one of the closest allies of leftist opposition leader Gustavo Petro on domestic violence charges, she said Tuesday. In an… The post Leftist candidate for Bogota mayor accused of d...

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:34:23 +0000
Colombia’s government begins visits to rural areas in attempt to curb mass killing of social leaders
Colombia’s government has begun responding to Ombudsman alerts over possible violence against social leaders, more than 430 of whom have been assassinated since the beginning of a peace process in 2016.… The post Colombia’s governm...

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:13:19 +0000
ELN insists on resumption of peace talks in Colombia
In the aftermath of the deadly bomb attack that killed 21 people in Bogota, the leadership of Colombia’s ELN rebels has slammed President Ivan Duque’s decision to end peace talks.… The post ELN insists on resumption of peace talks i...

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:37:30 +0000
Son of Colombia’s richest man was informed about bribery: Odebrecht’s former Colombia chief
The son of Luis Carlos Sarmiento, Colombia’s richest man, was personally informed about the bribery of the administration of former President Alvaro Uribe, the former Odebrecht Colombia director told a… The post Son of Colombia’s ri...

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:08:09 +0000
Relatives of Bogota terrorism victims urge peace for Colombia
President Ivan Duque wants to end peace talks with Colombia’s ELN rebels following a terrorist attack in Bogota last week, but his response is not supported by those grieving for… The post Relatives of Bogota terrorism victims urge peace ...

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Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:36:09 +0000
Colombia’s Birds of Passage out of 2019 Oscars race
The critically acclaimed feature by Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego, Birds of Passage (Pájaros de Verano) was short-listed for in the Best Foreign Film category of the 91st Academy Awards.

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:40:14 +0000
Bogotá gets drones for surveillance and emergency response
Mayor Enrique Peñalosa announced that camera drones will be used in the skies above Bogotá for security surveillance and emergency response.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 16:08:55 +0000
Parent company of PharmaCielo Colombia goes public on TSX
The Canadian parent company of PharmaCielo launched on the Toronto Stock Exchange, Friday, to capitalize their medicinal cannabis growing operations in Colombia.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 14:51:54 +0000
Colombia’s ELN admits responsibility for Bogotá car bomb
The central command of Colombia's last remaining guerrilla, ELN, confirmed Monday, responsibility for the car bomb that killed 20 cadets in Bogotá.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 20:23:37 +0000
Colombia: A nation mourns its fallen heroes after terror attack by ELN
Colombians took to the streets Sunday in a show of solidarity for the National Police after 20 cadets were killed by the ELN guerrilla in a car bomb.

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