Colombia

Colombia

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 12:57:50 +0000
Government deliberately misleading Colombia’s public on severity of coronavirus spread
Colombia’s government has been vastly understated the total number of people who have contracted the coronavirus, according to various sources including medical practitioners, the Inspector General and high-ranking members of… The post Go...

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 11:00:37 +0000
From heroes to pariahs: Colombia’s medical personnel discriminated over coronavirus paranoia
Doctors and nurses throughout Colombia are reporting discrimination as general fear over the coronavirus pandemic is turning some against medical personnel. The latest case was reported by a Cali pediatrician… The post From heroes to pariahs: C...

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 12:30:31 +0000
The economy is dead, long live the economy
The death of Colombia’s economy is devastating society, but also provides an opportunity to rebuild one with an economy that is more diverse and shock-resistant. Oil and mining, the long… The post The economy is dead, long live the econom...

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 12:00:25 +0000
Colombia’s ambassador to Uruguay resigns after ‘surprise’ criminal probe into cocaine lab on family estate
Colombia’s ambassador to Uruguay resigned on Monday after expressing surprise he was being investigated over a cocaine laboratory found on one of his family’s estates. The office of President Ivan… The post Colombia’s ambassad...

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 11:00:22 +0000
Third of this year’s femicides in Colombia happened during quarantine: prosecution
Twelve women did not survive the first two weeks of Colombia’s ongoing quarantine, the prosecution said Monday as domestic violence is becoming a growing concern. According to Vice-Prosecutor General Martha… The post Third of this year...

Colombia Bogota

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 20:48:58 +0000
Colombian Air Force to transport COVID-19 patients, total cases rise to 1780
The Colombian Air Force has joined the fight to protect vulnerable populations from the spread of COVID-19. The nation's coronavirus case total climbed to 1780 on Tuesday.

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 15:11:52 +0000
Quarantine reading: Two timid Tibetan monks go West (Part 1)
Author Jimmy Weiskopf breaks the solitude of quarantine with a short story of two timid Buddhist monks heading to a boot camp of meditation in New Hampshire.

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 13:24:03 +0000
President Duque extends Colombia’s quarantine to “continue saving lives”
President Iván Duque confirmed on Monday what Colombians were anticipating, a two-week extension to the national quarantine.

Mon, 06 Apr 2020 21:12:01 +0000
Colombia’s COVID-19 death toll rises by 11, total infections at 1579
With Colombia's nationwide quarantine to be modified in a week, the death toll from COVID-19 stands at 46, and number of total infections rising to 1579.

Mon, 06 Apr 2020 20:00:40 +0000
Bogotá’s churches closed with coronavirus, but “English spoken” will resume
Bogotá's many houses of worship are closed with the coronavirus outbreak, but once their doors re-open English services for expats will also resume.

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