Colombia

Colombia

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 15:53:24 +0000
Uribe’s alleged victim urges action ‘to avoid further obstruction of justice’
Opposition Senator Ivan Cepeda said Tuesday that he would request Colombia’s prosecution to seek the arrest of former President Alvaro Uribe’s fixer “to avoid further obstruction of justice.” Cepeda is… The post Uribe...

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 14:12:52 +0000
Colombia’s trial of the century: fixer promised Uribe to take the rap
The fixer of Colombia’s former president Alvaro Uribe promised to “take all responsibility” for his attempts to seek defense witnesses, public television network Canal 1 reported Monday. According to the… The post ColombiaR...

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:30:28 +0000
Death threats: Colombia’s human rights defenders’ daily bread
Assassinations of human rights defenders and community leaders dropped 23% in the first half of 2019 compared to the same period last year, but death threats went up 75%, according… The post Death threats: Colombia’s human rights defender...

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:00:29 +0000
The state of Colombia vs Alvaro Uribe | Part 2: the disinformation offensive
Colombia’s former president Alvaro Uribe has begun a political offensive while his attorneys prepare the legal defense against fraud and bribery charges filed by the Supreme Court. The legal defense… The post The state of Colombia vs Alva...

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:30:57 +0000
Colombia’s local elections: Cali’s mayoral campaign got uglier than ugly
The mayoral election in Cali, Colombia’s third largest city, have turned ugly after the front runner announced a hunger strike citing a conspiracy between his rival, local media and the… The post Colombia’s local elections: CaliR...

Colombia Bogota

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:25:05 +0000
Bogotá elections 2019: Candidates outline security agendas
Security in Bogotá has become a vote convincing opportunity for the candidates facing-off in the Oct 27 elections.

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 22:48:04 +0000
Galleon San José’s treasure will not finance salvage, claims VP Ramírez
In an important announcement regarding the future of the San José galleon, Colombia's vice-President Marta Lucía Ramírez said that the treasure will not pay for the shipwreck's recovery.

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 14:32:06 +0000
Bogotá braces for more student marches, authorities warn against violence
More student protests in Bogotá are planned for October, including one October 10. Authorities advise student organization to maintain the peace after recent outbreaks of violence.

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 20:41:31 +0000
Big Picture: Reaching the summit of El Cocuy
El Cocuy covers three departments - Boyacá, Santander and Arauca - and one of the most remote National Parks in Colombia. Rising to 4,600 meters a.s.l., PNN Cocuy is also among the most challenging mountain ranges for experienced hikers.

Mon, 30 Sep 2019 18:39:06 +0000
The Music Festival of Cartagena presents its 14th edition
The Julia Salvi Foundation hosted a gala reception for the unveiling of the official image and music line-up of the 14th edition of the Music Festival of Cartagena.

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