Colombia

Colombia

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 05:00:16 +0000
2 dead, 250 homeless after fire ravages impoverished town in Colombia northwest
Two people were killed and some 250 people became homeless in Riosucio, an impoverished town in northwest Colombia where a fire destroyed some 60 wooden homes. “My town is being… The post 2 dead, 250 homeless after fire ravages impoverish...

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 13:53:30 +0000
Duque claims Colombia’s opposition defending FARC dissidents
President Ivan Duque accused the opposition of defending FARC dissidents on Saturday for proving the prosecution conspired with the US government to sabotage Colombia’s peace process. Opposition Senator Gustavo Petro… The post Duque claim...

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 11:00:07 +0000
Colombia’s FARC victims deserve justice, not DEA crimes
The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) depriving Colombia’s FARC victims of their right to justice through fraud requires a judicial response to prevent repetition. I don’t know and don’t understand why… The post Colombia’s F...

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 19:02:25 +0000
How Colombia’s top corporate lawyer became a ‘threat to national security’
Colombia’s former chief prosecutor has gone from being one of the most powerful and influential corporate lawyers to facing trial for treason in just four years. Nestor Humberto Martinez was… The post How Colombia’s top corporate la...

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 12:15:55 +0000
Sergio Arboleda University: educating Colombia’s mafia
Colombia’s Sergio Arboleda University is the alma mater of far-right President Ivan Duque and notorious for its ties to organized crime. Named after a notoriously anti-democrat who violently opposed the… The post Sergio Arboleda Universit...

Colombia Bogota

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 22:22:45 +0000
Colombia drops to 10th place in Johns Hopkins global COVID ranking
The second wave of COVID infections across Colombia appears to be decelerating with 55,400 active cases. The country now ranks 10th in the Johns Hopkins global tally.

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 22:37:16 +0000
Avianca US$2 Billion refinancing plan approved by Chapter 11 court
The New York bankruptcy court has approved Avianca's US$2 Billion refinancing plan to leave Chapter 11 next year. The airline has also announced a return to more international routes.

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 16:12:43 +0000
Hurricane Iota leaves widespread destruction across Providencia island
Hurricane Iota slammed into Providencia Island on Monday leaving widespread destruction to homes, roads and tourism infrastructure.

Fri, 13 Nov 2020 15:43:35 +0000
Colombia sweeps World Tourism Awards as beach, food and LGBT destination
Colombia was recognized at the 2020 World Tourism Awards as the best South American destination for a beach, food and LGBT vacation, among others.

Wed, 11 Nov 2020 23:04:53 +0000
Colombia to start mass COVID-19 vaccination by early 2021
Under the WHO Covax effort Colombia aims to vaccinate 15 million with the coronavirus vaccine early 2021, and has secured more doses directly from big pharma.

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