Fri, 10 Jul 2020 13:00:48 +0000
Colombia’s television news: pimping journalism with elegant propaganda
After independent media revealed evidence of ties between #Colombia’s ruling party and the mafia, the country’s corporate television networks were quick to cover this up. The news programs of RCN… The post Colombia’s televisio...

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 12:00:49 +0000
The moral authority of a mafia puppet
Colombia’s President Ivan Duque may want to remember he is a mafia lackey before citing the pope in one of his Orwellian rants. I wasn’t raised Catholic, so I don’t… The post The moral authority of a mafia puppet appeared firs...

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 11:30:21 +0000
Colombia’s healthcare saturates: lawmakers urge emergency basic income as 2nd lockdown looms
Lawmakers urged Colombia’s government to decree an emergency basic income on Thursday as the coronavirus pandemic is saturating hospitals and causing hunger. The National Health Institute reported a record number… The post Colombia’...

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 11:00:09 +0000
Court sinks decree allowing Colombia’s congress to work from home
Colombia’s Constitutional Court sank President Ivan Duque’s decree allowing Congress to work from home, putting legislation passed over the past months at risk. The court sank the decree issued in… The post Court sinks decree allowi...

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 13:22:45 +0000
‘Uribe is a war criminal’: Colombia’s former chief prosecutor
Colombia’s former chief prosecutor said Wednesday he has the evidence to see former President Alvaro Uribe convicted for two massacres. In an interview with Semana, former Prosecutor General Eduardo Montealegre… The post ‘Uribe is a...

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Fri, 10 Jul 2020 17:43:03 +0000
Bogotá returns to strict quarantine based on rotating localities as of July 13
Bogotá Mayor Claudia López has enacted the strictest lockdown for Bogotá since the outbreak of the pandemic on March 6. Lockdown will be based on rotating localities.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 20:33:14 +0000
After ventilator dispute, government tells Mayor López: “You can always count on us”
After days of tension between the national government and Mayor Claudia López, Bogotá's highest authority received praise for her pandemic management.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 19:36:30 +0000
Colombia’s MinCultura launches Best 100 Songs playlist to mark Independence
MinCultura has released a 100 Best Colombian Songs playlist to inspire hope in the future as the country grapples with the coronavirus pandemic.

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:25:32 +0000
Teaching children how to read and draw with the works of Fernando Botero
The Central Bank's latest publication introduces youngsters to the 27 letters of the Spanish alphabet with illustrations and details from the works of artist Fernando Botero.

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 00:12:00 +0000
Coronavirus erodes ratings of Duque and López as cases surpass 120,000
Bogotá appears to be increasingly improvising in its management of coronavirus. As confidence in economic recovery erodes, so too, the public's approval with politicians.