Fri, 01 Dec 2023 14:32:35 +0000
Colombia’s constitutional court signs off on Petro’s peace policy
Colombia’s constitutional court has rejected a far-right appeal to sink the peace policy of President Gustavo Petro. The court did impose limits on Petro’s “Total Peace” policy to prevent abuses… The post Colombia’...

Thu, 30 Nov 2023 18:22:04 +0000
How Colombia seeks to regulate coca, cannabis and poppy
Colombia’s government proposed legislation that would allow the legal cultivation and use of coca, cannabis and poppy for limited purposes. Current antinarcotics legislation bans the cultivation and use of the… The post How Colombia seeks...

Wed, 29 Nov 2023 18:17:18 +0000
Colombia’s armed conflict deescalated: report
Violence related to Colombia’s armed conflict decreased over the past year, according to the prosecution of war crimes tribunal JEP. In a report, the JEP’s Investigation and Accusation Unit (UIA)… The post Colombia’s armed con...

Wed, 29 Nov 2023 14:47:22 +0000
Only 21% of land used for gold mining in Colombia has permits: UN
Only 21% of the land used for gold mining in Colombia operated legally in 2022, the United Nations’ Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said in its annual report. According… The post Only 21% of land used for gold mining in Colombia has per...

Tue, 28 Nov 2023 16:22:42 +0000
Colombia’s prosecution “used to export cocaine,” says president
Colombia’s President Gustavo Petro said Monday that the prosecution is being used to traffic drugs and protects alleged criminals in the Pacific port city of Buenaventura. The president referred to… The post Colombia’s prosecution &...

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Mon, 04 Dec 2023 16:52:09 +0000
Israel warns Petro of “historical ignorance and Holocaust denial”
Both Israel and Germany issued strong statements to Colombian President Gustavo Petro after the leftist leader made bizarre affirmations from COP28 in Dubai referencing Nazis with climate change.

Thu, 30 Nov 2023 14:56:09 +0000
Ana Mercedes Hoyos’ “Los Fragmentos” opens in first UK show
The vibrant spirit of Colombian artist Ana Mercedes Hoyos (born Bogotá, 1942) takes center stage at the Huxley-Parlour gallery as it proudly presents the first-ever solo exhibition of her work […]

Wed, 29 Nov 2023 20:12:35 +0000
Expoartesanías 2023 and Colombia’s rich handicraft traditions
Expoartesanías, Colombia's most important arts and crafts fair, is set to dazzle visitors with edition 33, and scheduled to take place from December 7 to the 20 at the Corferias exhibition grounds in Bogotá.

Tue, 28 Nov 2023 13:48:31 +0000
Colombia’s Liberal Party leaves Petro Government coalition
In a defiant letter to President Gustavo Petro, former President César Gaviria and head of the Liberal Party, announced that the party will leave the government coalition.

Mon, 27 Nov 2023 16:34:04 +0000
Colombia’s football stadiums resound to Anti-Petro chants
Colombia's football stadiums have become unexpected arenas of dissent as the fervent chant 'Fuera Petro' echoes defiance against President Petro.