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Colombia

Mon, 17 May 2021 02:56:31 +0000
Colombia studying demands to guarantee peaceful protests
Colombia’s President Ivan Duque refused to immediately give in to social leaders’ demands that would guarantee their constitutional right to hold peaceful protests. Duque met with the National Strike Committee… The post Colombia stu...

Sun, 16 May 2021 11:58:17 +0000
Colombia’s anti-government protests swell to historic proportions
Colombia’s anti-government protests grew to historic proportions in the capital Bogota on Saturday. The protest was not organized by the leaders of recent national strikes, but drew a crowd so… The post Colombia’s anti-government pr...

Sun, 16 May 2021 11:00:03 +0000
Colombia reports record number of daily COVID-19 deaths
Colombia’s health ministry said Sunday that it had registered 530 COVID-19 related deaths in the previous 24 hours as hospitals are struggling to treat patients. The record number is deaths… The post Colombia reports record number of dail...

Sat, 15 May 2021 22:13:17 +0000
Colombia temporarily without foreign minister
President Ivan Duque has left Colombia’s ambassadors without boss since the resignation of his foreign minister on Thursday. Foreign Minister Claudia Blum confirmed on Thursday that she had resigned after… The post Colombia temporarily wi...

Sat, 15 May 2021 11:55:51 +0000
Charges pressed against Colombia’s government before International Criminal Court
Colombia’s opposition pressed charges against President Ivan Duque, his defense minister and top security officials before the International Criminal Court. In a video message, opposition Senator Ivan Cepeda said that… The post Charges pr...

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Sun, 16 May 2021 16:00:55 +0000
Amid mostly peaceful Bogotá protests, Colombia reports record 530 Covid deaths
Some 8,000 supporters of the National Strike held peaceful demonstrations in Bogotá as Colombia registered the highest per day death toll since the start of the pandemic.

Fri, 14 May 2021 16:56:48 +0000
Bogotá Mayor Claudia López diagnosed with coronavirus
Mayor Claudia López confirmed on Twitter that she has been diagnosed with coronavirus. The infection obliges the district's highest official to rest and self-isolate.

Fri, 14 May 2021 15:16:10 +0000
Colombia strike protests threaten Bogotá’s clean water supply
Bogotá could face shortages with clean water given road blockades by striking protestors that are impeding the movement of purification chemicals.

Thu, 13 May 2021 22:19:14 +0000
Coronavirus spikes in Bogotá two weeks after start of mass protests
Two weeks after mass protests began on April 28 with Paro Nacional, Bogotá registered 7,742 additional cases of coronavirus. Colombia confirmed 19,160 cases.

Wed, 12 May 2021 21:08:34 +0000
Opinion: Colombia, “Aleppo of the Andes”?
Social media hysteria, fake news, spamming by K-poppers are just some of the tools Paro Nacional supporters are deviating constructive debate to end the crisis in Colombia.

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