Colombia

Colombia

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 12:30:58 +0000
‘Colombia’s army chief personally involved in witch hunt against whistleblowers’
Colombia’s National Army commander personally put an investigated general in charge of an alleged witch hunt against commanders who leaked corruption scandals or human rights concerns to the press, according… The post ‘Colombia̵...

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 12:00:09 +0000
Colombia’s 2nd army division accused of ties to narco-guerrillas
The commander of Colombia’s 2nd army division is in trouble after weekly Semana revealed alleged ties to guerrilla group EPL, and corruption and extortion claims. Second Division commander General Mauricio… The post Colombia’s 2nd a...

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 11:30:20 +0000
Local elections in Colombia: candidates giving away drugs for votes
Politicians in Colombia’s coffee region are giving away drugs to sway consumers to vote for them, according to community leaders. According to a representative of the federation of Community Action… The post Local elections in Colombia: c...

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 11:00:06 +0000
Colombia to charge allegedly corrupt former Supreme Court magistrate: reports
Colombia’s Prosecutor General’s Offices plans to file criminal charges against a former Supreme Court president two years after DEA evidence indicated he took bribes from politicians, according to local media.… The post Colombia to ...

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 12:00:29 +0000
Colombia’s new ICT law violates constitution: press freedom advocates
Colombia’s press freedom foundation FLIP and civil liberty advocated have challenged the country’s new ICT law on claims it grants excessive government control over media. The excessive government control over… The post ColombiaR...

Colombia Bogota

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 18:31:32 +0000
Bogotá: A walking tour of the Royal Road-turned-Septimazo
The Parque de la Independencia and environs express the quirky, offbeat street culture of the capital. Take a walk!

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 21:50:22 +0000
INCB ruling on Colombia’s cannabis quota question of time, not quality
The ruling by the UN's INCB to slash Colombia's internal medical-grade cannabis quota reflects the realities of the industry, claims Assocolcann's Ricardo Arcila.

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 15:43:55 +0000
Café San Alberto: A taste of luxury harvested at the heart of Quindío
Café San Alberto is Colombia's most awarded coffee and grown on an estate that can trace its lineage back three generations.

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:57:32 +0000
Colombia to get Pre-clearance within a year, confirms U.S Ambassador Whitaker
Before handing over his post as U.S Ambassador to Colombia, Kevin Whitaker confirmed that all travelers heading stateside will have U.S immigration pre-clearance at Bogotá's El Dorado airport.

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 15:26:45 +0000
Editorial: Colombia is a nation on the move
The improved security situation across Colombia is presenting many with the option of living in smaller cities, and that offer good quality of life and new-found business opportunities.

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