Colombia

Colombia

Wed, 19 Jun 2024 17:17:35 +0000
Colombia’s former army intelligence chief sentenced to 31 years
A court sentenced a former general to 31 years in prison for his role in the 1985 siege and destruction of Colombia’s Palace of Justice in the capital. Bogota’s Superior… The post Colombia’s former army intelligence chief sent...

Wed, 19 Jun 2024 14:45:48 +0000
Corruption cost Colombia’s disaster management agency at least $60M: comptroller
Corruption cost Colombia’s disaster management agency UNGRD more than $60 million since 2022, acting Comptroller General Carlos Mario Zuluaga told weekly Cambio. In an interview, Zuluaga told Cambio that 20… The post Corruption cost Colom...

Tue, 18 Jun 2024 14:59:45 +0000
“FARC dissidents used ceasefire to strengthen control over southwest Colombia”
Colombia’s defense minister told Congress that FARC dissident group EMC used a ceasefire with the security forces to strengthen their control over the Cauca province. Defense Minister Ivan Velasquez was… The post “FARC dissidents us...

Mon, 17 Jun 2024 12:48:13 +0000
VP’s father survives gun attack in southwest Colombia
The father and a nephew of Colombia’s Vice-President Francia Marquez survived a gun attack in the southwest of Colombia. According to authorities, the car of Sigifredo Marquez was attacked while… The post VP’s father survives gun at...

Thu, 13 Jun 2024 20:49:35 +0000
Runner up in Colombia’s presidential election sentenced to 5 years over corruption
Rodolfo Hernandez, who ended second in Colombia’s presidential election of 2022 was sentenced to five years and four months for corruption. The judge ruled that Hernandez will be allowed to… The post Runner up in Colombia’s presiden...

Colombia Bogota

Wed, 19 Jun 2024 16:03:01 +0000
Tópaga: A coal mining town with a revolutionary history
Discover Tópaga, a hidden gem in Colombia's Boyacá department where rich history, stunning natural beauty, and unique cultural heritage await adventurous travelers.

Tue, 18 Jun 2024 19:47:41 +0000
Colombia’s Petro honors Carlos Pizarro’s Hat as cultural heritage
Colombia's President Gustavo Petro designates Carlos Pizarro's iconic beige straw hat as Cultural Heritage in a solemn ceremony at Bogotá's Casa de Nariño.

Tue, 18 Jun 2024 13:12:16 +0000
Estoraques de Floresta: A natural wonder in the Boyacá highlands
A stunning natural rift valley with towering limestone columns is one of many unique attractions for those visiting the department of Boyacá.

Mon, 17 Jun 2024 19:50:33 +0000
United Nations expresses deep concern over escalating violence in Colombia
An attack by FARC dissidents against the father of Colombian Vice President Francia Márquez and escalating violence in the department of Cauca promoted the United Nations to issue a strong condemnation.

Mon, 17 Jun 2024 16:22:52 +0000
Saving the Amazon Awards 2024: Celebrating reforestation and conservation efforts
The first edition of the Saving the Amazon Awards was held in Bogotá and recognized reforestation and conservation projects across Colombia, as well as innovative environmental projects the support indigenous Amazonian communities.

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