Colombia

Colombia

Tue, 21 May 2019 18:46:54 +0000
Colombia’s army vows to change military orders after concerns civilians could get killed
The commander of Colombia’s army said Tuesday that he would change instructions for his troops after a wave of criticism the current instruction threatens the lives of civilians. In an… The post Colombia’s army vows to change milita...

Tue, 21 May 2019 18:08:55 +0000
US house committee proposes aid boost for Colombia, but under conditions
A US committee on government spending voted to increase financial aid to Colombia with $40 million unless the US government decertifies the South American country as a counternarcotics ally. Upon… The post US house committee proposes aid boost ...

Tue, 21 May 2019 16:31:12 +0000
US Senator: Colombia’s government should denounce smear campaign against NYT journalist
A senior US senator on Monday demanded that Colombia’s government either request proof or condemn a smear campaign that spurred the New York Times’ bureau chief to abandon the South… The post US Senator: Colombia’s government ...

Tue, 21 May 2019 15:07:39 +0000
Instead of informing the public, Colombia’s leading weekly informed Duque about army controversy
Instead of informing the public about concerns that military orders put civilians’ lives at risk, Colombia’s leading weekly Semana reportedly informed President Ivan Duque. According to political website La Silla… The post Instead o...

Tue, 21 May 2019 13:14:46 +0000
Colombia’s government crisis: Duque and Uribe fail to obtain majority support in congress
Colombia’s President Ivan Duque and his political patron, former President Alvaro Uribe, met with the leaders of center-right parties on Monday in an attempt to overcome a government crisis. Duque… The post Colombia’s government cri...

Colombia Bogota

Mon, 20 May 2019 22:52:44 +0000
Futurible: Raising environmental awareness with Colombia’s youth
The third symposium of Futurible takes place May 21 at Gimnasio Moderno in Bogotá with special guest, singer-songwriter Andrés Cabas.

Mon, 20 May 2019 13:53:29 +0000
Walking Bogotá’s Avenida Chile: Banks, booklets and brunches
The Calle 72 is the “Wall Street of Bogotá” but universities, book merchants and a vibrant gastro zone have flourished in this former suburb.

Fri, 17 May 2019 17:42:59 +0000
FARC’s Santrich rearrested after suicide attempt in Bogotá’s La Picota
FARC's former peace negotiator and member of the Secretariat has been released from La Picota after a suicide attempt.

Fri, 17 May 2019 14:34:15 +0000
Vladdo in the Museum of Modern Art of Bogotá
A thought-provoking exhibition at MamBo presents works by the visceral illustrator Vladdo.

Thu, 16 May 2019 19:41:27 +0000
JEP and Colombia’s judicial meltdown explained
The decision by a special peace tribunal to release a former FARC commander accused of drug trafficking threatens to end the extradition agreement between Colombia and the U.S

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