Colombia

Colombia

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 11:30:50 +0000
The mounting criminal investigations against Colombia’s government coalition
The congressional coalition of Colombia’s far-right President Ivan Duque has lost seven lawmakers since the 2018 elections because of criminal investigations. With the exception of two convicted lawmakers who were… The post The mounting c...

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 12:23:42 +0000
How Colombia’s far-right TV personalities get people killed
Colombia’s migration agency illegally detained and expelled a German citizen after media personalities embarked on a stigmatization campaign that got one person killed. Senator Maria Fernanda Cabal of President Ivan… The post How Colombia...

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 09:29:46 +0000
Colombia asks for international help amid refugee crisis
Colombia’s President Ivan Duque asked for international help on Thursday to deal with a refugee crisis that collapsed the northwestern border with Panama. Thousands of refugees have been stuck at… The post Colombia asks for international ...

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 02:17:36 +0000
Colombia exceeds 120,000 COVID-19 deaths, vaccination woes persist
More than 120,000 people have died of COVID-19 in Colombia, the Health Ministry said Thursday amid persistent problems to vaccinate the country’s population. So far, regional health authorities have fully… The post Colombia exceeds 120,00...

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 14:38:08 +0000
‘Colombia illegally detained, expelled German protest supporter’
Colombia´s migration authority violated the rights of a German citizen by detaining and expelling her after she openly supported ant-government protests, according to a former Constitutional Court president. Following public… The post ‘C...

Colombia Bogota

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 19:05:42 +0000
Decentralizing Colombian art with the exhibit Imagen Regional 9
The gallery spaces of Banco de la República have reopened to the public including Bogotá's MAMU. The museum's latest exhibit showcases works by Colombia's regional artists.

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 13:37:34 +0000
Colombia breaks daily COVID-19 vaccine target, 50% of Bogotanos jabbed
Colombia's vaccine roll-out has surpassed targets set when the national campaign was launched in February. Over 50% of Bogotá's adult residents have received a COVID-19 shot.

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 13:23:24 +0000
Colombia variant detected in US comes as new cases decrease at home
A Colombian variant is behind an increase in new Florida cases given the state's close connectivity with South America. WHO claims B.1.621 requires "further monitoring."

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 21:20:18 +0000
Colombia’s coca growing areas reduce third year in a row, claims UNODC report
The total area of Colombia's coca harvest continues to decrease claims most recent UNODC report, yet more pure cocaine is being produced per hectare.

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 18:20:58 +0000
Colombia deports German who joined “first line” vandals during protests
Many foreigners in Colombia think they are above the law given the country's reputation of lawlessness. Want to bring down a government? Do it at home.

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