Colombia

Colombia

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:56:56 +0000
Duque “took off his mask and surrendered himself to extremists:” Colombia’s former peace commissioner
Colombia’s former Peace Commissioner lashed out at President Ivan Duque, claiming he has given in to far-right elements within his party by turning against the country’s war crimes tribunal. Sergio… The post Duque “took off hi...

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:40:49 +0000
2nd witness claiming Uribe founded death squad wants to testify before war crimes tribunal
A second former member of the paramilitary death squad allegedly founded by former President Alvaro Uribe and his brother asked to be allowed to testify before the country’s war crimes… The post 2nd witness claiming Uribe founded death sq...

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 13:00:20 +0000
As congress’ three-month Christmas recess ends, Colombia’s legislative chaos begins
After a generous three-month Christmas recess, Colombia’s congressmen return to work to debate the government’s controversial development proposals and its refusal to sign off on a war crimes tribunal. Despite… The post As congress&...

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:00:33 +0000
Is pollution becoming a permanent health hazard in Medellin?
Medellin authorities on Sunday declared a red alert for the second time in two weeks over the health hazards caused by extreme pollution. The red alert triggered a number of… The post Is pollution becoming a permanent health hazard in Medellin?...

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:00:56 +0000
Colombia set for mass protests in support of war crimes tribunal
Supporters of peace in Colombia have organized massive protests for Monday after President Ivan Duque controversially blocked the ratification of a war crimes tribunal. The protests are promoted by a… The post Colombia set for mass protests in ...

Colombia Bogota

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 21:33:31 +0000
Colombia’s Health Ministry signs pact to eliminate malaria in the country
An initiative by the Ministry of Health aims to eliminate malaria in Colombia's Pacific communities before implemented in other disease-prone regions.

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 13:34:06 +0000
Stage to Bogotá streets: The musicians of the Venezuelan migration
Playing for pesos is a reality many Venezuelan musicians face on the streets of Bogotá to survive with the economic collapse of their country.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 20:52:24 +0000
Colombia spared fallout over grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8 fleet
No Colombian airline purchased the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, which after two crashes has been grounded globally.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 16:19:39 +0000
From Brighton to Bogotá, Martin Parr presents his Souvenir
Martin Parr of the Magnum photo agency captures both the banal and quotidian in his travel photography exhibit Souvenir at MAMU.

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 22:09:20 +0000
Emerald Isle to land of emeralds: Ireland opens first Embassy in Colombia
From peacebuilding to helping creative industries grow, Ireland is consolidating its relationship with Colombia.

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