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    • Arvind Ganesan
      Arvind Ganesan is the director of Human Rights Watch’s Business and Human Rights Division. He leads the organization’s work to expose human rights abuses linked to business and other economic activity, hold institutions accountable, and develop s…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • José Miguel Vivanco
      José Miguel Vivanco, director of Human Rights Watch's Americas division, is a general expert on Latin America. Before joining Human Rights Watch, Vivanco worked as an attorney for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at the Organization of…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • The War at the Colombia-Venezuela Border

      The War at the Colombia-Venezuela Border

      Expand Graffiti on the wall of a brothel in Convención in the Catatumbo region, where most women working were Venezuelan exiles. The EPL (Popular Liberation Army) is one of the arm…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Video: Attacks on Civilians in Border Area in Colombia
      Armed groups have committed egregious abuses against Colombian and Venezuelan civilians as they fight for control in Catatumbo, northeastern Colombia, Human Rights Watch. The report, “The War in Catatumbo: Abuses by Armed Groups Against Civilians…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Colombia/Venezuela: Attacks on Civilians in Border Area

      Colombia/Venezuela: Attacks on Civilians in Border Area

      August 8, 2019Video Video: Attacks on Civilians in Border Area in Colombia Armed groups have committed egregious abuses against Colombian a…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Interview: The War in Colombia’s Catatumbo Region

      Interview: The War in Colombia’s Catatumbo Region

      Who are the armed groups and what are they fighting over? F: There are three armed groups in Catatumbo. The largest one and most powerful is the Army of National Liberation (ELN), a left-wing guerilla group formed in the 1960s. The second largest i…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • The War in Catatumbo

      The War in Catatumbo

       SummaryThe 2016 peace accord between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia, FARC) presented a landmark opportunity to halt the serious abuses and atrocities associate…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • New Documents Raise Fears of a Return to “False Positive” Killings

      New Documents Raise Fears of a Return to “False Positive” Killings

      Expand Colombia's army commander, General Nicacio Martínez Espinel, left, and Colombia's Defense Minister Guillermo Botero, attend a military ceremony where Martínez was promoted…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Colombian Government Downplays Murder of Community Leaders

      Colombian Government Downplays Murder of Community Leaders

      Expand José Jair Cortes, a community leader from the southwestern municipality of Tumaco who was murdered on October 17, 2017.  The murder of human rights defend…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • The Abandoned Women of Tumaco

      The Abandoned Women of Tumaco

      Expand Colombian Marines patrol the waters around Tumaco municipality, Nariño Department, in the Pacific coast of Colombia, on April 14, 2018 as Ecuador and Colombia launched a mil…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

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    • Shakira: 'I needed surgery – or divine intervention'
      When Shakira lost her voice she was so desperate she went to Lourdes. Now it’s back – and after re-evaluating her life she’s got her sights set on a J Lo-assisted Super Bowl showThere was a time, in late 2017, when Shakira thought she might nev…
      - 3 days ago, 11 Nov 19, 7:58am -
    • Colombian artist wins $1m prize for work on political violence
      Nomura award goes to Doris Salcedo, who focuses on exposing human cost of conflictThe Colombian artist Doris Salcedo, best known in the UK for her 167 metre (548ft) floor crack installation at the Tate Modern, has won the most lucrative contemporary…
      - 14 days ago, 31 Oct 19, 11:43am -
    • Colombia launches military offensive after killing of five indigenous leaders
      Operation aims to root out armed groups in conflict-ridden Cauca province and hunt down gunmen responsible for massacreColombia’s government has launched a military offensive to hunt down the gunmen responsible for the massacre of five indigenous l…
      - 15 days ago, 30 Oct 19, 3:52pm -
    • Colombians hear grim echo of decades-long war in mayoral contender's murder
      Karina García is the latest candidate to be killed ahead of local elections. Residents say the peace that a 2016 deal was supposed to bring has not arrivedWhen she launched her campaign to be the town’s first female mayor, Karina García was alrea…
      - 20 days ago, 25 Oct 19, 4:00am -
    • Harnessing the healing power of cultural tradition in Colombia – in pictures
      Legend has it that Faroto tribesmen once defended their community in north Colombia by dressing as women to lure Spanish conquistadors into an ambush. In a country ravaged by civil conflict, the annual ‘danza de las Foratas’ keeps the indigenous…
      - 31 days ago, 14 Oct 19, 4:00am -
    • 'People were dropping like flies’: why Monos was the decade's most brutal film shoot
      When Alejandro Landes took 25 youngsters on a bootcamp high in the Andes to make a psychedelic drama about child soldiers, reality almost outpaced his movieMonos is set in a South American paradise but comes off like Lord of the Flies in hell. Follow…
      - 35 days ago, 10 Oct 19, 10:00am -
    • 'We live for gravity biking': deadly sport is way of life in Medellín
      The risky hillside pastime – which sees people hurtle down steep inclines on weighted bikes at up to 77 mph – is providing kids in downtrodden areas of Colombia’s second city with an escape from their troublesAs the cable cars that connect down…
      - 43 days ago, 2 Oct 19, 2:00am -
    • Colombia spy chief quits over faulty dossier linking Venezuela to rebels
      Gen Oswaldo Peña stresses ‘need to take responsibility’President Iván Duque brandished file during UN addressColombia’s intelligence chief has resigned over a discredited dossier which supposedly proved that Venezuelan authorities were shelte…
      - 44 days ago, 1 Oct 19, 1:34pm -
    • 'Based in hatred': violence against women standing in Colombia's elections
      Killing of Karina García reflects targeting of female contenders, amid mounting security concerns The body of mayoral candidate Karina García was found shot and incinerated in her car in the Cauca department of southern Colombia, on 1 September.For…
      - 44 days ago, 1 Oct 19, 8:41am -
    • Venezuela's Guaidó pictured with members of Colombian gang
      Opposition leader plays down images but analysts say they could prove highly damagingJuan Guaidó, the Venezuelan politician fighting to topple Nicolás Maduro, is facing awkward questions about his relationship with organised crime after the publica…
      - 62 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 8:56pm -
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