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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 -
  • Venezuela’s Left-Behind Generation

    Venezuela’s Left-Behind Generation

    I met Fernando Arvelo (pseudonym), a 74-year-old Venezuelan, at a soup kitchen in Cúcuta, the main Colombian city across the border from Táchira state in Venezuela. Fernando moved to Táchira from his home state – a 20-hour drive – soon after h…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Colombia’s Prosecutions on Killings by Army in Limbo
    Last month, Colombian lawmakers passed a bill detailing the functioning of the Special Jurisdiction for Peace, a judicial system negotiated with the FARC as part of the peace talks. The bill includes a provision – proposed by supporters of Presiden…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • UN: Dangerous Double Standard on Children in Conflict

    UN: Dangerous Double Standard on Children in Conflict

    Expand School in Nikishine, eastern Ukraine. © 2015 Yulia Gorbunova (New York) – The United Nations secretary-general’s new report on children a…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Amicus curiae regarding the Special Jurisdiction for Peace
    Honorable Justice Antonio José LizarazoColombian Constitutional CourtPalace of JusticeBogotá, D.C. – COLOMBIACase: RPZ-010Subject: Human Rights Watch Amicus curiae on the Statutory Bill on the Special Jurisdiction for Peace José Miguel V…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Colombia: Mend Transitional Justice Law
    (Washington, DC) –The Colombian Constitutional Court should address significant flaws in the justice component of the peace accord with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), Human Rights Watch said today in an amicus brief to the court…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Colombia Should Think Twice Before Extraditing a Former FARC Commander
    On April 9, police in Bogota arrested “Jesus Santrich,” a former peace negotiator and commander of the demobilized Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). His detention, on charges that he conspired with three others to smuggle several ton…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • ICC Prosecutor Can Spur National Justice

    ICC Prosecutor Can Spur National Justice

    Expand Relatives hold pictures of their beloved during a March 6, 2009 march in Bogota against the “false positive” killings and enforced disappearances allegedly carried out by…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Colombia: Witness Linked to Uribe Probe Murdered

    Colombia: Witness Linked to Uribe Probe Murdered

    (Washington, DC) – A witness connected to a criminal investigation of former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe Velez was murdered on April 14, 2018, and other witnesses have been threatened, Human Rights Watch said today. The government should redou…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

The Economist: Colombia

The Guardian: Colombia News

  • newThe Guardian view on Brazil’s murder rate: what not to do | Editorial
    Homicide rates in Mexico and Brazil are climbing even further. Yet Britain could learn from listening to debates in Latin AmericaBrazil has set a new and chilling record: it saw seven homicides each hour in 2017, or almost 64,000 deaths, a 3% annual…
    - 15 hours ago, 14 Aug 18, 1:45pm -
  • Venezuela: Maduro critic rejects 'absurd' claim he plotted to kill president
    Julio Borges, living in exile in Colombia, attacks Maduro as other opposition leaders say apparent assassination bid was legitimate A prominent Venezuelan opposition leader has rejected “absurd” claims he was part of an alleged bid to assassinate…
    - 6 days ago, 9 Aug 18, 3:49pm -
  • Here in Colombia, the hypocrisy of western cocaine users is laid bare | Iman Amrani
    Middle-class tourists fail to see the connection between their recreational drug use and the violence that’s scarred Latin AmericaAs I read the comments by the London mayor Sadiq Khan on middle-class cocaine users fuelling violence in the capital l…
    - 14 days ago, 1 Aug 18, 2:06pm -
  • Colombian journalists say death threats reflect 'ugly' climate since presidential election
    Journalists say ‘dangerous new atmosphere’ has emerged since Iván Duque, a fierce opponent of the peace process, won electionProminent Colombian journalists have warned that a string of death threats over their coverage of the country’s peace…
    - 18 days ago, 28 Jul 18, 3:00am -
  • Colombian cartel places $7,000 bounty on talented police dog
    Gulf Clan offered reward for death or capture of German shepherd Sombra after she sniffed out over 2,000 kilos of cocaineColombian authorities have been forced to relocate a police dog responsible for sniffing out more than 2,000 kilos of cocaine aft…
    - 19 days ago, 27 Jul 18, 12:42pm -
  • Colombia ex-president alleges MI6 plot as death squad investigation closes in
    Conservative hardliner Álvaro Uribe has stepped down as a senator as he faces charges of bribing and intimidating witnessesColombia’s powerful former president Álvaro Uribe has announced that he will resign from his senate seat in order to focus…
    - 21 days ago, 25 Jul 18, 3:45pm -
  • Life's a struggle as Venezuela inflation heads for one million per cent
    The IMF has drastically upped its inflation prediction, with people unable to afford food and medicine – even as Nicolás Maduro tightens his grip on powerTwo years ago, shoppers in Venezuela would pay fruit sellers like José Pacheco with boxfuls…
    - 21 days ago, 25 Jul 18, 11:48am -
  • 'This is a last hold-out': son of a murdered farmer in Colombia
    Ramón Bedoya says his father, a land activist, was shot by local paramilitaries in league with agribusiness and narcos who fill the void left by Farc rebelsThe bullet-proof 4x4 is speeding through the countryside of western Colombia with two armed…
    - 25 days ago, 21 Jul 18, 1:14am -
  • Colombia's zillennials – in pictures
    Generation Z refers to those born after millennials. Zillennials is an ongoing project by Charlie Cordero that seeks to explore the lives of this generation through the concerns, needs and desires of a group of teenagers Continue reading...
    - 26 days ago, 20 Jul 18, 2:00am -
  • England clinch first World Cup shootout win amid sea of yellow
    Colombian fans outnumber English in Moscow, but England go through after Eric Dier scores decisive penalty“Football’s coming home” blared over the speakers at Moscow’s Spartak stadium and ecstatic coach Gareth Southgate jumped into the arms o…
    - 42 days ago, 3 Jul 18, 5:42pm -
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