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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: Amicus Curiae on Access to Abortion
    Honorable Cristina Pardo SchlesingerJustice of the Constitutional Court of ColombiaRapporteur of Case T-6.612.909 Case: T-6.612.909Subject: Human Rights Watch amicus curiae briefIntroductionHuman Rights Watch has the honor of submitting this…
    - 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 -

The Economist: Colombia

The Guardian: Colombia News

  • Héctor Abad: ‘Do not sink into rancour’
    The Colombian writer on the legacy of his country’s civil war and how literature can help us come to terms with the pastHéctor Abad is a Colombian novelist, journalist and publisher. He writes a weekly column for Colombian newspaper El Espectador…
    - 16 days ago, 6 Oct 18, 1:00pm -
  • Narcotours: Netflix fans uncover the real life of Pablo Escobar - video
    The Colombian city of Medellín has long been associated with drug lord Pablo Escobar, and with the popularity of Netflix's Narcos, a new influx of tourists are visiting the city to see where the infamous kingpin operated.The Guardian’s Iman Amra…
    - 19 days ago, 4 Oct 18, 7:19am -
  • 'It was horrible before': how a deadly Colombian city became a safe haven
    For years, gangs brought violence and horror to the streets of Buenaventura. Then residents effected a sea changeAfter cooking an evening meal for her five children, Suleyma Angelo Yepes, a juice seller, often dozes off while sitting on her porch in…
    - 22 days ago, 1 Oct 18, 2:00am -
  • ‘Without drug traffickers, we’d have peace’: Colombian villagers flee new killings
    Two years after the end of the guerrilla war that killed 220,000, other players have moved in on the drugs trade, with poor local children now being bribed to take up armsIn a schoolhouse in Cabeceras in Colombia on the banks of the San Juan river, v…
    - 30 days ago, 22 Sep 18, 11:59am -
  • The displaced indigenous communities of Colombia - in pictures
    Cocaine trafficking and the battle to control land in the country’s Valle del Cauca department are forcing indigenous and Afro-Colombian people to flee their homes Continue reading...
    - 30 days ago, 22 Sep 18, 11:11am -
  • Colombia continues to break records for cocaine production, report says
    The South American nation produced a record estimated 1,379 tonnes of cocaine last year – up 31% on 2016Colombia is desperate to shed its reputation as a nation dogged by the drug trade, but new figures from the United Nations show that it continue…
    - 33 days ago, 19 Sep 18, 2:23pm -
  • Guatemala bars anti-corruption chief, defying court ruling
    Government officials argue that the binding court ruling issued on Sunday does not mention Iván Velásquez by nameGuatemala’s government has defied a ruling by the country’s top court to allow the return of the man who heads a UN-backed anti-cor…
    - 35 days ago, 17 Sep 18, 6:34pm -
  • The former Colombian rebels weaving a route into civilian life
    Two years after the dawn of peace in Colombia, former Farc guerrillas – many of whom have never known a life beyond conflict – have turned to the sewing machines that once tailored their battle fatigues to make a livingEdison Sanchez smooths out…
    - 43 days ago, 10 Sep 18, 2:00am -
  • Venezuela: how is the region coping with its collapse?
    The refugee crisis created by its implosion is comparable to that in Europe in 2015As Venezuela’s great experiment with “Bolivarian” socialism implodes, it is creating a humanitarian and refugee crisis comparable to Europe in 2015. Travelling b…
    - 47 days ago, 5 Sep 18, 10:58am -
  • Colombia’s ayahuasca ceremonies in spotlight after tourist's drug death
    Western backpackers travelling in increasing numbers into the jungle to take traditional drug administered by shamans A group of backpackers have gathered around the bar in a hostel in Bogotá to discuss their next adventure. Some are heading to the…
    - 53 days ago, 31 Aug 18, 9:35am -
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