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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 -
    • 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 -
    • The “Command Responsibility” Controversy in Colombia: A Follow-Up
      A key issue arising out of the peace agreement between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas is the definition of “command responsibility” that the Special Jurisdiction for Peace —the judicial…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Colombia: Veto Could Undermine Accountability

      Colombia: Veto Could Undermine Accountability

      Expand President of Colombia Ivan Duque delivers a speech during a press conference at Casa de Narino in Bogota, Colombia on January 19, 2019.  © 2019 Colombi…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • A Challenge to FARC’s Narrative on Child Recruitment
      The commanders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have often tried to whitewash the guerrillas’ role in recruiting children and other serious human rights abuses, including sexual violence and forced abortion. But Colombia now has…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Colombia: New Army Commanders Linked to Killings

      Colombia: New Army Commanders Linked to Killings

      February 20, 2019Video Colombia: New Army Commanders Linked to Killings The Colombian government has named in key positions of the army mul…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Colombia: New Army Commanders Linked to Killings
      The Colombian government has named in key positions of the army multiple officers against whom there is credible evidence of involvement in extrajudicial executions and other abuses that are under investigation. On December 10, 2018, the government o…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

    The Economist: Colombia

    The Guardian: Colombia News

    • Man held in Spain over attempt to smuggle cocaine under his wig
      When suspect removed wig officers found 503g of cocaine glued to his headPolice at Barcelona airport have arrested a Colombian man suspected of trying to smuggle half a kilo of cocaine into Spain concealed under his wig.Officers noted that the passen…
      - 3 days ago, 16 Jul 19, 7:09am -
    • Colombia must curb anti-union violence | Letters
      A plea to the Colombian government to tackle civil society violence and honour the 2016 peace agreementThe International Trade Union Confederation’s latest report shows the shocking extent of violence against trade unionists in Colombia. Thirty-fou…
      - 7 days ago, 12 Jul 19, 12:24pm -
    • Colombia's rebel poets: from 'verbal terrorists' to favoured sons
      The Nadaistas, an iconoclastic group of young poets in Medellín, once sparked outrage but now their influence is felt from the metro to the corridors of powerIn a small plaza in Medellín, the teenage poets threw the canon of Colombian literature on…
      - 7 days ago, 12 Jul 19, 12:13pm -
    • Bishop will take to the skies to exorcise entire Colombian city
      Army to provide helicopter for sprinkling of holy water on area beset by violent crimeA Colombian bishop is planning to exorcise an entire city this weekend, sprinkling holy water from a helicopter.Monsignor Rubén Darío Jaramillo Montoya, the bisho…
      - 9 days ago, 10 Jul 19, 6:21am -
    • War and peas: meet the chefs working together across the divide
      Six cooks from different sides of long-running conflicts share how they came to work side by sideJalil Dabit At the age of 12 I started my mornings with a strong coffee at my father’s restaurant. It was decided that if I was old enough to open the…
      - 12 days ago, 7 Jul 19, 5:00am -
    • Robot babies teach Colombian teenagers about parenthood – in pictures
      Schoolchildren in Caldas take part in a voluntary project using a rubber doll with built-in software programmed to act like a newborn Continue reading...
      - 16 days ago, 3 Jul 19, 4:38am -
    • Where it all begins: Colombia's peasant farmers and the Pacific drug trade
      The wave of drugs arriving in countries like Fiji starts in the jungles of South America where ‘coca is everything’The cocaine market is booming in Australia and New Zealand, causing ripples throughout the Pacific region. But long before it is sn…
      - 24 days ago, 25 Jun 19, 8:02pm -
    • Survival of natural world is in balance, says wildlife chief
      Ana María Hernández says shifting society out of ‘comfort zone’ is difficult, but young people are inspiringThe survival of the natural world upon which humanity depends hangs in the balance, according to the new chair of the global scientific…
      - 25 days ago, 24 Jun 19, 2:00am -
    • Colombia's last rebel army – in pictures
      The National Liberation Army (ELN) is Colombia’s last rebel army and one of the oldest guerrilla groups in Latin America. It has been involved in the continuing Colombian armed conflict since 1964 and is classified as a terrorist organisation by se…
      - 28 days ago, 21 Jun 19, 3:00am -
    • Catastrophic failure of the war on drugs | Letter
      This vast unethical trade is co-created by politicians, including President Duque of Colombia, who back a policy of global prohibition, writes Danny KushlickIn time-honoured fashion we see the tired trope of cocaine users’ responsibility for violen…
      - 29 days ago, 20 Jun 19, 1:24pm -
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