Tag archive for ‘Bogota’
Colombia state employees on strike_May 2017
By nsnbc On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Hundreds of thousands of Colombians hit the streets in new rallies organized by labor unions

nsnbc : Hundreds of thousands of state employees in Colombia stopped working and hit the streets in all major cities on Thursday. The state employees strike due to the failure of the administration of President More...

Colombia_general strike_May 2017
By nsnbc On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Hundreds of thousands in Colombia hit the streets to protest

nsnbc : Large parts of Colombia were nearly brought to a standstill on Tuesday when about 330,000 protesters in cities throughout the country hit the streets in protests led by teachers and state employees. The More...

Chiquita Logo
By nsnbc On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Chiquita Papers: How the banana giant funded Colombia’s civil war

nsnbc : In February 2017 the office of Colombia’s Prosecutor confirmed that companies who financed armed groups, including Chiquita will face charges for crimes against humanity. The Chiquita Papers reveal More...

Colombia_Adoption_same sex mariage_2017
By nsnbc On Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Colombia’s Congress rejects referendum on gay couples’ right to adopt

nsnbc : Colombia’s Congress has rejected a referendum that sought to repeal a controversial Constitutional Court ruling that allows gay couples to adopt children. A House of Representatives committee rejected More...

By nsnbc On Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Coca vs Glyphosate: Santos to visit Trump at the White House on May 18

nsnbc : Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos will visit U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on May 18. It will be the first meeting between Santos and Trump. (archives) The announcement about the meeting More...

Central Bank og Colombia, Bogota. Courtesy Camilo Sanchez CC 3.0
By nsnbc On Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Central Bank of Colombia cuts interest rates to 6.5%

nsnbc : The Central Bank of Colombia cut its key interest rate by 05% to 6.5%, surprising many experts who had expected a cut by0.25% only. The bank explained it observed increasing weakness of the economic activity More...

By nsnbc On Friday, April 21st, 2017

Colombia’s Santos and Venezuela’s Maduro Slug It Out

nsnbc : Bilateral relations between Colombia and Venezuela deteriorated further on Thursday when Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos repeated that the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela had failed and Venezuelan More...

Alvaro Uribe_Colombia_2017
By nsnbc On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Colombia’s Ex-President Uribe, facing War Crimes Charges, lobbies in the USA against Peace and Transitional Justice

nsnbc : Colombia’s ex-president Alvaro Uribe who faces at least four war crimes charges within Colombia’s transitional justice system lobbies the U.S. Congress and U.S. President Donald Trump against More...

By nsnbc On Friday, April 14th, 2017

Assassinations of Colombian Rights Activists and Leftist Politicians Skyrocket – Documentary

nsnbc : Colombian rights organizations were right when they warned that tens of thousands of rights activists, grassroots activists and leftist politicians in areas where the FARC demobilized were at risk. As predicted, More...

Ooops, let's see if weasel words help -probably not.
By nsnbc On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Colombian Mining Minister tries weasel words to override Cajamarca’s ban of open pit goldmine

nsnbc : Colombia’s national government tries to override the municipal referendum in the Cajamarca to ban mining operations on municipal territories, including the planned project by AngloGold Ashanti to establish More...