Tag archive for ‘Bogota’
Antonio Ledezma fled from house arrest in Caracas to Colombia_Nov 2017
By nsnbc On Saturday, November 18th, 2017

Ousted Caracas Mayor Ledezma escaped house arrest, arrived in Colombia

nsnbc : Antonio Ledezma, the ousted Caracas mayor, escaped from house arrest and fled from Venezuela to neighboring Colombia on Friday. Ledezma escaped despite being closely monitored by Venezuelan security forces. Colombian More...

By nsnbc On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

FARC leader Rodrigo Londono a.k.a. Timochenko to run in Colombia’s 2018 presidential elections

nsnbc : The FARC launched its political party in 2017 using the acronym FARC for Revolutionary Alternative Forces of Colombia. The party was founded in September 2017 after the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia More...

Adolf Hitler Colombia_1954_CIA files
By nsnbc On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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CIA document from 1955 discusses Adolf Hitler in Colombia

nsnbc : A recently declassified CIA document from 1955 discusses the presence of the allegedly deceased German leader Adolf Hitler among German expatriates with National Socialist ties in post  Colombia. The CIA document More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Colombian State convicted of exterminating leftists

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The State of Colombia and its armed forces have been convicted of the attempted extermination of leftists and will have to pay a fine to the Patriotic Union, a party initially started More...

A typical small coca field in Colombia. Photo Courtesy UNODC
By nsnbc On Friday, October 27th, 2017

Colombian government plans to go ahead with decriminalizing small coca farms

nsnbc : The decriminalization of small coca farmes is part of the peace accord reached between the State and the now demobilized FARC-EP in December 2016. The administration of President Juan Manuel Santos reportedly More...

Comptroller General Edgardo Maya_Colombia
By nsnbc On Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Corrupt Colombian officials stole childrens’ lunch money

nsnbc : Corrupt Colombian officials have embezzled $13 billion from regional budgests in 2016, including $16 million from a program to feed poor children, reported Comptroller General Edgardo Maya. Colombians are More...

Supreme Court Justices_Colombia_2017
By nsnbc On Friday, October 13th, 2017

Coming three governments legally bound by peace process: Colombia’s Constitutional Court

nsnbc : The next three governments are legally bound to executing the peace agreements between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (FARC-EP now FARC) and the State, ruled Colombia’s More...

Dole Colombia_2017
By Christof Lehmann On Friday, October 6th, 2017

Uribe and Democratic Center could shoot down Colombia’s peace with the FARC

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : After Colombia’s Democratic Center party and ex-president Alvaro Uribe earlier this month called for e referendum to end the peace process, the party has now successfully pushed More...

Ex-President Alvaro Uribe addressing anti-Santos and anti-peace protesters before the referendum in 2016. Now on the war path again. Courtesy Wikipedia)
By nsnbc On Saturday, September 30th, 2017

Colombia’s Democratic Center and Uribe demand referendum to end peace process

nsnbc  : Colombia’s Democratic Center party and ex-president Alvaro Uribe demand an end to the ongoing peace process between the demobilized FARC-EP, now active as legal, non-militant political party using More...

UN mission in Colombia and FARC discuss lack of security and safety for demobilized guerrilla.
By nsnbc On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

UN Mission in Colombia begins verification of FARC reintegration

nsnbc : The United Nations in Colombia, on Tuesday, began its second post-conflict mission in the country, verifying the reintegration of former guerrilla of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s More...