Tag archive for ‘Colombia’
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...

President Juan manuel Santos and security forces "delivering the goods" after Colombia's biggest drug bust ever.
By nsnbc On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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Biggest Colombian drug bust ever: Security forces confiscated 12 metric tons cocaine

nsnbc : Colombian security forces have confiscated 12 metric tons of cocaine in the country’s biggest drug bust ever, said President Juan Manuel Santos on Wednesday. The drug bust happened in four farms in 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...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, October 1st, 2017

Colombia’s ELN orders ceasefire starting October 1

nsnbc : Colombia’s leftist National Liberation Army (ELN) ordered the implementation of their part of a bilateral ceasefire between the guerrilla and the State starting on Sunday, October 1, 2017 and running More...