Tag archive for ‘Colombia’
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...

Quantum theory and parallel universes confirmed?
By Christof Lehmann On Friday, May 19th, 2017

U.S. ignores Colombia’s peace process, pushes militarist line against Venezuela instead

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos visited his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump at the White House, pleading for support for Colombia’s peace process. Trump, for his part, ignored 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...

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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...

Courtesy UNODC
By nsnbc On Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Colombia & Panama clash over drug trafficking and war on drugs

nsnbc : Panama’s President Juan Carlos Varela claimed Colombia’s peace process was causing an increase in drug-related violence in his country. The remark caused indignation in Colombia where Foreign Minister More...

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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...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Colombian FARC and ELN negotiators meet in Cuba to discuss peace

nsnbc : Negotiators of the demobilizing FARC-EP and the ELN, currently engaged in peace talks with the Colombian government, meet in the Cuban capital Havana discuss and coordinate the peace process and exchange More...

Los Urabenos, Colombia's non-existent neo-paramilitaries. Some say that one has to be a Colombian to understand how it feels when one's family has been massacred by a nobody. (archives)
By nsnbc On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

ELN blasts Clombian Military for Supporting Right-Wing AGC Paramilitaries

nsnbc : Colombia’s leftist National Liberation Army (ELN), currently holding official peace talks with the government, accused Colombia’s national army of actively supporting the right-wing neo-paramilitary More...