Tag archive for ‘Colombia’
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...

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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...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, April 9th, 2017

Colombian Government and ELN Agree to Coordinate Landmine Removal

nsnbc : The government of Colombia and the last standing leftist guerrilla the National Liberation Army (ELN) reached an agreement on the joint removal of landmines as part of the ongoing peace talks. Speaking at More...

Major drug bust in Colombia 2017 - Cocaine was ready to be shipped to Spain.
By nsnbc On Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Mega Bust: Colombian Police Seized 6 Tons of Cocaine

nsnbc : Colombian police reported the seizure of 6 metric tons of cocaine with an estimated value of $213 million. President Juan manuel Santos linked the drugs to the right-wing neo-paramilitary group AGC also 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...

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By nsnbc On Monday, March 27th, 2017

Colombia’s coca substitution program pilot suspended

nsnbc : Colombia suspended its coca substitution pilot project after local farmers protested claiming the government failed to honor commitments made to coca-growing communities as part of the peace accord between More...

Cajamarca, Tolima - Why municipal politics and activism can defeat transnational vultures.
By nsnbc On Monday, March 27th, 2017

Colombian town bans world’s largest open pit goldmine

nsnbc : A landslide vote in a central Colombian town resulted in the ban of plans to go ahead with establishing what would have become the world’s largest open pit goldmine. The decision to ban all mining More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Colombia’s Congress Approves Transitional Justice System

nsnbc : Colombia’s Congress approved the establishment of the transitional justice system as stipulated in the peace accord between the State and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, March 12th, 2017

FARC Accuses Colombian Government of Failure to Provide Adequate Living Conditions

nsnbc : The United Nations, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (FARC-EP), as well as communities surrounding demobilization camps, accuse the Colombian government of failing to More...