Tag archive for ‘Medellin’
Colombia National Police_Fake News_Feb 2018
By Christof Lehmann On Monday, February 12th, 2018

Colombia’s police intervenes to stop lying election candidates, ELN benefits from initiative

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : For better or for worse, the National Police of Colombia has actively begun countering false claims made by candidates in the upcoming elections and other political actors. Surprisingly, More...

ELN_Colombia_Ocotober 2017_ELN ceasefire
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...

"Captured" ELN commander Diego paraded for the press, only days before peace talks in Quito and demands that the ELN stop taking "hostages".
By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, July 15th, 2017

Colombian government captured ELN commander before peace talks, demands ELN stop “taking hostages”

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Colombian authorities captured the alleged ELN commander known as Diego, of the guerrilla’s almost disbanded Central War Front. He was arrested in the municipality of Rionegro bordering More...

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...

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...

FARC demobilization camp - former guerrilla are facing uncertainties about their physical security and their future in general.
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...

Courtesy the Office of the Ombudsman. (archives)
By nsnbc On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Colombia’s FARC Demobilizes More Child Soldiers

nsnbc : As part of the ongoing demobilization and disarmament of Colombia’s FARC-EP and its transition to a non-militant political party, the first group of child soldiers of the guerrilla in 2017 was transferred More...

FARC-EP disarmament_Colombia_Mar 2017
By nsnbc On Saturday, March 4th, 2017

FARC Disarmament Expected to Begin 2nd Week of March – Possibly

nsnbc : The disarmament of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia -People’s Army (FARC-EP) is expected to be launched in the 2nd week of March after repeated delays. However, further delays may be expected More...