Protests in Colombia started April 28, 2021, over a tax reform. As they persist, security forces have resorted to violent repression.
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Colombia’s Supreme Court has upheld a defamation conviction against journalist Vicky Dávila Hoyos and the media outlet RCN.
Illegally-armed groups and criminal organizations in Colombia are determined to drive out State institutions.
Colombia will increase protection for political candidates running in October’s local and regional elections after the murders of seven aspirants.
On how to save venezuela, Andres Velasco has argued that “the international community [must] provide support in at least three key areas.
Attack against leading and award-winning Colombian environmentalist, Francia Marquez, has put the spotlight on the dangers facing campaigners in a country.
More than 1,300 Colombians forced to flee their homes in January alone to escape fighting between armed factions despite a peace deal signed two years ago.
Colombia offers $1.42 billion additional education spending on public higher education as student strike protesting lack of resources stretched to 10 weeks.
Human rights activists in Colombia say they are being gunned down by hit men who can be hired for as little as $100, a top U.N. official said Monday.
According to record, Colombia’s chief prosecutor tried to cover up bribery payments that were part of Latin America’s biggest corruption scandal.