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Leftist vice-presidential candidate Francia Márquez threatened amid campaign rally in Colombia

The Historic Pact presidential ticket, with Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez, is favored to win the upcoming presidential elections on May 29, but the candidates have faced several threats to their lives

Colombia decriminalizes medically assisted suicide for critically ill patients

With the decision, Colombia becomes the first and only country in the Latin America and the Caribbean region to have decriminalized both euthanasia and medically assisted suicide

Mayor of Medellin removed from office in Colombia

In addition to Quintero, many other representatives including the Mayor of Ibagué, Andrés Hurtado were also suspended from their positions for their political participation.

Progressive leaders in Colombia reject the suspension of the mayor of Medellín

The frontrunner in the upcoming presidential elections, Gustavo Petro, has described the provisional suspension of Mayor Daniel Quintero as a “coup d’état in Medellin.” He has called on the citizens to mobilize in defense of democracy

Gustavo Petro back on the campaign trail with enhanced security after death threats

The progressive Historic Pact presidential ticket with Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez is leading the voting intention for the upcoming presidential elections in Colombia on May 29. The duo has received various death threats since March

Colombia state terrorism 64 activists have been assassinated in Colombia in the first four months of 2022

According to INDEPAZ, in addition to the assassination of 64 social activists and 18 ex-combatants, 37 massacres have also been recorded in the first four months of this year

“We killed innocent people”: retired Colombian army officials confess to murdering civilians

Ten retired soldiers and one civilian admit to kidnapping and murdering 120 innocent peasants, framing them as left-wing guerrilla fighters killed in combat

ICJ rules in favor of Nicaragua in maritime case against Colombia

The ICJ ruled that Colombia violated Nicaragua’s sovereign rights and ordered it to immediately cease its activities in Nicaraguan waters

Progressive presidential ticket Petro-Márquez receives death threats in Colombia

In addition to the presidential candidate Gustavo Petro and the vice-presidential candidate Francia Márquez, 18 other political and social leaders, associated with the left-wing Historic Pact coalition, were also threatened

Why is the Colombia right so afraid of Francia Márquez?

Francia Márquez was at the forefront of a struggle against illegal gold mining in La Toma and led a 10-day march to the Capitol Bogotá in 2014.

Vice-presidential candidate Francia Márquez receives death threats

The Historic Pact presidential ticket with Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez is favored to win the upcoming presidential elections in Colombia, according to latest opinion polls

Historic Pact confirms Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez presidential ticket in Colombia

According to opinion polls, the unity ticket of the progressive forces is favored to win the presidential elections

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