Alvaro Uribe
“The number one demand on the streets of Colombia is for justice”

Massive protests have broken out in Colombia following the torture and murder of Javier Ordóñez by the police. Nicolás Arias of Colombia Informa talks about what led to this outburst, the demands being raised and the structural violence of the state

The tragic assassination of Colombia’s sports hero Patrón, lover of football and his Afro-Colombian community

Patrocinio Bonilla was assassinated by paramilitaries in Chocó on August 11, amid a context of intensified violence against the communities in the region

Two years of Duque’s Colombia: deepening neoliberalism, increased violence and a public health crisis

Colombian social leader Milena Ochoa analyses the past two years of Iván Duque’s government and explains how its functioning has been completely in favor of big business, landowners, paramilitaries and the corrupt

Colombian court orders detention of ex-president Álvaro Uribe Velez

Social movements and human rights organizations across Colombia hailed the decision of the Supreme Court. Álvaro Uribe Vélez is being investigated in a case related to witness manipulation and fraud

Genocide of Colombia’s social leaders continues unabated

According to a report prepared by various social organizations, between November 2016 and July 14, 2020, 973 social leaders and human rights defenders were assassinated in Colombia

Maduro indictment Trump’s narcoterrorism indictment of Maduro already backfires

Among those indicted by the US was Cliver Alcalá, a retired general who is considered the military leader of the pro-Juan Guaidó forces. Soon, Alcalá posted videos that threaten to cause further splits in the opposition and could result in the arrest of Guaidó.

As the world tackles the COVID-19 Pandemic, the US raises the pressure on Venezuela

The US Department of Justice presented charges related to drug-trafficking against Nicolás Maduro and other Venezuelan government officials in a press conference today

Guatemalan organizations denounce political persecution of Indigenous leader Daniel Pascual

Daniel Pascual, who is appearing as a defendant in a defamation case on Tuesday, has faced constant attacks because of his work to defend human rights and Indigenous and peasant communities in Guatemala

Antonio García: “The government forgets that the conflict in Colombia has social, political and economic causes”

Commander of the ELN, Antonio García, reflects on the mobilizations that have shaken the continent in the last couple of months and the response of the Colombian government to the mobilizations

Nine reasons why Colombians are going on strike

Hundreds of thousands of Colombians are set to go on strike on Thursday November 21, here are the reasons why

Colombian defense minister’s resignation is a blow to impunity of the establishment

Colombian minister of defense Guillermo Botero resigned after an investigation revealed that at least eight children were killed in a bombing he had ordered in August

Will Álvaro Uribe finally pay for his crimes?

Today, ex-president Álvaro Uribe appeared before the Supreme Court while hundreds mobilized in support of the process against him and to demand he finally pay for his crimes

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