Death threats
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

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

Australia’s public school teachers protest for better pay, conditions and other stories

Today we look at the strike public school teachers in Australia, threats against Colombian presidential frontrunner Gustavo Petro, and more

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

Colombian teachers carry out national strike in defense of life, peace and democracy

Teachers mobilize demanding security and guarantees for lives and physical well-being of the teachers as well as social and trade union leaders

Colombian student leaders threatened by paramilitary group

The far-right Aguilas Negras or Black Eagles threatened leaders and organizations that actively participated in last year’s student strike demanding higher budgetary allocation for education