Francia Márquez
Colombia and Venezuela appoint ambassadors, taking the first step toward restoration of diplomatic relations

Colombian President Gustavo Petro and Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro seek to gradually restore and strengthen political, military, diplomatic and commercial relations between the two nations

Daily Round-Up | Ceasefire in Gaza after three days of Israeli bombings & other stories

In today’s episode, we take a look at the ceasefire in Gaza, the swearing in of Colombia’s new leaders, a bill passed by the US Senate, and the latest from the Iran nuclear deal

Colombian government announces official resumption of peace talks with ELN

Cuba, Ecuador, Chile and Norway have been chosen to mediate the negotiations between Petro’s administration and the guerrilla group

Colombia: It is the time of the people

Gustavo Petro and Francia Marquez of the Historic Pact coalition represent a major shift in the politics of the country. Theirs is the first left-wing government in Colombia.

Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez take office in Colombia

The inauguration of the left-wing leaders, Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez, marks the beginning of a new era of peace and social justice in Colombia

“Dialogue among family,” says MST leader on meeting with Colombian Vice President Francia Márquez

Agrarian reform, agro-ecology, and integration were topics discussed between the MST and the vice-president-elect of Colombia

Antonio García: Peace is not always associated with social justice and the welfare of society

The first commander of the National Liberation Army, Antonio García, spoke about the possibility for peace amid a time of historic transformation in Colombia

Is health transformation possible in Colombia? Living sabroso, living healthy

The recent victory of Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez at the presidential election in Colombia, a great sense of hope has arisen when protection of health rights is concerned

Meet the ministerial cabinet of Colombia’s first left-wing government

Colombia’s president-elect, Gustavo Petro, has so far appointed eight ministers to serve in his cabinet, five of them are women

Francia Márquez: “The vice presidency is a means, the end is to achieve peace and dignity”

The Francia Marquez phenomenon revolutionized Colombian politics and set the stage for the victory of the first progressive government in its history.

Daniel Quintero Columbia Daniel Quintero returns to office as mayor of Medellín

The Colombian Inspector General’s Office had suspended Medellín mayor Daniel Quintero on May 10 following a video which was interpreted as a sign of his support for presidential candidate and eventual winner Gustavo Petro. The suspension was widely condemned as a coup

Daily Round-up | Gustavo Petro wins in Colombia, Mélenchon surges in France

In this episode, we bring you stories from the election results in Colombia and France, protests in Tunisia and the escalating economic and political crisis in Sri Lanka