Historic Pact
Another assassination attempt against Colombian Vice President Francia Márquez

Márquez reported that her security team found a highly destructive explosive device near her family home during a security check before her visit

Colombian government makes historic advance towards agrarian reform and peace

The government of Gustavo Petro will buy three million hectares from cattle ranchers with the aim of redistributing them to dispossessed peasants, fulfilling the first point of the peace agreement signed with the FARC

Colombian President’s security delegation attacked

President Gustavo Petro stated that the violence must end in the country and reiterated his government’s commitment to achieve total peace

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

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

Colombian senate ratifies Escazú agreement

The agreement is a historic step to guarantee the rights of environmentalists, Afro-descendant and Indigenous communities, who are often threatened and killed 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

Left-wing Historic Pact coalition emerges victorious in Colombia

The victory of the Historic Pact is expected to bring an end to decades of conservative and neoliberal politics which have dominated the country.