Ivan Duque
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

Venezuela on alert over possible attack from Colombia

Colombian president Ivan Duque accused authorities of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela of aiding the latest FARC dissident group. Venezuela is organizing military exercises in the light of Duque’s allegations

We were obliged to take up arms again: FARC leaders announce return to armed resistance

Citing the violation of the peace agreements and the human rights crisis, leaders of the demobilized Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia Iván Márquez and Jesús Santrich announced a return to armed struggle

Bolsonaro finally wakes up to the Amazon crisis, sends military for firefighting

The decision to send the military came after Bolsonaro became the target of international outrage against government inaction.

Indigenous movements in Colombia declare a state of emergency over assassinations

After the attack on the Indigenous Guardia on August 10, organizations are demanding that the government of Iván Duque take steps to stop the genocide of Colombia’s Indigenous people

Protests planned across Colombia in defense of social leaders

Thousands will march today in defense of social leaders in over 100 cities in Colombia and in more than 30 cities worldwide

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 33

In this episode we discuss pride marches, protests against ICE in the US and the 49th Assembly of the Organization of American States in Colombia

OAS divided over presence of Venezuelan opposition at assembly

The representatives of several countries cited that the presence of the delegation violates the organization’s norms.

Jesús Santrich in critical condition after release and re-arrest

After minutes of being freed from La Picota Prison, a nearly unconscious Santrich was re-arrested under orders of the Attorney General of Colombia

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 24

In this episode, Peoples Dispatch takes a look into the arrest of activists at the the Venezuelan embassy in the United States, commemoration of Nakba, and the march in Colombia in which millions took part.

Tens of thousands of Colombians march in defense of water and life

More than 50,000 people mobilized in defense of the Santurbán páramo and against the gold mining project of the company Sociedad Minera de Santander-Minesa

Colombian filmmaker Mauricio Lezama assassinated

Mauricio Lezama was producing an audiovisual project about victims of the armed conflict when he was assassinated by unidentified armed men in the department of Arauca

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