Colombia’s National Strike

By Adriaan Alsema, Columbia Reports. -

A year after Colombia’s biggest anti-government protests in four decades, President Ivan Duque has gone from being an unpopular fraud to being accused of terrorism. Duque and his Defense [...]

Rep. Meeks’ Ties To Colombian Paramilitaries Exposed

By Sarah Lazare and Maurizio Guerrero, In These Times. -

Rep. Gre­go­ry Meeks (D‑N.Y.), the estab­lish­ment favorite to replace out­go­ing Rep. Eliot Engel (D‑N.Y.) as chair of the pow­er­ful House For­eign Affairs Com­mit­tee, is known for his fierce [...]

Colombia: National Strike Joins The Minga As Mobilization Grows

Colombia woke up on Wednesday with a new national strike in the country's main cities, amidst the coronavirus crisis and the increase in the numbers of massacres and murders of social leaders and [...]

Solidarity With Colombia’s Indigenous Minga And National Strike!

By the Alliance for Global Justice. -

Minga is an indigenous concept that means working to build together, doing things in community for the wellbeing of all. The leaders of the Minga are also calling on President Iván Duque to meet [...]

Colombia: ‘The Number One Demand On The Streets Is For Justice’

By People's Dispatch. -

On Wednesday, September 9, a video went viral in Colombia. It depicted a man repeatedly being beaten and tased by the police while he kept pleading “please, no more”. In a few hours, the man, [...]

Venezuela: Aggression In October?

By Ángel Guerra Cabrera, La Pupila Insomne. -

A US-sponsored military aggression against Venezuela could take place before the November 3 elections in that country. On August 22, Admiral Remigio Ceballos, chief of the strategic operational [...]

Colombian President Duque Authorizes The Return Of US Troops

By Telesur English. -

Colombia’s Defense Ministry Thursday informed that President Ivan Duque allowed the resumption of the U.S. Army’s cooperation work in the country after it was suspended by a court order. In [...]

A Colombian Activist Is Killed Every 20 Hours

By the Alliance for Global Justice. -

The Alliance for Global Justice is extremely concerned with the recent increase of violence in Colombia. In our June 16, 2020 action, we asked you to sign a letter asking Members of the USA [...]

Three Massacres In Colombia In 24 Hours

By Telesur English. -

Seventeen people have been killed since Friday in the latest string of massacres under the government of Ivan Duque. The government of Colombia’s Nariño department has confirmed a new massacre [...]

Uribe Called To Testify Over Alleged Role In Three Massacres

By Adriaan Alsema, Colombia Reports. -

Colombia’s former President Alvaro Uribe is sinking even deeper into legal trouble after the Supreme Court called him to testify over his alleged role in three massacres and a homicide. The [...]

Former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe Under House Arrest

By  Pagina 12. -

The Colombian Supreme Court of Justice has ordered the preventive home detention of Senator and former President Alvaro Uribe for the crimes of procedural fraud and bribery. The Latin American [...]

Colombians Question Deployment Of US Security Forces

By Thomas Power, NACLA. -

Colombian soldiers and military brass have been implicated in a string of human rights violations in recent weeks. On May 1, Semana magazine reported that the Colombian military illegally used [...]

Colombia: US Troops In Country Seek International Conflict

Colombian senators on Wednesday saidthat U.S. troops that arrived in the South American country in early June are allowed to associate with illegal groups and seek an eventual international [...]

US Military To Fight Drug Trafficking In Colombia Along Venezuela Border

By Telesur English. -

A US brigade of special anti-drug units will arrive in Colombia in support of an operation announced by Washington in April that actually seeks to deploy military forces in the country's border [...]

The Colombian Camps Poised To Destroy Socialism In Venezuela

By Susan Grey, Morningstar. -

News of the recent attempted incursions into Venezuela are a timely reminder of the ever-present threat of US bases in Colombia. On May 3 Venezuelan armed forces picked up a band of mercenaries [...]