If I Fall In The Struggle, Take My Place

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

Ugliness defines the mood of state violence from Cali (Colombia) to Durban (South Africa), each context different and the depth of the violence particular to the location. Images of security [...]

Colombia Has Lost Its Fear

By Crimethinc. -

After decades of armed conflict and paramilitary violence, Colombia has seen protest movements return in strength over the past year and a half. The forceful demonstrations of the past week [...]

Colombia: Anti-Government Protests

By Adriaan Alsema, Colombia Reports. -

Colombia’s security forces apparently entered panic mode and the government of President Ivan Duque all but collapsed after the US Congress reiterated threats to cut military funds. The panic [...]

From Palestine To Colombia: The End Of The White World Colonial/Capitalist Project?

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

The world is shocked by the image of an eleven-story residential building in Gaza collapsing from a bomb dropped by the Israeli Defense Force, one of the most advanced armies in the world thanks [...]

How Biden Funded Colombia’s Deadly Police Regime

By Sam Carliner, Left Voice. -

In the last week, Colombia has exploded in nationwide protests and work stoppages against the government of President Ivan Duque. With over 19 people killed by state forces in the last week, and [...]

Colombian Security Forces Are Massacring People On The Streets

By Pablo Navarrete, The Canary. -

In Colombia the right-wing government of Iván Duque is killing people taking part in an ongoing national strike protesting the government’s economic policies and widespread human rights [...]

Rebellion Sweeps Colombia Despite Deadly Repression

By Chris Banks, Liberation News. -

Massive protests are taking place throughout Colombia as people stand firm in the face of deadly police violence. Since April 28, when a general strike was called to oppose deeply regressive [...]

Colombia’s National Strike: An On-the-Ground Report

By Gearóid Ó Loingsigh, Left Voice. -

Colombia’s national strike — or paro (stoppage) as it is called locally —  began on April 28 with enormous protests and on May 5 entered its eighth day, with another round of mass protests around [...]

Progressive International Statement On The Duque Massacres In Colombia.

By Progressive International. -

On 28 April, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in a nation-wide strike to oppose the neoliberal policies of the Iván Duque government, and his record of violence against social [...]

Colombian Campesino Leader: This Is An Authoritarian Regime

First of all, we, as a campesino association, the National Agrarian Coordinating Committee, have been involved in the mobilizations from the very beginning and from there we have helped to [...]

Colombia: Violent Repression Of Anti-Government Protests

By Adriaan Alsema, Colombia Reports. -

Residents of Bogota and Medellin continued to report brutal police repression of anti-government protests while Colombia’s third largest city Cali retook the streets on Saturday. The massive [...]

Venezuela Border Conflict Mixes Drug Trafficking And Regime-Change

By W. T. Whitney, Jr., Orinoco Tribune. -

Beginning in mid-March, Venezuelan army units have been attacking and expelling Colombian operatives active in Apure state. These have long used Venezuela’s border region to prepare cocaine [...]

Network In Defense Of Humanity Rejects Aggressions By Armed Groups

By Network in Defense of Humanity, Resumen English. -

The Network of Intellectuals, Artists and Social Movements in Defense of Humanity, in view of the confrontations that began on March 21 between the Bolivarian National Armed Forces and irregular [...]

Colombia: Over 3,600 Indigenous Rights Violations In The First Months Of 2021

By Ellys Segura, Diaspora Tribune. -

The recent upsurge in state and right-wing violence has left all of Colombia reeling, but Indigenous communities have been particularly affected by it. This is evident from recent data published [...]

Venezuelan Army Reports New Attack On Border Post With Colombia

By Ultimas Noticias, Orinoco Tribune. -

The Strategic Operational Commander of the Venezuelan Army (FANB) Admiral Remigio Ceballos reported through his Twitter account that on the night of Wednesday, March 24, “a group of Colombian [...]