The People Of Colombia Are Cracking Up The Walls Of War And Authoritarianism

By Justin Podur, Globetrotter a project of the Independent Media Institute -

The protests that started with the national strike called by Colombia's central union on November 21 to protest pension reforms and the broken promises of the peace accords have persisted for two [...]

Colombians Launch National Cacerolazo Against Tax Reform

By Telesur English. -

Thousands participated in a pot-banging protest in Bogota on Monday afternoon [December 16, 2019] in the Plaza de Bolivar, in order to demand the burying of a tax reform bill in the Congress of [...]

Dignity On The Streets Of Colombia

By Zoe PC, -

Colombia is undergoing a historic moment of social transformation and struggle. Hundreds of thousands of people have joined the uprising against the criminal, neoliberal and repressive government [...]

2019 Latin America In Review: Year Of The Revolt of the Dispossessed

A year ago, John Bolton, Trump’s short-lived national security advisor, invoked the 1823 Monroe Doctrine making explicit what has long been painfully implicit: the dominions south of the Rio [...]

Colombia: TIAR Ministers To Plan New Actions Against Venezuela

By Staff, -

While the U.S. allies held their meeting in Bogota, Bolivarian workers and students mobilized in Caracas to defend their country. The Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (TIAR) Tuesday [...]

Colombia On Strike: “This Government Has To Fall”

By José Antonio Gutiérrez D., -

Aspecter is haunting Latin America — the specter of class struggle. From Haiti, Ecuador and Peru to Chile — until one month ago an oasis of neoliberal governance — people are taking to the [...]

Venezuela Military On High Alert For Colombian Military Attack

By Telesur -

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro on Friday announced that the Bolivarian Army is on "alert" for a suspected attack from Colombia. "All of the National Bolivarian Armed Forces (FANB) should [...]

Colombia Enters The Maelstrom Of Latin American Revolution

By María J. Espinosa, -

Colombia - On 21 November, a powerful general strike paralysed Colombia. Originally called to reject a package of measures by the right-wing government of Ivan Duque, including a counter reform [...]

In Response To Nationwide Strike President Duque Call Out Troops In Colombia

By Staff, -

As a response to the nationwide strike that thousands of Colombians are carrying out on Thursday, President Ivan Duque increased the number of troops patrolling in urban areas, which generated [...]

187 Ex-FARC Members Killed Since Signing Of Peace Deal: Gov’t

By Staff, -

187 former FARC guerilla members have been assassinated over the past three years since the signing of a peace deal in 2016 between the left-wing militants and the Colombian government, according [...]

Colombia’s Local Elections Mark Milestone In Major Cities

By Francesco Manetto, El Pais, Translated by -

Local elections held last Sunday in Colombia marked a milestone in the country’s two major cities, Bogota and Medellin. Claudia Lopez, candidate for the Green Alliance, became the first woman [...]

Right Rejected In Colombia, Left Leads Going Into Second Round In Uruguay

By Staff, -

The first results from validated exit polls indicate that there will be a second electoral round between the leftist Broad Front candidate Daniel Martinez and right-wing representative of the [...]

US Military To Initiate Military Drills Near Venezuelan – Colombian Border

The US embassy in Bogota reported that on Monday they will begin infantry exercises, with the aim of rehearsing a possible invasion of Venezuela, camouflaged through alleged “humanitarian aid.” [...]

Colombia Admits To Deceiving U.N. With Fake Pictures To Accuse Venezuela Of Illegal Activities

By Staff, Granma, translation Resumen Latinoamericano -

News agencies AFP and El Colombiano have confirmed that they had taken at least four of the pictures included in the dossier delivered by Colombian President Ivan Duque to the Secretary General [...]

The Other Americans: Colombia’s Fragile Peace In Splinters

By Jeff Abbott, -

The renewal of armed struggle follows neglect of the peace process from the far right. “[President] Duque is taking advantage of the discourse of Donald Trump to put back in place repressive [...]