Colombia’s Local Elections Mark Milestone In Major Cities

By Francesco Manetto, El Pais, Translated by Resumen-english.org -

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, Telesurenglish.net -

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, Progressive.org -

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 [...]

Colombia: CIA Platform For Aggression Against Venezuela

By Carlos Fazio, Resumen Latinoamericano -

On August 28, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the creation of the Venezuela Affairs Unit (VAU), which will be located in the U.S. Embassy in Bogota, Colombia. This moves leaves no doubt [...]

A Warning About The Indigenous Genocide In Colombia

By Francisco Quintana, Opendemocracy.net -

For more than five decades, Colombian indigenous peoples resisted the power of warfare, refusing to abandon their land. When the peace agreement eventually passed in November 2016 many thought [...]

Colombia Armed FARC: Colombia Peace Only Possible With ‘Humanist Gov’t’

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

The "new guerrilla" movement led by former Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, People's Army (FARC-EP) Ivan Marquez announced to the public Saturday it is willing to engage in "dialogue" with [...]

FARC-EP Commanders Resume Armed Struggle Against Colombian Government

By Cuba Debate, Resumen English. -

In response to the “betrayal of the “Peace Accords” by the Colombian state signed in Havana in 2016, a group of commanders of the insurgent Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army [...]

Venezuela Exposes Failed Terrorist Plan From Colombia

By Telesur English. -

Caracas, Venezuela - Vicepresident Jorge Rodriguez presented evidence of a failed attack on Venezuela's highest courts located in Caracas meant to be carried out by criminals trained in [...]

Death Curse In Caloto – Colombian Unionist And Opposition Candidate Declared “Military Object”

By James Patrick Jordan, Afgj.org -

Under cover of night while those inside are sleeping, a manila envelope is slipped under the door. Rising in the morning to greet the day, Andy Murcia Parra picks it up and opens it. But even [...]

Actions Today: Colombia – The Invisible Genocide

By Common Frontiers. -

(Toronto, Ottawa, Buenaventura) Protests are being organized across Canada and in 58 cities around the world on July 26 to demand an end to the wave of mass killings targeting human rights [...]

Colombia Worldwide Protests Called Against Murder Of Colombian Social Leaders

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

The Defenders of Peace Movement said Monday that in the last one month at least 10 social leaders were killed in Colombia and called for an international march on July 26 in protest of the [...]

Afro-Colombian Human Rights Defender Facing Assassination

By Amnesty International. -

Danelly Estupiñan defends the rights of the afro-descendent population in Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca as part of the organization Black Community Process (Proceso Comunitario Negro). For the [...]

133 Former FARC Members Assassinated Since Peace Agreement Signed In 2016

By Alba Ciudad, Orinoco Tribune. -

Servio Delio Cuasaluzán Guanga was murdered on Monday in Colombia, specifically at El Palmar point, Chabú village, municipality of Ricaurte (Nariño), and became former FARC guerrilla number 133 [...]