Posts Tagged ‘Colombia’

Colombia: CIA Platform For Aggression Against Venezuela

Colombia: CIA Platform For Aggression Against Venezuela Above Photo: From Resumen-english.org 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 that Colombia is being designated as the main platform for a US made […]

A Warning About The Indigenous Genocide In Colombia

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 that the this would be the end of the violence. But two years later the threat to their lives and their culture hasn’t gone away. This […]

Portugal releases Israeli wanted for murder of compatriot in Colombia

JTA — A Portuguese judge has released an Israeli man who is wanted in Colombia for the murder of another Israeli and the sexual exploitation of underage girls. The Lisbon Appeals Tribunal ordered Assi Ben-Mosh released from jail on June 28 after more than a month in custody. It said Colombian prosecutors had failed to […]

Actions Today: Colombia – The Invisible Genocide

Actions Today: Colombia – The Invisible Genocide Above photo: From Justice for Colombia. (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 defenders and social movement leaders in Colombia. Organizers of the Toronto […]

Landslide caused by heavy rainfall kills 28 in southwestern Colombia – UPDATE

   Seventeen people have been killed and five injured in a landslide in the southwestern Colombian province of Cauca, the country’s disaster relief agency said on Sunday. The landslide, which was caused by heavy rains, occurred early on Sunday in a rural area of Rosas municipality, the agency said in a statement. On Sunday evening […]

Urgent-Colombia Minga Betrayed, Uribe Defends Possible Massacre Of Protesters

Urgent-Colombia Minga Betrayed, Uribe Defends Possible Massacre Of Protesters Above Photo: Indigenous, Afro-Colombian, and rural popular movement leaders wait for President Duque to sign accords for land rights and an end to political violence. Only 200 meters away, Duque changes his mind and goes home. The Alliance for Global Justice is saddened and enraged that […]

Hiding Colombia’s Human Rights Nightmares In A Venezuelan Coup

Hiding Colombia’s Human Rights Nightmares In A Venezuelan Coup Above Photo: Youtube Screenshot/ Occupy.com It can – and should be said that our imperialist coups are never about democracy, but more so about protecting our investments, killing the threat of a good example, and of spinning a media tale to veil the extreme failures of […]

Red Cross Of Colombia: US Action To Venezuela Is Not ‘Humanitarian Aid’

Red Cross Of Colombia: US Action To Venezuela Is Not ‘Humanitarian Aid’ Millions of Venezuelans Sign Petition Against US Intervention. Military Not Giving In To US Bribery & Threats. Guaido Under Investigation For Taking Money From Foreign Sources. Note: The Grayzone Project is in Venezuela reporting on what is happening, an example of news we do […]

As US Laments Human Rights in Venezuela, US-Allied Colombia Descends into Drug-fueled Humanitarian Crisis

By Whitney Webb Source The dichotomy between Washington’s relationship with Venezuela and Colombia is yet another clear example that the public justifications for the U.S.’s Latin America policy are little more than window dressing for the U.S.-backed expansion of neo-fascist governments throughout Latin America. BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA (Analysis) — Several troubling situations are currently playing out across […]

U.S. Southern Command In Colombia Along The Border, Venezuela Military Moves, U.S. Pulls Out Of INF Treaty; Russia Threatens U.S; China Calls For Calm.

U.S. Southern Command In Colombia Along The Border, Venezuela Military Moves, U.S. Pulls Out Of INF Treaty; Russia Threatens U.S; China Calls For Calm. Above Photo: From Activistpost.com According to a State Department source, corroborated by a video news report, U.S. troops are already along Colombia’s border. This comes as Venezuela has reportedly moved military […]

Bogota Has No Clue about Bolton’s «5k Troops to Colombia» Note

Local Editor Colombia dismissed speculation regarding a puzzling memo from John Bolton, which mentioned 5,000 US troops being sent to the Latin American nation, affirming that it will rely on politics and diplomacy in the Venezuela crisis. Carlos Holmes, Colombia’s Foreign Minister, said he is unaware of the “importance and reason” behind John Bolton’s memo, […]

Colombia Suggests Alliance With Brazil’s Bolsonaro To Overthrow Venezuela’s Maduro

Colombia Suggests Alliance With Brazil’s Bolsonaro To Overthrow Venezuela’s Maduro Above Photo: Nicolas Maduro (From Russian government) A top Colombian official told Brazilian newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo that its government will support Brazilian’s far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro if he wants to overthrow the socialist government of Venezuela. According to Folha, a top diplomatic official […]

Israeli national in Colombia charged with smuggling more than 500 pounds of Cocaine

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 5,974 other followers Source Article from https://theuglytruth.wordpress.com/2018/08/29/israeli-national-in-colombia-charged-with-smuggling-more-than-500-pounds-of-cocaine/ Related Posts IRGC seizes vessel smuggling fuel to UAE in Persian Gulf Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has seized a ship carrying some 250,000 liters of Iran seizes vessel […]

Can Colombia’s Peace Process Survive the Coming Hard-Right Regime of Ivan Duque?

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA – Leaked reports from the Colombian Armed Forces have alleged that scattered groups of dissident former members of the dissolved Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (FARC-EP) plan to hold a guerilla conference and formally unite as a large new guerilla force in the country’s lawless border regions and rural countryside. […]

Colombia’s NATO Membership About More Than Just Venezuela

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA — Colombia’s formal partnership with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) marks the first time that a Latin American country has joined the European group, and signals a new shift toward the Global South by the Cold War-era alliance. Colombia’s entry into NATO as a “global partner” signals that the U.S. military top […]

Hungry, sick and increasingly desperate, thousands of Venezuelans are pouring into Colombia

Despite turning away Venezuelans with cancer or chronic diseases, the hospital treated 1,200 migrant emergency patients last month, up from the handful of patients, mostly traffic collision victims, in March 2015, before the Venezuelan exodus started gathering steam. Source Article from http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blacklistednews/hKxa/~3/enXB8yAA1jw/hungry-sick-and-increasingly-desperate-thousands-of-venezuelans-are-pouring-into.html Related Posts Neocon Nightmare: Trump’s Plan to Starve Venezuelans Into Submission […]

How It Happens–Colombia Turning Israelis Away After criminal behavior of Israeli Tourists

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 5,941 other followers Source Article from https://theuglytruth.wordpress.com/2018/05/08/how-it-happens-colombia-turning-israelis-away-after-criminal-behavior-of-israeli-tourists/ Related Posts Mobile devices rewire your brain, turning you into a reward addict who craves more food Google has declared war on the independent media and has begun blocking emails […]

Urgent Action To Protect Human Rights Defenders In Colombia

Urgent Action To Protect Human Rights Defenders In Colombia Above photo: Sara Quiñonez (left) and Tulia Maris Valencia. Photo credit: Afro Colombian Solidarity Network. From Black Alliance for Peace. Human-rights and social-justice organizations in Colombia as well as the international community demand all charges be dropped and the state immediately release Afro-Colombian activists imprisoned on frivolous “terrorism” […]

Ecuador’s Drastic Pro-US Rightward Swing Continues with Disavowal of ELN-Colombia Peace Talks

QUITO, ECUADOR (Analysis) — Ecuador’s government has pulled the plug on its support for peace talks between the Colombian government and the leftist National Liberation Army (ELN), noting that it would not condone such talks as long as the ELN continues to wage its armed struggle against the state. The guerilla group remains the largest […]

Colombia’s Murder Rate Is At An All-Time Low But Its Activists Keep Getting Killed

By Fabio Andres Diaz, International Institute of Social Studies and Magda Jiménez, Universidad Externado de Colombia A 2016 peace agreement between the Colombian government and the guerrilla Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, was supposed to bring peace to this South American country after a 52-year civil war that killed 220,000 people. […]

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