Posts Tagged ‘Colombia’

US Soldiers And Contractors Rape 54 Girls In Colombia And Sell The Videos That Show Their Crimes

US Soldiers And Contractors Rape 54 Girls In Colombia And Sell The Videos That Show Their Crimes Above Photo: Kim Hong U.S. soldiers and contractors raped at least 54 Colombian girls between 2003 and 2007 in this Latin American country, recorded most of these abuses on video and sold them as pornographic material, according to […]

The People of Colombia Are Cracking Up the Walls of War and Authoritarianism

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 months and grown into a protest against the whole establishment. And the protests have continued into the new year and show no signs […]

8 missing after flash floods in Tolima Department, Colombia

   At least 8 people are missing after torrential rain triggered flash floods and mudslides in Tolima Department, Colombia. The disaster struck during the early hours of 26 December, 2019. According to Colombia’s National Unit for Disaster Risk Management (Unidad Nacional para la Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres – UNGRD) heavy rain caused the El […]

Strong outgassing Arboletes mud volcano in Colombia

   On December 19, 2019, unusual activity was recorded at Arboletes mud volcano in Colombia. Some powerful degassing occurred in the middle of the crater sending bubbles of gas to the surface. I don’t know if such powerful bubbling is only a sign of an imminent eruption of it is an explosion itself: In any […]

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

Colombia Admits To Deceiving U.N. With Fake Pictures To Accuse Venezuela Of Illegal Activities Above Photo: Duque at the UN 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 of the United Nations, […]

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

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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 […]

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