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Colombia’s Industrial output shows sharp increase

Q24N (MercoPress) Colombia's National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE) Friday issued a report showing that the country's industrial output during the month of May...

Francia Márquez, the voice of the “nobodies”

QCOLOMBIA - Raised fist, discreet smile, African attire. Environmental lawyer Francia Márquez overcame Colombia's hidden racism and became this Sunday the first Afro-descendant elected...

Canceled euthanasia: Martha Sepúlveda was ready to die on Sunday

QCOLOMBIA - 51-year-old Martha Sepúlveda, diagnosed with ALS, had been slated to become the first person in Colombia without a terminal prognosis to die...

Thousands march in Bogota to demand end to protests, roadblocks

QCOLOMBIA (Reuters) Waving flags and dressed in white, thousands marched in Colombia's capital Bogota on Sunday to demand an end to protests and roadblocks,...

Colombia to probe police who stood by as civilians shot at protesters

QCOLOMBIA (Reuters) Colombian authorities are investigating 10 police officers who allowed civilians to shoot at demonstrators in Cali, a high-ranking official said on Monday,...

Colombia down the tubes: At least 43 protesters killed, Palace of Justice burned

QCOLOMBIA - The Palace of Justice in Tulua, Colombia was set on fire this week amid protests and a general strike over poverty, police...

Roadblocks and protests disrupt Cali, Colombia

CALI, Colombia (AP) — The sugar mills that employ tens of thousands of people have ground to a halt. Broken stoplights dangle uselessly over...

Mothers in Colombia attend protests to protect youth from alleged police violence

(Reuters) Vanesa protects herself from the hail of tear gas, rocks and fire hose streams that often mark protests in Colombia with just safety...

Naked, women protested against the Police for reports of sexual violence

QCOLOMBIA - At least 18 complaints of sexual violence allegedly committed by the police have been reported, mostly on social networks, within the framework...

Poverty and hunger in Colombia: symptoms of the virus and the social crisis

QCOLOMBIA (Semana) Luis Plata is only 30 years old, but on his back he carries an infinite worry that overwhelms him. What began as...

Colombian Mass Protests Over Covid-19 Woes Paralyze Cali

(WSJ) CALI, Colombia - Days of rowdy, sometimes violent protests have choked off this city of 2.2 million, disrupting food supplies, paralyzing business and...

Protests leave 42 dead in a Colombia in ‘shock’ by the repression

QCOLOMBIA - At least 42 people, including a uniformed police, have died in Colombia in the framework of protests against the government that exploded...

Over 30 People Reportedly Killed Within Week of Protests

QCOLOMBIA - At least 31 people have been killed, 1,220 have been injured and 87 have gone missing in a week of protests in...

The Colombian flag upside down in social networks: what does it mean?

QCOLOMBIA - In recent days, the image of the Colombian flag upside down has been repeatedly shared on social networks such as Instagram. Although...

US, UN Call On Colombian Government To Respect Human Rights Amid Nationwide Unrest

QCOLOMBIA - Amid continuing unrest throughout Colombia, and as reports of state violence accumulate, the US State Department has weighed in, urging restraint and...

Colombia Protests Against President Duque Explained

QCOLOMBIA - Nineteen people have died and hundreds more have been injured in protests in Colombia against President Iván Duque Márquez's tax bill, aimed...

UN condemns “excessive” use of force in demonstrations in Colombia

QCOLOMBIA - The United Nations (UN) condemned the "excessive use of force" in Colombia against demonstrations against a tax reform, which has left at...

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