Colombia’s Congress will put forward a law that will make the country’s most renowned writer the new face of a Colombian banknote, Colombia’s El Espectador newspaper reported Wednesday.
Clara Lopez, presidential candidate for the leftist Democratic Pole (Polo Democratico – PD) party, believes that with Santos’ reinstatement of Bogota’s former mayor, Gustavo Petro, “democracy has been strengthened” in Full Article »
Colombia’s Inspector General on Wednesday barred former senator Juan Carlos Martinez from public office for his ties to drug trafficking paramilitary groups.
A state-level court in La Guajira State has rejected a request for the guarantee of children’s life and health in the parts of the state where indigenous communities are experiencing Full Article »
Colombia’s largest rebel group allegedly bombed a crucial road bridge in Meta state of central Colombia, leaving the affected municipality isolated from the rest of the country, national media reported Full Article »
Colombia’s electoral authority will resume an impeachment referendum process against the mayor of Bogota after president Juan Manuel Santos was forced by a court to reinstate Gustavo Petro, reported Caracol Full Article »
As the world mourn the recently deceased novelist Gabriel Marquez, Colombia has used World Book Day to pay special tribute to the author, with the President and other notable Colombians Full Article »
A report from Colombia’s highest government human rights official says rights violations continue to plague the port city of Buenaventura, despite the ongoing intervention by the Colombian military.