Posts by Tag: sex crimes»

News

Dutch citizen arrested in Bogota on sexual assault charges
Mar 17, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Dutch citizen arrested in Bogota on sexual assault charges

posted by Philip Acuña

A Dutch citizen has been arrested in Bogota’s international airport for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting a sex worker in 2012, local media reported Sunday.

News

UN warns of sexual violence in conflict areas of rural Colombia
Oct 23, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

UN warns of sexual violence in conflict areas of rural Colombia

posted by Taran Volckhausen

A United Nations committee of experts warned of high levels of sexual violence against women being perpetrated “by all actors in the armed conflict” in rural areas of Colombia.

News

Cardinal calls on Colombia worshipers to report sexually abusive priests
Oct 1, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Cardinal calls on Colombia worshipers to report sexually abusive priests

posted by Taran Volckhausen

A Colombian cardinal on Monday called for all perpetrators of sexual abuse committed within the Catholic Church to be denounced to the civil authorities for criminal prosecution.

News

Colombian congressman accused of sexually abusing minor
Sep 30, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Colombian congressman accused of sexually abusing minor

posted by Adriaan Alsema

A Colombian congressman and priest came under fire Sunday after a report he and his brother have been sexually abusing a 16-year-old boy since the victim was 13.

News

32 suspected child molesters arrested in northwest Colombia
Jun 26, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

32 suspected child molesters arrested in northwest Colombia

posted by Julia Myska

Following an apparent offensive against local pedophiles, police in the northwestern Colombian department of Antioquia on Wednesday announced the arrest of 32 suspected child molesters.

News

Teachers sentenced for assisting in sexual abuse of pupils
Jun 17, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Teachers sentenced for assisting in sexual abuse of pupils

posted by Julia Myska

Three teachers from the north of Colombia have been sentenced to 37 years in prison for assisting a man abusing their students, Colombian media reported Sunday.

News

Policemen jailed for torturing and abusing minor in Central Colombia
May 27, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Policemen jailed for torturing and abusing minor in Central Colombia

posted by Julia Myska

Four Colombian policemen have been arrested and jailed for allegedly sexually abusing and torturing a minor, local media reported Sunday.

News

Medellin prostitutes do business inside metro stations: Study
May 15, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Medellin prostitutes do business inside metro stations: Study

posted by Joey O'Gorman

Men, women and children are working as prostitutes on Medellin’s metro, a local study revealed Tuesday.

News

Dec 6, 2012 Ξ Comments Off

‘Take responsibility for sexual violence’ Lawmaker tells Colombia govt

posted by Jacob Stringer

The government is failing to take responsibility for the high levels of sexual violence committed by the national army and other actors in the armed conflict, a representative told the  Full Article »

News

Dec 3, 2012 Ξ Comments Off

HIV ridden rapist infects at least 50 women

posted by Caitlin Trent

Bogota police on Monday arrested a man accused of raping and infecting at least 50 women with HIV throughout Colombia, local media reported. Suspect Libardo Rojas Duenas is a self-aware  Full Article »

News in Colombia
Sign up for the free weekly email from Colombia Reports.