Cannes: when the red carpet becomes political

May 22, 2019 Movies
La banda sonora no oficial de Pulp Fiction
As demonstrated by the recent denunciation of the murder of Mauricio Lezama in Cannes, the festivals are also a place for political demonstration

A Latin American in the top of the athletes with better physical condition

May 21, 2019 Sports
A Latin American in the top of the athletes with better physical condition
According to Sports Ilustrated, the Colombian Caterine Ibargüen is the second best physically prepared in the world regarding female athletes

False positives 2.0: Semana knew everything but censored it

May 21, 2019 Latam
False positives 2.0: Semana knew everything but censored it
La Silla Vacía reveals that Semana had the same investigation as The New York Times but decided to lock it up after talking to members of the government

Santrich: the protagonist of the week in Colombia

May 18, 2019 Latam
Santrich: the protagonist of the week in Colombia
A tense week has been lived in Colombia for the different events related to the leader of the FARC Jesus Santrich and the issue surrounding his extradition

Millionaire fine to Bayern should make us wake up

May 16, 2019 Others
Millionaire fine to Bayern should make us wake up
Much has been discussed about the terrible consequences of glyphosate, but governments like the Colombian one insist on using the controversial herbicide

Colombia: Mauricio Lezama is killed on the eve of a filming

May 15, 2019 Latam
Colombia: Mauricio Lezama is killed on the eve of a filming
On Thursday, May 9, filmmaker Mauricio Lezama was murdered in Arauca, Colombia. One more blow to activism in regions unprotected by the State

YouTubers and social leaders: the new initiative of Daniel Samper

May 14, 2019 Latam
YouTubers and social leaders: the new initiative of Daniel Samper
Through a song, Daniel Samper and other Colombian YouTubers seek to give voice to social leaders

What is screening and why does it benefit babies?

May 13, 2019 Latam
What is screening and why does it benefit babies?
The Colombian Congress approved this procedure that looks for metabolic and genetic disorders in newborn babies

The first agreement was narrowly rejected in a referendum last month.

President Juan Manuel Santos says the new proposals are stronger and take into account the changes demanded by opponents of the scheme.

Those opponents, led by former President Alvaro Uribe, say the revised deal is still too lenient on Farc leaders.

The revised agreement now goes to the lower house of Congress for approval.

The peace accord is aimed at ending an armed conflict that has killed more than 260,000 people over five decades.

The two sides reached an agreement earlier this year after four years of talks in the Cuban capital, Havana.

Before beginning their session, senators held a minute's silence for those who died in a plane crash near the city of Medellin on Monday.

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