Colombia: there are more social leaders killed than days of the year 2020

Jan 14, 2020 Latam
Person holding sign with names of leaders killed in Colombia
So far in 2020, the number of social leaders who have died amounts to 17, being there more murders than days of the year.

The challenge for 2020 with former guerrillas in Colombia

Jan 07, 2020 Latam
Signing of the peace agreement between the Government of Colombia and the FARC.
Colombia ended 2019 with the publication of a UN report that demonstrates the few security measures that are being offered to former FARC combatants

Mabel Gisela Torres: Colombia's first Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation

Jan 02, 2020 Latam
Mabel Gisela Torres, Colombia's first Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation.
Last week, Colombia's president Ivan Duque named scientist Mabel Gisela Torres as the minister of the newest Science, Technology, and Innovation Ministry.

10 years and 10 facts in Latin America

Jan 02, 2020 Latam
2020 has already begun and it means the closure of an important decade for Latin America and its policy, as governments have faced challenges and important…

The first menstruation: Wayuu mysticism

Dec 23, 2019 Latam
LatinamericanPost News
The 'encierro' is a transitory ritual for Wayuu women during their first menstruation, where they learn the role of women in the community and get prepared for…

The "false positives" scandal: a long and perverse history in Colombia

Dec 18, 2019 Latam
Concrete cross buried in a cemetery.
The history of false positives in Colombia goes far beyond the common graves revealed by Semana Magazine.

Common graves: stories of violence and impunity

Dec 16, 2019 Latam
Concrete tombstones in a cemetery.
Colombia and Mexico are two of the most worrying cases worldwide because, in both countries, violence has taken hundreds of thousands of innocent lives.

How will 2019 end these 5 Latin American presidents?

Dec 12, 2019 Latam
Andrés López Obrador, Martín Vizcarra, Iván Duque.
The protests in Latin America cause some presidents of the region to end the year with a high degree of unpopularity, according to surveys from each country

Senator slaps reality and government in Colombia

Dec 06, 2019 Latam
Ivan Marulanda
Senator Iván Marulanda gave a strong speech against the 'Economic Growth Law' that was passed on December 3 in the first debate in Congress.

The Colombian government's responses to the National Strike

Dec 06, 2019 Latam
President of Colombia, Iván Duque.
Many have criticized the attitude of President Iván Duque before the requests in the National strike, because they consider that the government has been 'deaf'…

How far does the power of the Public Force can go?

Dec 05, 2019 Latam
Police force present during a day of protests.
The death of protesters in Colombia and Chile by attacks by the Public Force has sparked a debate about the scope and protocols of these squadrons.

Friendly fire in the Colombian government

Nov 28, 2019 Latam
Fernando Londoño Hoyos, considered a 'thoroughbred' uribist, said the president should take a license and let Vice President Martha Lucía Ramírez rule
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