More land defenders were killed in the region and around the world than ever before in a grim new record, said Global Witness.
VICE World News reports on new details of clandestine detention sites and human rights abuses that have emerged following Colombia’s three months of deadly protests.
“They left him as if he were—I won’t say an animal, because animals are sentient beings,” the family’s lawyer said. “As if he were a bag of trash that they just dumped outside the station.”
Lawmaker María Fernanda Cabal wants to legalize guns. Colombia is home to left-wing guerrilla groups and has seen violent protests this year.
A foreign hit squad of 26 Colombians and two Haitian Americans killed President Jovenel Moïse, police say, as pressure grows to uncover who ordered the assassination.
The massive Colombian delivery service Rappi wants employees to compete for a chance at a COVID vaccine.
The staff of the iconic club in Bogota has been the target of allegations that its staff is elitist, racist, and transphobic in choosing whom to allow in.
President Iván Duque’s government called the bomb a “terrorist act” and is also in the midst of trying to end a month of violent, anti-government street protests.
Video captured the lynching of Fredy Bermúdez, an off-duty Colombian police investigator. The violent repression of protesters by police has prompted a national awakening on police brutality in Colombia.
“If the food is good, we can call it anything – people will still come," its co-owner was quoted as saying.
And they’re wreaking havoc with Colombia’s waterways.
A 60-mile route through the jungle connecting Colombia and Panama is a perilous trek.