Colombia's National Unemployment Committee, an opposition group which brings together some 40 organizations, Wednesday staged another row of demonstrations nationwide against policies carried out by President Iván Duque, who insisted on regarding these actions as extreme vandalism and urban terrorismAdd your comment!
In a country where 24 people have died in clashes with police and some 800 have been injured, Colombian President Iván Duque woke up Wednesday and gave a radio interview during which he addressed this year's Copa America football competition, which his country is to co-host with Argentina, and guaranteed everything will go on as planned.Add your comment!
Colombia's Finance Minister Alberto Carrasquilla turned in his resignation Monday President Iván Duque withdrew the controversial tax reform which triggered massive demonstrations nationwide, which have so far left 19 people dead.Add your comment!
Colombian former President Álvaro Uribe on Friday urged that police and military have the right to use arms in the context of demonstrations against the tax reform being promoted by the government of Ivan Duque, his political godson. The following reactions included Human Rights groups and political figures pressing Twitter to suspend Uribe’s account, where he posted the message.Add your comment!
The Colombian government Tuesday imposed a full-scale lockdown on the cities of Bogota, Medellin, Barranquilla and Santa Marta as new covid-19 infections push Intensive Care Units to their limit, it was reported.
Colombia and Peru are studying the possibility of centralizing gold purchases, in an effort to combat illegal and informal extraction. Colombian President Ivan Duque said his government is considering the move to stymie the role illegal mining plays in fueling a decades-long internal conflict.
Colombia plans to launch a mass vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus in February, President Ivan Duque announced. In an interview with a local radio station, Duque said a trial vaccination run could begin between this week and the first week of January.
The 15th Presidential Summit of the Pacific Alliance, a bloc made up of Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru, will be held on December 11th in Santiago de Chile, albeit via videoconference due to Covid-19.
The 29-country anti-drug trafficking Orion Campaign seized more than 90 tons of cocaine over about six weeks earlier this year, Colombian President Ivan Duque said on Wednesday.
Thousands of workers and students protested in Colombia on Thursday against the social and economic policies of President Ivan Duque, despite restrictions to control the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.