The Government of Colombia Wednesday received 40 recommendations from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) following a visit to the country by an observation group.
The Governments of Mexico and Argentina Monday recalled their respective ambassadors in Managua, where Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is undertaking a dubious campaign towards his reelection by having his political challengers arrested.
A Colombian court in the city of Popayán has banned the use by law enforcement agents of the Venom ammunition launch system, Colombia, it was announced.
Colombia's National Strike Committee Friday (CNP) decided that protests will continue in light of the negative response from the Government of President Iván Duque, although some progress regarding police repression is on the verge of being achieved.
Colombia's President Iván Duque Monday ordered a mass deployment of the public force to clear the roads of peaceful demonstrations he considers to be “an act of sabotage.”
Despite calls for a broad, transparent, and inclusive dialogue between protesters and Colombian President Iván Duque, police repression at the hands of the infamous Mobile Anti-Riot Squad (ESMAD) was reported Wednesday evening in Barranquilla.
Formosa in the north of Argentina, next to Paraguay is one of the poorest provinces in the country and has been under the iron fist control and patronage of governor Gildo Insfran, who rules as a feudal lord, with virtual control of the three branches of the local government and excellent relations with the federal government in Buenos Aires where his deputies and senators support the ruling coalition in exchange for fat checks that ensure his perpetuity.
A Chilean police officer appeared in court on Friday in the first instance of prosecutors bringing charges over eye injuries blamed on security forces during Chile's months of unrest.
Running away as shots rang out, Carlos Vivanco turned to see where they were coming from. Then he felt his left eye closing and his face dripping with blood. The 18-year-old student had become one of the scores of people hit in the eyes, and in some cases blinded, by police rubber bullets in Chile's recent wave of anti-government protests.
The European Union adopted a sanctions framework for Nicaragua on Monday over human rights abuses and repression in the Central American country under leftist President Daniel Ortega.