Farmers protest government inaction outside ombudsman’s office in Bogota

Farmers protest government inaction outside ombudsman’s office in Bogota

Hundreds of farmers held a peaceful demonstration outside the ombudsman’s office in Bogota Thursday to protest the government’s inaction on enforcing rural workers’ rights legislation passed in 2014.

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posted by Matthew Dancis on May 29, 2015

Farmers protest government inaction outside ombudsman’s office in Bogota

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Farmers protest government inaction outside ombudsman’s office in Bogota

Hundreds of farmers held a peaceful demonstration outside the ombudsman’s office in Bogota Thursday to protest the government’s inaction on enforcing rural workers’ rights legislation passed in 2014.

posted by Alice Bradshaw-Smith on May 27, 2015

Colombia’s extraordinary Lost City

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Colombia’s Lost City, or “Ciudad Perdida,” is the extraordinary archaeological site of a city lost for generations, only rediscovered in the 1970s by local looters.

posted by Matthew Dancis on May 28, 2015

Charlie Charlie Challenge sends 4 hysteric teens to hospital in central Colombia

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Charlie Charlie Challenge sends 4 hysteric teens to hospital in central Colombia

Four high school students from central Colombia were hospitalized after they went hysteric playing the Charlie Charlie Challenge, supposedly summoning a Mexican spirit.

posted by Adriaan Alsema on May 6, 2015

How I helped a pseudo-scholar spread anti-American propaganda

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How I helped a pseudo-scholar spread anti-American propaganda

Instead of spurring a serious investigation into alleged sexual abuse carried out by the US military in Colombia, I feel my recent reporting on the scandal has been a disservice  Full Article »

posted by Talor Gruenwald on May 27, 2015

Legitimate youth employment in Colombia scarce: report

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Legitimate youth employment in Colombia scarce: report

Youth employment in Colombia is most often characterized by poor working conditions, instability, low wages and lack of protections and rights according to a report released by the International Labor  Full Article »

posted by Michael Fortino on May 28, 2015

Colombia joins investigation into FIFA corruption

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Colombia joins investigation into FIFA corruption

Colombia has asked the United States to provide any evidence that would implicate Colombian soccer officials in the ongoing FIFA corruption scandal, according to media reports Thursday.