Colombia News | Colombia Reports https://colombiareports.com Tue, 12 Dec 2017 07:16:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 S&P lowers Colombia credit rating https://colombiareports.com/sp-lowers-colombia-credit-rating/ Tue, 12 Dec 2017 07:16:19 +0000 https://colombiareports.com/?p=184766 Ratings agency S&P Global on Monday lowered Colombia’s long-term foreign currency sovereign credit rating from BBB to BBB-minus. S&P said the lower credit rating was due to ongoing fiscal woes…

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Three massacres in three months: will southwest Colombia find peace? https://colombiareports.com/three-massacre-three-months-will-southwest-colombia-find-peace/ Mon, 11 Dec 2017 18:48:05 +0000 https://colombiareports.com/?p=184749 Indigenous in southwest Colombia are terrified after finding six unidentified bodies in an area where multiple armed groups are vying for control over territory abandoned by FARC guerrillas. The bodies…

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Colombia’s leading election candidates solidify support https://colombiareports.com/colombias-leading-election-candidates-solidify-support/ Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:10:15 +0000 https://colombiareports.com/?p=184745 Colombia’s election race became a lot clearer over the weekend as former President Alvaro Uribe announced his candidate and Medellin’s centrist former mayor received the support of two rivals. The…

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Did Pablo Escobar’s former lieutenant break parole at Medellin narco party? https://colombiareports.com/pablo-escobars-former-lieutenant-break-parole-medellin-narco-party/ Mon, 11 Dec 2017 09:52:52 +0000 https://colombiareports.com/?p=184732 “Popeye” could go back to prison after Pablo Escobar’s former lieutenant was found at of one of Medellin’s most powerful crime lord. Prosecutors asked a judge to look at the…

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’42 inmates injured in Medellin prison riot’ https://colombiareports.com/42-inmates-injured-medellin-prison-riot/ Fri, 08 Dec 2017 11:10:27 +0000 https://colombiareports.com/?p=184719 Forty-two inmates were allegedly injured after a prison search turned into riots in the Bellavista prison north of Colombia’s second largest city Medellin on Thursday. Prison rights defender Jorge Carmona…

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