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Four Social Leaders, Activists Killed in Colombia in 24 Hours

Bogota (TSN) – Yet four more social leaders were murdered in Colombia in just 24 hours, amid a security crisis for activists and community leaders that risk their lives for a better future for their country and the region. According to teleSUR’s correspondent in Colombia, Manuel Jimenez, Carlos Jimmy Prado Gallardo was a human rights activist and national delegate […]

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Former Venezuelan Attorney General Flees to Colombia, Offered Asylum

Caracas (VA) – Former Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega has been offered political asylum in Colombia after fleeing to the neighboring South American country on Friday. Ortega and her husband, United Venezuelan Socialist Party congressman German Ferrer, reportedly departed Venezuela for Aruba by boat before embarking in a private jet to Bogota along with at […]

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Colombia: Congress Votes to Confirm FARC as Political Party

Bogotá, Colombia (Tasnim) – Colombia’s House of Representatives voted 86 to 17 to approve the entry of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, into electoral politics. The new law — which requires final approval by Colombia’s elected Senate — will guarantee FARC at least five seats in the House and five in the Senate […]

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