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US Southern Command Begins Joint Military Exercises in Colombia

Bogata (TSN) – In Colombia, 13 countries, including Argentina, Brazil, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Costa Rica, Canada, and England will participate this Thursday in the 58th edition of the United States Southern Command-sponsored joint military exercises known as “Unitas.” The exercises first took place in Venezuela, in 1960, in the context of the Cold War and U.S. anti-communism. This […]

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Venezuela Releases Evidence Tying Maduro Assassins to Colombia, US

Caracas (GPA) – Venezuela releases evidence connecting President Nicolas Maduro’s would-be assassins to outside actors in Bogota and Washington. Following the attempt on Venezuelan Nicolas Maduro’s life with two explosive-laden drones on Saturday, the President promised to get to the bottom of the failed plot. Last night he showed that his government has learned some things at least, and […]

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Maduro Survives Assassination Attempt by New ‘Venezuelan Rebel Group’ [Videos]

Caracas (GPA) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro survives assassination attempt claimed by a new “rebel” group known as the “National Movement of Soldiers in Shirts.” The attempt on the President’s life was made using multiple explosive-laden drones which crashed above Maduro during a speech on Saturday evening. The attempt came as Maduro was addressing members of the National Guard […]

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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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