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UN criticizes Colombian government for killing ex-guerrilla activists Wednesday, February 24, 2021 – 08:55 UTC Full article The killings of at least 248 FARC ex-combatants since the signing of the agreement are due to an “absence of a comprehensive state presence”. In certain regions. The United Nations human rights body called on the Colombian government …

Adds quote, details BOGOTA, February 15 (Reuters) – The Colombian economy shrank 6.8% in 2020 from the previous year, the government said on Monday, following the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and a lockdown of more than five months. The 2020 contraction was lower than forecast by analysts, who said the Andean country’s gross domestic …

Friends and relatives mourn Heine Collazos y Esneider Collazos, two men killed in a massacre on August 21, 2020 in El Tambo, Colombia. LUIS ROBAYO AFP / Getty Images The Colombian government is failing in its obligation to protect social leaders targeted by illegal armed groups following the country’s historic peace agreement, Human Rights Watch …

Bogotá, Colombia, February 8, 2021 – The International Rescue Committee welcomes today’s announcement of temporary protection status for Venezuelan migrants. This initiative, presented by the Colombian government today, will be essential to protect the rights of Venezuelans who arrived before January 31, offering them the possibility of obtaining a resident visa over the next ten …