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Colombian government offers award for capturing presidential helicopter shooters Monday, June 28, 2021 – 08:49 UTC Full article Duque is willing to pay nearly US $ 795,000 to catch whoever shot his helicopter The Colombian government has offered a reward of US $ 795,000 in exchange for information leading to the capture of those behind …

The Colombian government has offered a reward of 3,000 million pesos (approximately $ 795,000) for information leading to the capture of those responsible for the attack on the helicopter that President Iván Duque was in when it landed at Cucuta airport. “A reward of up to 3,000 million pesos is offered to this person who …

Colombian police violated human rights during mass protests, which left 42 dead and more than 800 injured. Mass protests began on April 28 after the government attempted to raise taxes, cut economic deficits and raise funds for social services. Colombian President Iván Duque announced on Friday May 28 that military assistance would be sent to …

CNP continues to protest as dialogue with Colombian government makes no progress Monday, June 7, 2021 – 09:06 UTC Full article CNP says Colombian government was against responding to various demands and preferred to cancel them by force The Colombian National Strike Committee (CNP) decided on Sunday to continue by organizing marches and demonstrations, because …

(Update 1: add CNP statement, rewrite second half, change title) Bogotá, June 6 (EFE) .- The Colombian National Strike Committee (CNP), composed mainly of unions, has decided to “unilaterally suspend” negotiations on the country’s social crisis, the government announced on Sunday. “Today, the committee decided to unilaterally suspend the dialogue at the dialogue table. We, …

Published on: 06/01/2021 – 21:56Amended: 06/01/2021 – 21:54 Bogota (AFP) Colombian protesters made cautious overtures to the government on Tuesday as part of talks to end weeks of violent social unrest that have left dozens dead and hundreds injured. The National Strike Committee, which represents unions, students and indigenous peoples, among others, said there were …