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Colombian Treasury Minister Alberto Carrasquilla will present the government’s tax reform proposal to Congress today. Reform attempts in 2020 Photo: John Vizcaino / Reuters Colombian Treasury Minister Alberto Carrasquilla will present the government’s tax reform proposal to Congress today. Reform attempts in 2020 have been put on hold due to COVID-19. The Colombian economy has …

New York, March 16, 2021 – The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on the Colombian government to return to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights hearing on the case of Colombian journalist Jineth Bedoya and to respect its obligations to ensure justice in cases of violence against journalists. Colombian officials withdrew in protest yesterday …

Clever Leaves quota represents 50% of Colombia’s total quota and approximately 18% of the global quota for the legal production of medical cannabis. NEW YORK, March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Clever Leaves Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: CLVR, CLVRW) (“Clever Leaves” or the “Company”), a leading multinational operator and licensed producer of pharmaceutical grade cannabinoids, today …

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 …

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 …

Today, the Colombian state-owned oil company Ecopetrol (NYSE: EC) revealed that it is seeking a controlling stake in Interconectado Eléctrica SA (ISA) by purchasing the 51.4% held by the Colombian Ministry of Finance and of Public Credit (Minhacienda). ISA is an international power grid operator with positions in power infrastructure across the Andes, including Argentina, …

Cyber ​​security researchers have put an end to an ongoing surveillance campaign directed against Colombian government institutions and private companies in the energy and metallurgy sectors. In a report released by ESET on Tuesday, the Slovakian internet security company said the attacks – dubbed “Operation Spalax” – began in 2020, with the modus operandi sharing …

The Colombian National Hydrocarbons Agency – ANH today signed 4 new contracts, at the end of the third cycle of the permanent zone allocation process, or PPAA. Parex Resources and CNE Oil & Gas, a subsidiary of Canacol Energy, won four estates, with associated investments estimated at around US $ 40 million. BUSINESS ZONE NAME …

Colombia is approaching the target of 130,000 hectares less dedicated to coca cultivation set for 2020, Defense Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo said on Monday. “With 98,056 hectares of coca eradicated as of October 24, the Public Forces are progressing towards the goal of 130,000 hectares eradicated by 2020,” Trujillo said in a tweet, adding that …