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INDIGENOUS RIGHTS DEFENDER AT GRAVE RISK
World  (tags: humanrights, Amnesty International, Colombia )

Apolonia
- 124 days ago - e-activist.com
Defender of Indigenous Peoples' rights Juan Pablo Gutiérrez received a death threat from a paramilitary group targeting him and other Indigenous organizations in Colombia. He has received numerous threatening phone calls since. His life is at risk.
Colombia Rescues Hostage Ingrid Betancourt
World  (tags: GoodNews, Colombia, Ingrid Betancourt, freedom )

Julia
- 2368 days ago - reuters.com
BOGOTA (Reuters) - French-Colombian politician Ingrid Betancourt and three Americans were rescued from leftist guerrillas by Colombian troops, Defense Minister Juan Manuel Santos said on Wednesday.
Latin America Condemns Colombia and the USA for Military Strike in Ecuador
World  (tags: usa, war, violence, Colombia, Equador, FARC, Latin Americans )

Madalena
- 2487 days ago - aztlan.net
The nations of Ecuador, Venezuela, Chile, Argentina, Paraguay. Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Uruguay, Mexico, Cuba, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Guatemala have issued strong condemnations against the USA and its "puppet regime" in Colombia for Saturday'
COLOMBIA Victims of Sexual Violence Under Threat and on Their Own
World  (tags: violence, politics, Colombia, women's rights, Womens health, world, conflict, news )

Cal
- 1192 days ago - ipsnews.net
According to the United Nations, the paramilitaries are responsible for 75 percent of the human rights crimes committed in this country's decades-old civil war.
Colombia Protests Rape and Murder of Woman in Bogota Park
World  (tags: world, politics, women's rights, activism, Colombia, news, society, crime, freedoms, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 934 days ago - globalpost.com
Almost 1,000 people protested yesterday the brutal rape and murder of 35-year-old Rosa Elvira Cely in Bogotá's National Park on May 24.
Colombia - Magical Beauty
World  (tags: Colombia, people, places, travel )

Kit
- 487 days ago - youtu.be
Colombia, the amazing land of green, is a tropical haven that is close to the equator. People know of its wonderful coffee, the exotic Amazon that courses through its lands, and of its amazing heritage.
LATIN AMERICA'S LATEST MIRACLE: THE COMEBACK OF COLOMBIA
World  (tags: South America, Colombia, interesting, government, news, politics, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms )

Cal
- 1137 days ago - worldcrunch.com
Over the past 10 years, Colombia has enjoyed a huge change in fortunes. The economy is humming, drug-related violence is down and security forces have corralled the rebel FARC guerillas. From infrastructure to corruption, however, some serious problems pe
El Tiempo, Colombia: Four Million Bullets: 'Congratulations' Chiquita Banana!
World  (tags: terrorism, war, corporations, corruption, government, killin, politics, Chiquita Banana, South America, Colombia, warofterror )

Blue
- 2836 days ago - watchingamerica.com
"The case against Chiquita is a great opportunity to rip the lid off the putrid cauldron cooked up by companies that have enriched themselves with impunity on the blood of the people. Justice must not remain silent."
Country Profile: Colombia
World  (tags: Colombia, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Violence )

Ben
- 2642 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Colombia has significant natural resources and its diverse culture reflects the indigenous Indian, Spanish and African origins of its people But it has also been ravaged by a decades-long violent conflict involving outlawed armed groups, drug cartels an
Colombian Sews His Mouth Shut in Protest
World  (tags: Colombia, poverty, protest, HumanRights )

Julia
- 2621 days ago - ap.google.com
OGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Forget going on a hunger strike. In Colombia, an unemployed man has sewn shut his mouth and locked himself behind an iron mask to demand the government attend to his family's desperate economic plight.
US-Backed Border Massacre Brings South America to Brink of War
World  (tags: war, usa, venezuela, Equador, FARC, massacre, Colombian President Alvaro Uribe, colombia )

Madalena
- 2488 days ago - wsws.org
The Colombian military's massacre last Saturday of 17 members of the guerrilla movement FARC, including its second in command, on Ecuadoran soil has brought tensions in the region to an unprecedented level, raising the serious threat of armed conflict
Chavez Denounces Colombian Paramilitary Activity in Venezuela
World  (tags: Venezuela, socialism, HumanRights, revolution, Colombia, usa, conflict, corruption, crime, ethics, politics, violence, terrorism, war )

Simon
- 2509 days ago - venezuelanalysis.com
Sunday, Venezuela's President Chávez denounced the presence of Colombian paramilitaries operating in Venezuela with US govt support. Colombia's President Uribe refuses to respond. A US govt document implicates "anti-drug" US ally Uribe in the drug trade.
A Cool Way To Go To School??? Colombia   video
World  (tags: Colombia, news, society, world )

Teresa
- 2005 days ago - youtube.com
One way to get to school... Colombian Authorities should do something about this ASAP!!!!
   

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