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World  (tags: humanrights, Amnesty International, Colombia )

- 1394 days ago -
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 )

- 3637 days ago -
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 )

- 3756 days ago -
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 )

- 2461 days ago -
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!' )

- 2203 days ago -
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 )

- 1756 days ago -
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.
World  (tags: South America, Colombia, interesting, government, news, politics, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms )

- 2406 days ago -
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 )

- 4106 days ago -
"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."
US-Backed Border Massacre Brings South America to Brink of War
World  (tags: war, usa, venezuela, Equador, FARC, massacre, Colombian President Alvaro Uribe, colombia )

- 3757 days ago -
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
Country Profile: Colombia
World  (tags: Colombia, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Violence )

- 3911 days ago -
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 )

- 3891 days ago -
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.
Chavez Denounces Colombian Paramilitary Activity in Venezuela
World  (tags: Venezuela, socialism, HumanRights, revolution, Colombia, usa, conflict, corruption, crime, ethics, politics, violence, terrorism, war )

- 3778 days ago -
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 )

- 3275 days ago -
One way to get to school... Colombian Authorities should do something about this ASAP!!!!

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