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Colombia - Magical Beauty
World  (tags: Colombia, people, places, travel )

- 1734 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.
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!' )

- 2181 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.
World  (tags: South America, Colombia, interesting, government, news, politics, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms )

- 2384 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
COLOMBIA Victims of Sexual Violence Under Threat and on Their Own
World  (tags: violence, politics, Colombia, women's rights, Womens health, world, conflict, news )

- 2439 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.
Venezuela Declares Commitment to Peace & Dialogue, Prepares Defense of Natural Resources
World  (tags: Latin America, democracy, Venezuela, socialism, capitalism, Colombia, usa, dishonesty, propaganda, u.s., troops, military, bases, military bases, U.S. bases, US bases, imperialism, US imperialism, U.S. imperialism, neocolonialism, Neo-colonialism )

- 3108 days ago -
Communications Minister Blanca Eekhout said the U.S. seeks to provoke a war between Colombia & Venezuela to disrupt the current process of economic & political unity by Venezuela & other independent govts. 1,000s marched against US-Colombia military deal.
Colombia-Venezuela: The Threat of Imperialist War Looms in the Americas
World  (tags: Latin America, democracy, Venezuela, socialism, capitalism, Colombia, usa, u.s., troops, military, bases, military bases, U.S. bases, US bases, imperialism, US imperialism, U.S. imperialism, neocolonialism, Neo-colonialism, dishonesty, propaganda )

- 3116 days ago -
To regain control of its "backyard," the U.S. is increasingly intervening in Latin America: U.S. support for the recent military coup in Honduras, destabilisation of Bolivia, Venezuela, Ecuador & Paraguay, & a massive U.S. military build up in the region.
Chavez Says Venezuela Will Defend Itself Against Colombian-U.S. Aggression
World  (tags: Latin America, democracy, Venezuela, socialism, capitalism, Colombia, usa, u.s., troops, military, bases, military bases, U.S. bases, US bases, imperialism, US imperialism, U.S. imperialism, neocolonialism, Neo-colonialism, dishonesty, propaganda )

- 3116 days ago -
Official U.S. documents say a new deal with Colombia will allow the U.S. to fight "anti-US governments" in South America. Chavez responded: "Don't make the mistake, President Obama, of ordering an overt aggression against Venezuela utilizing Colombia."
Colombians Come to Venezuela in Droves
World  (tags: Venezuela, Colombia, capitalism, fascism, war, civil war, refugees, migration, immigration, oppression, exploitation, poverty, revolution, socialism, democracy, HumanRights, humanrights, leftwing, left, leftist, progressive, egalitarian, equality )

- 3116 days ago -
Some people imagine that "Venezuela is a dictatorship that people are fleeing". The reality is very different: a democracy, where the people have elected socialist governments in recent years, ensuring less poverty, more human rights, & more people coming
Venezuela-Colombia Dispute Reaches WTO, Border Closed After 2 Venezuelan Troops Shot Dead
World  (tags: Venezuela, socialism, capitalism, Colombia, fascism, usa, paramilitaries, fascists, death squads, terrorism, conflict, crime, death, ethics, government, politics, violence, war, HumanRights, humanrights, campesinos, peasants, leftwing, rightwing )

- 3121 days ago -
Venezuela also announced the capture of 2 Colombians & 1 Venezuelan accused of spying for Colombia's spy agency, & Venezuela might submit captured documents to international bodies to "stop the abuses of the Colombian oligarchy" against democracy & peace.
A Cool Way To Go To School??? Colombia   video
World  (tags: Colombia, news, society, world )

- 3251 days ago -
One way to get to school... Colombian Authorities should do something about this ASAP!!!!
Colombia: Military Assault Against Indigenous Protesters, Mobilizations Continue -- See Video Link in Comments
World  (tags: Indigenous people, Day of Resistance, Latin America, Colombia, militarization, ONIC, activists, Uribe, armed forces, violent attack, repression, mobilization, Intl Fed of Human Rights, Human Rights Watch, UN High Commission, Human Rights )

- 3490 days ago -
Indigenous protesters thru-out Latin America staged events/protests to celebrate Day of Indigenous Resistance. Colombia gathering got global attention- marred by violent attack by armed forces firing into crowd of >10,000 over 2days. Urgent appeal!
Haaretz Reports "Dozens of Israeli Security Experts" Involved in Betancourt Rescue
World  (tags: Axis of Fascism, USA, Colombia, Israel )

- 3611 days ago -
Israeli newspaper Haaretz reports that Israeli security experts working for a private security firm, Global CST...were involved in the operation to rescue high-profile hostage Ingrid Betancourt from the FARC rebel group
Colombia Rescues Hostage Ingrid Betancourt
World  (tags: GoodNews, Colombia, Ingrid Betancourt, freedom )

- 3615 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.
My Hands Are Clean and Bloodless, Something Uribe Can't Say
World  (tags: Latin America, Equador, colombia, Colombian President Alvaro Uribe, RAFAEL CORREA )

- 3686 days ago -
In an interview with Público, the Ecuadoran head of state accuses the Colombian government of lying, and its president, Álvaro Uribe, of links with paramilitaries.
House Cleaning in Colombia
World  (tags: Colombia, death squads )

- 3711 days ago -
He said that it wouldn't have mattered to him if Ingrid Betancourt had been among those who died in Colombia's recent attack on a FARC-EP encampment in Ecuador. There were now twenty less people who could cause problems in Colombia. It would not have matt

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