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Venezuela Colombia Humanitarian Aid

Aid arrives to Cúcuta but Venezuelans left waiting

Puente Tienditas barricaded by military vehicles. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Deliveries of humanitarian aid to Venezuela remain...
Cerrejón Mine Human Rights Abuses Ireland

Irish activists call for end to Cerrejón mine’s human rights...

Cerrejón Mine, La Guajira. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Campaigners based over 8000 km away from Colombia are...

Crisis Hidroituango: Troubled dam continues to wreak havoc on Cauca river

Puerto Valdivia, photo above from August 2018, has remained in a constant state of red alert since April last year and...

Constitutional Court bans recreational hunting

Recreational hunting is becoming a thing of the past after the Constitutional Court's recent judgment. Photo courtesy of Pixabay
Venezuela Colombia Humanitarian Aid

Humanitarian aid to arrive at Venezuelan border as military standoff brews

Puente Tienditas barricaded by military vehicles. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Yesterday, February 6, Venezuelan military vehicles barricaded...

Venezuelans take to the streets but remain divided on future

Demonstrations took place in Caracas both for and against President Maduro's regime. Above is a photo from a 2014 protest in...

Opinion: Democracy dies in darkness

Photo by pixabay The past few weeks have been an industry frenzy for the press. Juan Pablo Bieri,...
Nevado del Huila Earthquakes Colombia

Felt the ground tremble? Colombia’s recent earthquakes explained

Nevado del Huila Volcano. Image courtesy of @sgcol - Twitter. Last Tuesday, January 22, the city of Bucaramanga,...

Boat carrying migrants sinks in Golfo de Urabá

The cape of Tiburón, a stretch of coastline near the border with Panama in the Gulf of Uraba. Photo by Lina...
Social leader killings

All part of a plan? Study throws light on social leader...

"The killing of civilian leaders is a tradition here. Something which in other countries would be considered a huge scandal is somehow normalised in Colombia," says the CCJ's Camilo Bonilla, co-ordinator of a ground breaking report into activist deaths.