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News Colombia Nariño: Violence in southwestern Colombia leaves people struggling to access assistance

Published on: Tuesday 03 March 2020
Violence in southwestern Colombia leaves people struggling to access assistance
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/colombia/violence-southwestern-colombia-leaves-people-struggling-access-assistance

A humanitarian emergency is unfolding in Nariño, a department in southwestern Colombia, after escalating conflict over the past several months has caused mass displacement in the Pacific region.

News Colombia Nariño: The Ticuna women of the Colombian Amazon: sun, moon and mother earth

Published on: Sunday 17 November 2019
The Ticuna women of the Colombian Amazon: sun, moon and mother earth
News source: https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/democraciaabierta/ticuna-women-colombian-amazon-sun-moon-and-mother-earth/

The trip to San Pedro de los Lagos is vibrant. It is 2 hours away from Leticia, Colombia and it is in the centre of the Yahuarcaca lagoon system, where one of the oldest indigenous communities resides ...

News Colombia Nariño: Atoms for Colombia: Expanding the Impact of Nuclear Applications in Colombia and Beyond

Published on: Monday 18 November 2019
Atoms for Colombia: Expanding the Impact of Nuclear Applications in Colombia and Beyond
News source: https://www.iaea.org/newscenter/news/atoms-for-colombia-expanding-the-impact-of-nuclear-applications-in-colombia-and-beyond

From 5 to 8 November, approximately 450 registered participants—including experts, academics and counterparts from over 20 national organizations—attended the IAEA’s symposium on Nuclear Applications in Bogotá to take stock of Colombia’s recent and historic achievements in the application of nuclear technologies, and to explore and remedy the obstacles which prevent greater

News Colombia Nariño: UN’s Refugee Commissioner to Pitch for Venezuelan Crisis Aid

Published on: Tuesday 29 October 2019
UN’s Refugee Commissioner to Pitch for Venezuelan Crisis Aid
News source: https://havanatimes.org/news/uns-refugee-commissioner-to-pitch-for-venezuelan-crisis-aid/

Venezuela is mired in a deep economic and political crisis. An overwhelming majority of the estimated 4.5 million Venezuelans who have fled their country have remained in the Latin American and Caribbean region.

News Colombia Nariño: Why You Should Visit Colombia With Coffee Experts

Published on: Thursday 31 October 2019
Why You Should Visit Colombia With Coffee Experts
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/kimwesterman/2019/10/31/why-you-should-visit-colombia-with-coffee-experts/

Colombia is one of the world's most exciting coffee destinations because of the great diversity of micro-climates, deep and cultured history of coffee farming, and variety and uniqueness of people and places. Here's why you should visit it with coffee experts.

News Colombia Nariño: Increase in Violence Leads to More Forced Displacements in Colombia

Published on: Wednesday 23 October 2019
Increase in Violence Leads to More Forced Displacements in Colombia
News source: https://www.insightcrime.org/news/analysis/increase-violence-forces-massive-displacements-colombia/

A recent report has shown the scale to which forced displacements due to violence are increasing in Colombia, primarily affecting vulnerable groups like Afro-Colombians and indigenous communities.

News Colombia Nariño: Women Taking On More Roles Within Colombia’s Drug Trade

Published on: Sunday 13 October 2019
Women Taking On More Roles Within Colombia’s Drug Trade
News source: https://www.insightcrime.org/news/brief/women-roles-colombia-drug-trade/

A new investigation has revealed the range of roles women play in drug trafficking organizations in Colombia and the vulnerable situations that they face within these jobs. The report, written by the ...

News Colombia Nariño: Radio host assassinated in southwest Colombia

Published on: Sunday 20 October 2019
Radio host assassinated in southwest Colombia
News source: https://colombiareports.com/radio-host-assassinated-in-southwest-colombia/

Colombia Reports relies on your financial support. Please become our patron and support independent reporting from Colombia. The assassination of a radio host in southwest Colombia triggered ...

News Colombia Nariño: Ivanka Trump Pops in a Yellow Dress & Pointy-Toe Pumps at Colombia’s Presidential Palace

Published on: Wednesday 04 September 2019
Ivanka Trump Pops in a Yellow Dress & Pointy-Toe Pumps at Colombia’s Presidential Palace
News source: https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/ivanka-trump-pops-yellow-dress-134106840.html

Ivanka Trump wore a bold yellow dress at Casa de Nariño, the presidential palace in Bogota, Colombia, yesterday. For her visit, the 37-year-old first daughter sported a floral-print satin dress by ...

News Colombia Nariño: Colombia rebels' new offensive brings back bad memories for businesses

Published on: Wednesday 04 September 2019
Colombia rebels' new offensive brings back bad memories for businesses
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/colombia-rebels-offensive-brings-back-163254937.html

When Colombian businessman Christian Ulloa heard that former members of the FARC rebels had rejected a peace deal with the government and launched a new offensive, he could not help but feel alarm. Two decades ago, Ulloa's father was held captive for seven months by the Revolutionary Armed Forces

News Colombia Nariño: Bomb, Illegal Valves Damage Colombia's Transandino Pipeline

Published on: Saturday 17 August 2019
Bomb, Illegal Valves Damage Colombia's Transandino Pipeline
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/08/17/world/americas/17reuters-colombia-pipeline.html

BOGOTA — A bomb and two illegal valves have damaged sections of Colombia's Transandino pipeline ... were placed by unknown persons in the municipality of Barbacoas in southwestern Narino province, ...

News Colombia Nariño: Bombing Halts Pumping on Colombia's Transandino Pipeline

Published on: Friday 26 July 2019
Bombing Halts Pumping on Colombia's Transandino Pipeline
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/07/26/world/americas/26reuters-colombia-pipeline.html

BOGOTA — Colombia's state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Friday it halted pumping on the Transandino pipeline after a bombing in southwestern Narino province. The attack did not produce a crude ...

News Colombia Nariño: Colombia court keeps ban on aerial spraying of glyphosate

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
Colombia court keeps ban on aerial spraying of glyphosate
News source: https://menafn.com/1098778697/Colombia-court-keeps-ban-on-aerial-spraying-of-glyphosate?src=Rss

Officials in the south-western department of Narino, which produces the most coca among Colombia's 32 departments, said glyphosate is not an effective means of dissuading farmers from growing the ...

News Colombia Nariño: Mudslide kills 14 in Colombia

Published on: Monday 22 April 2019
News source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-04/22/c_137996603.htm

BOGOTA, April 21 (Xinhua) -- At least 14 people were killed and several others injured when a mudslide buried homes in a small community in southwest Colombia on Sunday ... Highway linking Cauca with ...

News Colombia Nariño: Armed conflict reactivating throughout Colombia as peace process is crumbling

Published on: Wednesday 17 April 2019
News source: https://colombiareports.com/armed-conflict-reactivating-throughout-colombias-as-peace-process-is-crumbling/

The future of Colombia Reports is under threat ... According to OCHA, another 700 people were displaced in Narino last week because of fighting between armed groups near Tumaco, Nariño. The displaced ...

News Colombia Nariño: Over 700 displaced in four days due to clashes in southwest Colombia

Published on: Friday 12 April 2019
News source: https://www.efe.com/efe/english/world/over-700-displaced-in-four-days-due-to-clashes-southwest-colombia/50000262-3951938

A member of the Colombian Army patrols in the forest near Tumaco town, Narino department, Colombia, May 17, 2008, a zone located 14 kms from the Ecuadorean border, to seize and destroy four ...

News Colombia Nariño: Uptick in Colombia Massacres Highlights Shifting Criminal Dynamics

Published on: Monday 22 April 2019
News source: https://www.insightcrime.org/news/analysis/uptick-colombia-massacres-shifting-criminal-dynamics/

A new United Nations report has revealed a scandalous increase in the number of massacres carried out in Colombia, revealing new criminal dynamics in strategic areas of the country. Massacres in the ...