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News Colombia Justice: UN Security Council urges Colombia to comply with peace deal

Published on: Thursday 16 January 2020
UN Security Council urges Colombia to comply with peace deal
News source: https://colombiareports.com/un-security-council-urges-colombia-to-comply-with-peace-deal/

The future of Colombia Reports relies on your support ... including crop substitution programs, and transitional justice. During a meeting of the UN’s Peacebuilding Commission in the coastal city of ...

News Colombia Justice: UN envoy for Colombia: Peace depends on stopping killings

Published on: Monday 13 January 2020
UN envoy for Colombia: Peace depends on stopping killings
News source: http://www.startribune.com/un-envoy-for-colombia-peace-depends-on-stopping-killings/566954392/

The U.N. envoy for Colombia warned Monday that peace won't be achieved if former combatants who laid down their weapons and social leaders continue to be killed.

News Colombia Justice: Attackers burn boat journalist uses to report in Colombia’s remote regions

Published on: Friday 08 November 2019
Attackers burn boat journalist uses to report in Colombia’s remote regions
News source: https://cpj.org/2019/11/arson-attack-colombia-boat-el-original-journalist.php

Bogotá, November 8, 2019—Colombian authorities should immediately investigate an arson attack against a journalist in northern Colombia and ensure his safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

News Colombia Justice: One World Pharma Receives THC Quota for 2020 Colombian Production

Published on: Thursday 14 November 2019
One World Pharma Receives THC Quota for 2020 Colombian Production
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/one-world-pharma-receives-thc-130000498.html

OWP to Begin Cultivating THC, the Psychoactive Ingredient in the Cannabis Plant Las Vegas, Nevada--(Newsfile Corp. - November 14, 2019) -  One World Pharma Inc. (OTC Pink: OWPC), "OWP," a fully licensed pure-play cannabis and hemp ingredient producer in Colombia, announced today that the Company

News Colombia Justice: Hidalgo lauds progress on flood control, criminal justice in State of the County

Published on: Friday 15 November 2019
Hidalgo lauds progress on flood control, criminal justice in State of the County
News source: https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Hidalgo-lauds-progress-on-flood-control-criminal-14838887.php

Harris County Judge LIna Hidalgo took the stage to “Soy Yo,” an upbeat pop song from her native Colombia about perseverance and being yourself. She ditched the lectern in favor of a more conversational style, pacing back and forth and using a slideshow of different numbers to segue between accomplishments.

News Colombia Justice: Evictions: Fighting to Keep a Home in Jerusalem, Lagos & Bajamar

Published on: Saturday 16 November 2019
Evictions: Fighting to Keep a Home in Jerusalem, Lagos & Bajamar
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/aljazeera-selects/2019/11/evictions-fighting-home-jerusalem-lagos-bajamar-191111105932179.html

Atinkpo now works as an activist for a legal group called the Justice and Empowerment Initiatives (JEI), committed to supporting ... Estupinan teams up with local artists in Bajamar, a black community ...

News Colombia Justice: The Slow Death of Colombia’s Peace Deal

Published on: Wednesday 30 October 2019
The Slow Death of Colombia’s Peace Deal
News source: https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/colombia/2019-10-30/slow-death-colombias-peace-deal

For that reason, the Colombian government must collaborate with Afro-Colombian and indigenous leaders to fulfill the peace deal’s promise of investment, security, and justice for the rural communities ...

News Colombia Justice: Fighting Social Injustice Through Graffiti, and Making a Business of It

Published on: Friday 01 November 2019
Fighting Social Injustice Through Graffiti, and Making a Business of It
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/01/world/americas/colombia-turkey-graffiti-vertigo-marquez.html

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Camilo Fidel López eats, drinks, thinks, sleeps and breathes graffiti. Where the average eye sees empty and drab building walls, Mr. López, the founder of the graffiti artists crew ...

News Colombia Justice: Colombia’s capital city of Bogota elects first female mayor

Published on: Sunday 27 October 2019
Colombia’s capital city of Bogota elects first female mayor
News source: https://www.wpri.com/news/us-and-world/colombias-capital-city-of-bogota-elects-first-female-mayor/

(AP Photo/Ivan Valencia) BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia’s capital city has elected its first female ... saying that the United States brought the world's number one terrorist leader to justice.

News Colombia Justice: Colombian Artist Seeks Justice for the Natural World

Published on: Tuesday 22 October 2019
Colombian Artist Seeks Justice for the Natural World
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/23/arts/design/colombian-artist-carolina-caycedo.html

She remembers “ludic moments” during daylong pot lunches by the river. The artist has since committed to issues and ideas around water as the primary subject of her art, and works with grass roots ...

News Colombia Justice: Cannabis taking root in Colombia

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
Cannabis taking root in Colombia
News source: https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2019/oct/10/cannabis-taking-root-in-colombia-201910/?latest

Cannabis companies are rushing to set up operations in Colombia, looking to gain a foothold in one of Latin America's drug capitals as governments across the world embrace the burgeoning legal marijuana industry.

News Colombia Justice: Uribe witness retracts testimony defending Colombia’s former president: report

Published on: Sunday 29 September 2019
Uribe witness retracts testimony defending Colombia’s former president: report
News source: https://colombiareports.com/witness-withdraws-testimony-in-favor-of-colombias-president-report/

Colombia Reports relies on your financial support ... Furthermore, in 2012 he admitted that Uribe took part in a a series of conspiracies that sought to obstruct justice, namely one that sought to ...

News Colombia Justice: Colombia’s military never meant to spare hostages in Palace of Justice siege

Published on: Wednesday 25 September 2019
Colombia’s military never meant to spare hostages in Palace of Justice siege
News source: https://colombiareports.com/colombias-military-never-meant-to-spare-hostages-in-palace-of-justice-siege/

Colombia Reports relies on your financial support. Please become our patron and support independent reporting from Colombia. Colombia’s authorities have lied for decades about their intent to rescue ...

News Colombia Justice: Justice Department piles on with its own antitrust investigation of Facebook

Published on: Thursday 26 September 2019
Justice Department piles on with its own antitrust investigation of Facebook
News source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/social-media/justice-department-antitrust-investigation-facebook/

Facebook is facing yet another federal probe, this time from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for possibly violating antitrust laws. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently opened a separate antitrust investigation as well. 

News Colombia Justice: Colombia’s Former FARC Guerrilla Leader Calls for Return to War

Published on: Thursday 29 August 2019
Colombia’s Former FARC Guerrilla Leader Calls for Return to War
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/29/world/americas/colombia-farc-rebel-war.html

“This is a continuation of the guerrilla struggle in response to the state’s betrayal of the Havana accords — it’s the march of Colombia’s poor, ignored and despised, toward justice, which glimmers in ...

News Colombia Justice: To Save Colombia’s Peace Process, Prove the Extremists Wrong

Published on: Tuesday 03 September 2019
To Save Colombia’s Peace Process, Prove the Extremists Wrong
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/03/opinion/international-world/colombia-farc-peace.html

In Colombia, which is more than halfway to five years ... Mr. Duque and his party issue frequent verbal and legislative attacks on the post-conflict justice system (for example, against tribunals, ...

News Colombia Justice: Colombia wants peace and will not be intimidated by ex-FARC criminals sheltered in Venezuela

Published on: Tuesday 03 September 2019
Colombia wants peace and will not be intimidated by ex-FARC criminals sheltered in Venezuela
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/09/04/colombia-wants-peace-will-not-be-intimidated-by-ex-farc-criminals-sheltered-venezuela/

Our government will continue to work tirelessly to make the progress Colombians deserve — from enacting agricultural reform, promoting rural development, and seeking justice for victims of terrorism.

News Colombia Justice: Colonel Hernan Mejia: from The Americas’ Best Soldier to one of Colombia’s most feared war criminals

Published on: Sunday 23 June 2019
Colonel Hernan Mejia: from The Americas’ Best Soldier to one of Colombia’s most feared war criminals
News source: https://colombiareports.com/colonel-hernan-mejia-from-best-soldier-of-the-americas-to-one-of-colombias-most-feared-war-criminals/

Colombia Reports relies on your financial support ... despite prosecutors’ complaints that the colonel’s alleged attempts to obstruct justice “may lead to a decision of exoneration of responsibility, ...