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News Colombia Social: Powerful women face the climate crisis in Colombia

Published on: Wednesday 20 May 2020
Powerful women face the climate crisis in Colombia
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/colombia/powerful-women-face-climate-crisis-colombia

English News and Press Release on Colombia about Agriculture, Climate Change and Environment, Women, Drought, Flood and more; published on 21 May 2020 by UNDP ...

News Colombia Social: Colombia: How armed gangs are using lockdown to target activists

Published on: Wednesday 20 May 2020
Colombia: How armed gangs are using lockdown to target activists
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/colombia-armed-gangs-using-lockdown-001023921.html

Since the start of the lockdown in late March, 28 activists and human rights defenders across Colombia have been murdered. The killings are not a new phenomenon: more than 800 activists have been ...

News Colombia Social: Killing Colombia’s human rights defenders has never been this easy

Published on: Friday 27 March 2020
Killing Colombia’s human rights defenders has never been this easy
News source: https://colombiareports.com/killing-colombias-human-rights-defenders-has-never-been-this-easy/

Social organizations have asked the military and illegal armed groups who are suspected ... past few days also provided little tranquility to the hundreds of leaders who have been threatened with ...

News Colombia Social: In Quibdó, social leaders and former combatants discussed on self-protection and leadership

Published on: Friday 27 March 2020
In Quibdó, social leaders and former combatants discussed on self-protection and leadership
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/colombia/quibd-social-leaders-and-former-combatants-discussed-self-protection-and-leadership

This situation could jeopardize the entire objective of this meeting," Luna explains. The event was attended by 60 women, including social and community leaders and former FARC combatants from ...

News Colombia Social: Colombia is using an app to return land to people displaced by war

Published on: Wednesday 25 March 2020
Colombia is using an app to return land to people displaced by war
News source: https://qz.com/1824700/colombia-uses-app-to-return-land-to-people-displaced-by-war/

The government has launched a project called Land in Peace, a joint initiative undertaken in 2015 by the governments of the Netherlands and Colombia, via several social institutions. The project aims ...

News Colombia Social: Colombia’s peace movement announces new protest

Published on: Monday 21 October 2019
Colombia’s peace movement announces new protest
News source: https://colombiareports.com/colombias-peace-movement-announces-new-protest/

which has the support of influential politicians and social organizations, they will return to the streets and have extended their list of demands. The movement mobilized tens of thousands of people ...

News Colombia Social: Why Are Social Leaders Dying in Colombia’s Cauca?

Published on: Wednesday 16 October 2019
Why Are Social Leaders Dying in Colombia’s Cauca?
News source: https://www.insightcrime.org/news/analysis/analysis-murders-social-leaders-cauca-colombia/

In early 2018, Colombia’s Ombudsman’s Office sounded the alarm regarding an unprecedented increase in the murders of social leaders nationwide. Over 18 months later, the situation has only gotten ...

News Colombia Social: EXCLUSIVE-After a violent past, Colombia's Medellin emerges as a hotspot for businesses doing good

Published on: Monday 21 October 2019
EXCLUSIVE-After a violent past, Colombia's Medellin emerges as a hotspot for businesses doing good
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/exclusive-violent-past-colombias-medellin-110010761.html

G rowing up in a gang-ridden hillside slum in Colombia's second city of Medellin, Bryan Estiven Carmona knew becoming a street drug dealer was far more likely than getting a decent job. The temptation is always there," said 21-year-old Carmona. Arbusta and 80 other companies, including local

News Colombia Social: Vinzan International Acquires Colombia Dreams Marihuana (CDM) to Form Vinzan Colombia

Published on: Wednesday 11 September 2019
Vinzan International Acquires Colombia Dreams Marihuana (CDM) to Form Vinzan Colombia
News source: https://www.register-herald.com/region/vinzan-international-acquires-colombia-dreams-marihuana-cdm-to-form-vinzan/article_a73727f3-3d2c-5be2-8995-01fa47a2b50d.html

Piedad Rojas will be in charge of Vinzan Colombia’s Social Responsibility. About Vinzan International: Vinzan International is a global cannabis trading company, focused on exporting medical grade ...

News Colombia Social: EU to give Colombia 30 million euros in aid for Venezuelan migrants

Published on: Thursday 12 September 2019
EU to give Colombia 30 million euros in aid for Venezuelan migrants
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/eu-colombia-30-million-euros-185516198.html

The European Union will give 30 million euros ($33 million) in aid to Colombia to help the Andean country grapple with an influx of Venezuelan migrants fleeing economic and political strife at home, EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini said on Thursday. Colombia has borne the burnt of the exodus

News Colombia Social: Why Are Political Candidates Being Assassinated in Colombia?

Published on: Thursday 12 September 2019
Why Are Political Candidates Being Assassinated in Colombia?
News source: https://www.insightcrime.org/news/analysis/why-political-candidates-assassinated-colombia/

Colombia’s complex criminal and electoral landscape means ... Camilo Vargas, the coordinator of the MOE’s Observatory on Political and Social Violence, said that the motives for violence may also be ...

News Colombia Social: Colombia's oldest rebel group is declaring a 'new chapter' in their armed struggle, and it could soon bring more bloodshed

Published on: Wednesday 04 September 2019
Colombia's oldest rebel group is declaring a 'new chapter' in their armed struggle, and it could soon bring more bloodshed
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/colombia-farc-rebel-group-dissidents-declaring-a-new-chapter-2019-9

The rebels' power is much reduced now, but the return of another armed faction raises the prospect of bloody infighting between criminals and rebels.

News Colombia Social: Iron Mountain Acquires Suppla's Business Process Outsourcing Unit, Expands Presence in Colombia

Published on: Thursday 05 September 2019
Iron Mountain Acquires Suppla's Business Process Outsourcing Unit, Expands Presence in Colombia
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/iron-mountain-acquires-supplas-business-203000914.html

BOGOTA, Colombia , Sept. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --   Iron Mountain Incorporated ®  (NYSE: IRM), the global leader in storage and information management services, today announced the acquisition of Suppla's ...

News Colombia Social: Pew: Mobile and social media users in emerging markets have more diverse social networks

Published on: Thursday 22 August 2019
Pew: Mobile and social media users in emerging markets have more diverse social networks
News source: https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/22/pew-mobile-and-social-media-users-in-emerging-markets-have-more-diverse-social-networks/

The latest study from Pew Research Center takes a look at the impact mobile technology, including the use of smartphones and social media, is having on the diversity of people’s social network in emerging markets. For the purpose of the study, Pew surveyed mobile users in 11 key markets: Mexico, Venezuela, Colombia, South Africa, Kenya, […]

News Colombia Social: Chile Beats Colombia on Penalties to Advance at 2019 Copa America

Published on: Friday 28 June 2019
Chile Beats Colombia on Penalties to Advance at 2019 Copa America
News source: https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2843318-chile-beats-colombia-on-penalties-to-advance-at-2019-copa-america

Chile won a penalty shootout 5-4 to defeat Colombia in the 2019 Copa America ... Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app. Get the app and get the game. ...

News Colombia Social: Robot babies tackling teenage pregnancies in Colombia

Published on: Friday 28 June 2019
Robot babies tackling teenage pregnancies in Colombia
News source: https://www.france24.com/en/20190629-robot-babies-tackling-teenage-pregnancies-colombia

She had taken part in a program launched by the Caldas municipality in Colombia to try to tackle the problem of ... 89 other countries and is being included in the local authority's social project ...

News Colombia Social: Vigil in Medellin in support of Colombia’s community leaders and human rights defenders

Published on: Tuesday 25 June 2019
Vigil in Medellin in support of Colombia’s community leaders and human rights defenders
News source: https://colombiareports.com/vigils-in-medellin-and-cali-in-support-of-colombias-community-leaders-and-human-rights-defenders/

Colombia Reports relies on your financial support. Please become our patron and support independent reporting from Colombia. Social organizations have announced vigils in Medellin and Cali at 6PM on ...

News Colombia Social: Colombia land disputes pose grave risks for social leaders

Published on: Sunday 23 June 2019
Colombia land disputes pose grave risks for social leaders
News source: https://www.hoylosangeles.com/efe-4007487-15546715-20190623-story.html

Relatives of Maria del Pilar Hurtado on June 23, 2019, attend her wake - her casket is shown here - in Puerto Tejada, Colombia, after Hurtado was murdered in Tierralta, Colombia, in an apparent land ...