This year, at least 267 people have been murdered in 63 massacres perpetrated in the Republic of Colombia against social leaders and former FARC combatants who endorsed the Peace Agreement, according to figures by the Institute for Development and Peace Studies (INDEPAZ).

In this regard, Minister of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs, Jorge Arreaza, insisted that the world must do its utmost to stop violence in Colombia and resume the path to peace.

“Indeed, as this touching and outrageous video announces, the figures it shows have been surpassed. Colombia saddens us! The world must do its utmost to stop the massacres and resume the path to peace,” he posted on his Twitter account @jaarreaza, where he mentioned a video shared by...

The Colombian Prosecutor's Office Saturday withdrew a pre-agreement reached with Laureano Martinez, former butler of the farm owned by the family of Colombian ex-ambassador to Uruguay Fernando Sanclemente, where authorities found a narcotics processing laboratory.

This statement comes after it became known that Sanclemente did know about the drug business and tried to get his employee to plead...

We are documenting her a statement issued by the National Liberation Army (ELN) of Colombia:

The anti-drugs policies of the United States and Colombian government are failing because they have been unable to present anything new to the world other than fumigation with glyphosate and forced eradication.   

Such solutions are lacking in common sense because an economic, social...

The situation in Colombia remains disturbing amid a growing wave of violence and intimidation throughout the country, and countless murders of social leaders.

Abuse and the use of force are proving to be a structural problem. The tremendous escalation of violence in the country is largely due to a government that allows paramilitary groups – responsible for hundreds of murders of social...

The International Coordination of Metro Trade Unions unanimously support the struggle that the SINTRAMETRO comrades have been waging since its creation and which intensified during the Covid pandemic19 .

It is worth recalling the trade union closure of the TRICENTENARIO station on 18 July due to the lack of protective measures on the part of the metro management and the authorities after several...

We are following with concern the situation in Colombia after the murder of lawyer Javier Ordóñez at the hands of two police officers.

Duque’s government is brutally repressing civil society mobilisations demanding justice, resulting in another ten deaths. In recent months, there have been plenty of cases of police brutality instigated by the government against demonstrators and during the long...

The People’s Power Minister for Foreign Relations of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Jorge Arreaza, made a new call to the international community to speak out before the growing wave of violence suffered by the people of the Republic of Colombia, under the complicit silence of the Government of President Iván Duque.

Through his account on the social network Twitter, @jaarreaza, the...

This week, UNI Graphical and Packaging and UNI Americas expressed their firm opposition to the decision taken by Graphic company Thomas Greg & Sons de Colombia to dismiss 25 workers. The decision was made by the company using the excuse of Covid-19, even though the company continued to work during the pandemic, especially on large contracts with the Colombian government.  

The vast...

This week, UNI Graphical and Packaging and UNI Americas expressed their firm opposition to the decision taken by Graphic company Thomas Greg & Sons de Colombia to dismiss 25 workers. The decision was made by the company using the excuse of Covid-19, even though the company continued to work during the pandemic, especially on large contracts with the Colombian government.  

The vast...

The People’s Power Minister for Foreign Relations, Jorge Arreaza, warned on Tuesday about the need to “help Colombia” in the face of the wave of assassinations of social leaders that shakes the neighboring country, while condemning the inaction of the international community and the multilateral system on this situation.

“Last week in Colombia, one social leader was killed per day...

The People’s Power Minister for Foreign Relations, Jorge Arreaza, condemned this Monday the “terrifying silence” of the international community before the massacre of social leaders and human rights defenders in Colombia, which has accumulated more than 100 deaths so far in 2020, according to statistics from the Institute for Development and Peace Studies (Indepaz), available on its...