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Colombia bans victims’ campaign linking army chiefs to civilian executions
Colombia Reports - 2/26/2020 12:00:00 PM
The future of Colombia Reports relies on your support. Please become a patron and support independent reporting from Colombia. A Bogota court has banned a conflict victims campaign linking army commanders to civilian executions that happened under their watch. In a controversial ruling, the court said that victims organization Movice tarnished ...

Colombia face potential Tokyo 2020 weightlifting ban after positive tests
Reuters on MSN.com - 2/25/2020 8:27:54 PM
Colombia's weightlifters could be banned from this year's Tokyo Olympics after three of their athletes failed doping tests and were provisionally suspended for a year, the Colombian Weightlifting Federation said on Tuesday.

Colombia congressional committee to investigate president after ex-senator's allegations
Reuters - 2/25/2020 8:03:00 AM
A committee in Colombia’s lower house of Congress will investigate allegations by an ex-senator who fled the country that President Ivan Duque participated in vote-buying and sought to have her assassinated,

Turf wars generating humanitarian crises throughout Colombia
Colombia Reports - 2/25/2020 3:43:00 PM
The future of Colombia Reports relies on your support. Please become a patron and support independent reporting from Colombia. The violence in Ituango had already triggered the displacement of demobilized FARC guerrillas who were taking part in a reintegration program in the war-torn locality. In Vigia del Fuerte, a locality less than 100 miles ...

400 Basis Points for an Index Fund? Colombia to Expose High Fees
MSN - 2/25/2020 1:50:00 AM
Colombia is planning to force pension fund managers to be more transparent about their costs, in a bid to bring down some of the world’s highest management fees. A regulatory decree, which will be published this quarter,

Colombia puts out forest fire near top tourist attraction Cano Cristales
Reuters - 2/23/2020 8:16:00 PM
Colombian troops on Sunday put out a forest fire close to Cano Cristales, one of the Andean country’s most important tourist sites, where FARC dissidents sought to destroy thousands of hectares of territory to grow coca,

Colombia Launches Military Push Against Narco Gangs Slashing Forests For Coca Plants
International Business Times - 2/24/2020 8:29:00 PM
Colombia's Defense Minister said Monday the military will step up an offensive against drug trafficking gangs responsible for clearing thousands of hectares of protected national parks for coca plantations.

Shockers hope to bring Echenique’s parents from Colombia to Wichita for senior night
Wichita Eagle - 2/25/2020 10:18:00 PM
Echenique is from Barranquilla, Colombia, a 10-hour flight from Wichita. If his parents, Jaime Echenique and Lidia Salinas, can attend, it would be their first time seeing their son in a Shockers uniform. Along with being alone in Kansas, away from his family, Echenique is alone in his senior status on the team. Marshall said that has been hard ...

The Effort to Save Colombia’s Underground Mountaintop Tombs
Atlas Obscura - 2/24/2020 10:09:00 PM
Deep in Colombia’s Cauca Department, once a war zone, Clemencia Vernaza is cloaked in darkness in an underground chamber. The art conservator is squinting through her glasses at some of the details etched and painted into the ancient volcanic rock in front of her. She pivots her flashlight up, like a child telling a scary story around a ...

Olympics-Colombia face potential Tokyo 2020 weightlifting ban after positive tests
YAHOO! - 2/26/2020 12:23:00 AM
Colombia's weightlifters could be banned from this year's Tokyo Olympics after three of their athletes failed doping tests and were provisionally suspended for a year, the Colombian Weightlifting Federation said on Tuesday.