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Violence in Colombia protests escalates amid allegations of police excess - The Washington Post

U.S., European and U.N. officials have urged restraint amid fears that such tumult may spread in other countries straining under the economic burdens of the pandemic.

colombia - The Washington Post
3:04pm PDT - May 4th, 2021

After 'glorifying violence' on Twitter, former Colombian president Alvaro Uribe to speak at NYU

Summary List PlacementIn power, former Colombian president Álvaro Uribe was accused of collaborating with death squads that slaughtered peasant farmers and union organizers. More recently, online, he was found to be "glorifying violence" against protesters du…

colombia - Business Insider
2:04pm PDT - May 4th, 2021

EMERGING MARKETS-Colombian peso, Peruvian sol extend losses as strong dollar weighs - Reuters

* Brazil producer price inflation rises * Colombian peso leads losses for second straight day * Chile's peso the sole gainer (Adds details on stocks, updates prices and comment) By Ambar Warrick May 4 (Reuters) - Colombia's peso and Peru's sol extended losses…

colombia - Reuters
1:02pm PDT - May 4th, 2021

Bernal to co-lead Ineos Grenadiers at Giro - Reuters

Ineos Grenadiers have confirmed their lineup for the Giro d'Italia with Colombian Egan Bernal being named joint-leader along with young Russian Pavel Sivakov.

colombia - Reuters
9:59am PDT - May 4th, 2021

UN, EU call for calm at Colombia protests, warn of excessive force - Reuters

The United Nations and European Union on Tuesday called for calm and warned of the use of excessive force at protests against the administration of Colombian President Ivan Duque, as protester deaths mounted and demonstrations continued overnight.

colombia - Reuters
8:58am PDT - May 4th, 2021

Colombia protests: UN 'deeply alarmed' by bloodshed in Cali

The United Nations rights office says police opened fire on demonstrator on Monday.

colombia - BBC News
8:07am PDT - May 4th, 2021

EU calls for calm in Colombia protests, condemns deaths - Reuters Australia

The European Union called on Colombia's security forces to avoid a heavy-handed response to street protests over a proposed tax reform, calling for calm and condemning the violence that led to deaths.

colombia - Reuters
3:42am PDT - May 4th, 2021

EMERGING MARKETS-Colombia's peso down after tax reform withdrawal, sol tumbles - Reuters

* Colombian President withdraws proposed tax reform * Brazil's manufacturing sector decelerates * Chile's peso outperforms as economic activity jumps in March (Recasts with sol, updates prices) By Shashank Nayar and Ambar Warrick May 3 (Reuters) - Colombia's …

colombia - Reuters
1:01pm PDT - May 3rd, 2021

Colombia blames armed groups for protest violence, death toll still unclear - Reuters

Colombia's defense minister on Monday blamed illegal armed groups for looting and vandalism during five days of street protests but would not confirm how many demonstrators have died.

colombia - Reuters
10:43am PDT - May 3rd, 2021

Colombia tax protests: At least 17 dead, ombudsman says

The reforms, which would have increased taxes on low earners, have now been shelved.

colombia - BBC News
10:24am PDT - May 3rd, 2021

Busy bees in Colombia get respite in bamboo hotels - Reuters

Solitary bees are enjoying new digs in Barbosa, Colombia, where tiny hotels built by the Aburra Valley Metropolitan Authority provide places to rest and recover after a busy day pollinating.

colombia - Reuters
7:06am PDT - May 3rd, 2021

TABLE-India's Nayara Energy oil imports down 10.6% y/y in March - trade sources - Reuters

India's Nayara Energy, which is partly owned by Russian oil major Rosneft, imported 10.6% less oil in March than in the same month of the previous year, according to shipping industry data and sources. The company imported 376,200 barrels per day (bpd) of oil…

colombia - Reuters
3:41am PDT - May 3rd, 2021

Colombia withdraws controversial tax reform bill after mass protests

Critics warned the reforms would hit the poor hard at time many are already struggling.

colombia - BBC News
2:27pm PDT - May 2nd, 2021

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX tumbles in month-end selling, real outperforms in April - Reuters

* Real jumps 3.6% in April, best month since November * Unemployment in Brazil soars to record highs * Mexican economy grows 0.4% in Q1, beats expectations * Colombian c.bank holds rates as expected (Adds details on Colombia c.bank, updates prices) By Shashan…

colombia - Reuters
12:34pm PDT - April 30th, 2021

TEXT-Colombia central bank statement on interest rate decision - Reuters

Colombia's central bank board kept the benchmark interest rate at 1.75% for the seventh consecutive month in a majority decision on Friday, amid controlled inflation, and raised its 2021 economic growth projection.

colombia - Reuters
12:24pm PDT - April 30th, 2021

Colombia's former FARC accept responsibility for kidnappings - Reuters

Leaders from the now-demobilized FARC rebels on Friday accepted responsibility for tens of thousands of kidnappings during their group's part in Colombia's long internal conflict.

colombia - Reuters
10:24am PDT - April 30th, 2021

UPDATE 1-U.S. aid effort in Venezuela was not aligned with humanitarian principles, audit finds - Reuters

A U.S.-backed effort to send aid to Venezuela in 2019 that ended in a violent standoff on the Colombian border was not planned in alignment with humanitarian principles, according to an audit by the Washington-based aid agency involved in the operation.

colombia - Reuters
8:56am PDT - April 30th, 2021

Colombia ups deployment of security forces to Cali amid violence - Reuters

Colombia has deployed more police and army units to Cali, its third-biggest city, in a bid to end disturbances and vandalism amid protests against a controversial tax reform, the defense minister said on Friday.

colombia - Reuters
8:24am PDT - April 30th, 2021

Colombia ups deployment of security forces to Cali amid violence - Reuters.com

Colombia has deployed more police and army units to Cali, its third-biggest city, in a bid to end disturbances and vandalism amid protests against a controversial tax reform, the defense minister said on Friday.

colombia - Reuters
8:11am PDT - April 30th, 2021

More subdued second day of Colombia tax reform protests - Reuters

Far fewer protesters came out on Thursday for a second day of demonstrations against a tax reform proposed by the Colombian government, which among other things would expand items subject to value-added tax.

colombia - Reuters
4:01pm PDT - April 29th, 2021

EMERGING MARKETS-Chilean, Mexican FX lead Latam losses as Treasury yields rise - Reuters

* Credit conditions in Brazil improved in March- C.bank * Treasury yields hit 2-week high By Shashank Nayar April 29 (Reuters) - Latin American currencies fell on Thursday as a jump in U.S. Treasury yields and a stronger dollar outweighed strength in commodit…

colombia - Reuters
8:17am PDT - April 29th, 2021

Ecuador abortion: Terminations in cases of rape decriminalised

The partial decriminalisation is a major step in the traditionally Catholic country.

colombia - BBC News
3:49am PDT - April 29th, 2021

EMERGING MARKETS-Dovish Fed drives Latam FX to 3-mth high; Real, sol lead - Reuters

* Brazil's consumer confidence jumps in April * Mexico's economy likely slowed during the first quarter -poll * Peru's sol set for best day in a year, bounces off record lows (Recasts with Fed meeting, updates prices) By Ambar Warrick and Shashank Nayar April…

colombia - Reuters
12:47pm PDT - April 28th, 2021

Thousands of Colombians march to protest government tax proposals - Reuters

Thousands of protesters answered calls from Colombia's biggest unions to fill streets across the country to demonstrate on Wednesday against a controversial government tax reform.

colombia - Reuters
11:59am PDT - April 28th, 2021

Colombian government lowers revenue target for proposed tax reform - Reuters

Colombia's government has lowered the amount of money it hopes to raise from a proposed tax reform in an effort to win enough support to push the legislation through Congress, Vice Finance Minister Juan Alberto Londono said on Wednesday.

colombia - Reuters
10:28am PDT - April 28th, 2021

Choreographed move gives Colombia 1-0 win at Copa America https://t.co/PqPgGHJDmu

Robert Johnson (@__RobertJohnson)
5:41am PDT - June 14th, 2021

News India #LatestStories #Sports Choreographed move gives Colombia 1-0 win at Copa America https://t.co/MZwnTiSIkl @NewDelhiTimes

Karie Duver (@DuverKarie)
5:41am PDT - June 14th, 2021

Choreographed move gives Colombia 1-0 win at Copa America https://t.co/y3XsJRR1Ki

Akshat Saxena (@akshat86)
5:41am PDT - June 14th, 2021

RT @NocturnalDoom: Hey @mbachelet did you know Colombia’s current VP has a brother charged with trying to traffic heroin into the US back i…

Andres Murcia (@tandrem)
5:40am PDT - June 14th, 2021

B2Gold Declares Second Quarter 2021 Dividend of $0.04 per share https://t.co/AZuEXncXvD #Colombia #Canada #Gold #oro

Energy Analytics Institute (@EAI_Americas)
5:40am PDT - June 14th, 2021
RT @stuholden: This is set piece poetry from Colombia. Wowwww https://t.co/V1j7JWYyvG

RT @stuholden: This is set piece poetry from Colombia. Wowwww https://t.co/V1j7JWYyvG

Lucas Rodriguez (@Lucas32soccer)
5:39am PDT - June 14th, 2021

RT @perfecttpml: daily reminder that latin america is STILL on fire, that colombia is STILL protesting, that chileans are STILL getting mur…

˚✧PAL0MX✧˚ (@justpalomx)
5:39am PDT - June 14th, 2021

RT @NocturnalDoom: Hey @mbachelet did you know Colombia’s current VP has a brother charged with trying to traffic heroin into the US back i…

Gracias, gracias, gracias (@Gladysm14279915)
5:38am PDT - June 14th, 2021

RT @lanuevaprensaco: Colombia’s new ambassador in Washington is the nephew of a drug trafficker sentenced to life imprisonment in the US…

oscar jose lopez (@oscaloe2016)
5:38am PDT - June 14th, 2021

Former Colombia leader asks pardon for army killings of civilians https://t.co/rXlUhBpeLn via @YouTube

Educate Yourself news & education (@NewsEducate)
2:42am PDT - June 14th, 2021

RT @oeste: Oh my goodness that Colombia goal was the set piece of the year

diego a. (@diegpach)
2:41am PDT - June 14th, 2021
When Colombia defended at all costs its Copa America, which it finally won, despite an ongoing FARC insurrection that convinced Argentina to withdraw and forced Conmebol to replace it with Honduras.
#CopaAmerica #CoppaAmerica #CopaAmerica2021 https://t.co/udG09BzFLL

When Colombia defended at all costs its Copa America, which it finally won, despite an ongoing FARC insurrection that convinced Argentina to withdraw and forced Conmebol to replace it with Honduras. #CopaAmerica #CoppaAmerica #CopaAmerica2021 https://t.co/udG09BzFLL

aka Louis ░V░A░P░ Gaal (@199Football)
2:41am PDT - June 14th, 2021

Neymar of the match | Brazil vs Venezuela(3-0)#copaamerica14.06.2021 https://t.co/GySfgNIs2o via @YouTube #Colombia,#youlikegirls,#SkyNews,#Davido,#kimjisoo

bferdos (@bferdos1)
2:40am PDT - June 14th, 2021
RT @TSN_Sports: A creative set-piece goal gives Colombia a 1-0 lead over Ecuador at Copa America. https://t.co/oU3r2wQnEC

RT @TSN_Sports: A creative set-piece goal gives Colombia a 1-0 lead over Ecuador at Copa America. https://t.co/oU3r2wQnEC

Tom (@t_manning92)
2:40am PDT - June 14th, 2021
RT @telesurenglish: #Colombia | Police officers keep repressing demonstrations. https://t.co/axIc0t0T7Y

RT @telesurenglish: #Colombia | Police officers keep repressing demonstrations. https://t.co/axIc0t0T7Y

faby (@Fabyros005)
11:57pm PDT - June 13th, 2021

RT @Crof: Colombia's Duque gets first COVID-19 shot amid record deaths https://t.co/V4U3lChsDW

Sasha (@AVechera)
11:57pm PDT - June 13th, 2021
Colombians and Palestinians took the streets in San Francisco to join forces and share a united message, #FreePalestine #VivaElParoNacional en #Colombia. https://t.co/msfJgcpCC2

Colombians and Palestinians took the streets in San Francisco to join forces and share a united message, #FreePalestine #VivaElParoNacional en #Colombia. https://t.co/msfJgcpCC2

Mary Delgado Garcia (@MaryDGarcia8)
11:57pm PDT - June 13th, 2021
RT @TSN_Sports: A creative set-piece goal gives Colombia a 1-0 lead over Ecuador at Copa America. https://t.co/oU3r2wQnEC

RT @TSN_Sports: A creative set-piece goal gives Colombia a 1-0 lead over Ecuador at Copa America. https://t.co/oU3r2wQnEC

Fulham Fanatic (@FanaticFulham)
11:56pm PDT - June 13th, 2021

RT @liftitIT: Colombia 28.5k new infections. Europe's still banned, while Colombia isn't. Make it make sense. #liftthetravelban

Maritime Pine (@PineMaritime)
11:56pm PDT - June 13th, 2021
Copa America: Intricate free kick move helps Colombia beat Ecuador : The standard Sports - https://t.co/BcmrOsovGh https://t.co/cSVUNbn1K1

Copa America: Intricate free kick move helps Colombia beat Ecuador : The standard Sports - https://t.co/BcmrOsovGh https://t.co/cSVUNbn1K1

The Kenyan Digest (@kenyan_digest)
11:56pm PDT - June 13th, 2021

RT @goal: Not Colombia's best performance, but an Edwin Cardona goal was just enough to seal a 1-0 win over Ecuador in their Copa America o…

Dili Amin (@AminZulkarnain)
11:55pm PDT - June 13th, 2021

RT @lanuevaprensaco: Colombia’s new ambassador in Washington is the nephew of a drug trafficker sentenced to life imprisonment in the US…

Gustavo perez gomez (@guspergo2)
11:55pm PDT - June 13th, 2021

RT @hrw: Members of the Colombian Police have committed egregious abuses against demonstrators. @HRW documented 20 killings by police, as…

luis moreno (@more197829_luis)
11:54pm PDT - June 13th, 2021

RT @KawsachunNews: The people of Colombia, Peru and Chile, countries that serve as models of the Empire and capitalism, are in rebellion.…

#BernTheDNC (@VanSulli)
11:53pm PDT - June 13th, 2021

RT @timand2037: Demonstrators in #Bogota #Colombia burn the #Israeli and US flags. #IsraeliTerrorism gangs have been helping #Colombian fas…

Francois Rabelais (@g4rg4ntu4)
11:51pm PDT - June 13th, 2021

RT @GLiveSport: Rangers star Alfredo Morelos left on the bench as Colombia start Copa America campaign with win https://t.co/pl6RH5NXgS ht…

Glasgow Live (@Glasgow_Live)
11:51pm PDT - June 13th, 2021
Rangers star Alfredo Morelos left on the bench as Colombia start Copa America campaign with win

https://t.co/pl6RH5NXgS https://t.co/98n8Xzl20y

Rangers star Alfredo Morelos left on the bench as Colombia start Copa America campaign with win https://t.co/pl6RH5NXgS https://t.co/98n8Xzl20y

Glasgow Live Sport (@GLiveSport)
11:51pm PDT - June 13th, 2021

RT @timand2037: Demonstrators in #Bogota #Colombia burn the #Israeli and US flags. #IsraeliTerrorism gangs have been helping #Colombian fas…

Official LUFC Muslim Supporter Group (@Lufcmuslims)
11:51pm PDT - June 13th, 2021

RT @YourAnonRiots: Members of the Colombian Police have committed egregious abuses against demonstrators. @HRW documented 20 killings by p…

SIERRA JUSTICE (@SIERRAJUSTICE33)
7:57pm PDT - June 13th, 2021

RT @rdpalacio: In less than a generation, legal mining in Colombia deforested over 120,000 hectares https://t.co/EXg01SzhjG via @Mongabay

Brinkley (@SCBRINKLEY)
7:56pm PDT - June 13th, 2021

RT @telesurenglish: #Peru | "Historic! The People won elections and the Peruvian brothers celebrated with the wiphala also seen in #Chile,…

Brandon Herrera (@Brandon77359469)
7:56pm PDT - June 13th, 2021

RT @InvisiblesMuros: A media company I shall not name contacted me wanting contacts in Colombia. They wanted to pursue the idea that protes…

David Montoya (@el_inka90)
7:55pm PDT - June 13th, 2021
RT @stuholden: This is set piece poetry from Colombia. Wowwww https://t.co/V1j7JWYyvG

RT @stuholden: This is set piece poetry from Colombia. Wowwww https://t.co/V1j7JWYyvG

Jason Navas (@jay_son_96)
7:55pm PDT - June 13th, 2021

RT @StephBTSE: Colombian Army neutralizes terrorist action in Arauca from the armed group GAO-r. One of the explosive devices launched by t…

pazhenao andres (@pazhenaoandres)
7:54pm PDT - June 13th, 2021

RT @MyArrse: Revealed: Secretive British anti-crime agency spent millions training Colombia’s repressive police. https://t.co/qbu7i72QM8

Free Speech ☮ (@FreeSpeech_0)
2:37am PDT - June 12th, 2021

RT @GOT7Charts: “I Want U Around” – iTunes Update: #1. Colombia #1. Israel #1. Sri Lanka #1. Argentina #1. Guatemala #1. Trinidad and Toba…

เจ้าเชื่อในพรหมลิขิตบ่ ft. ก้อตเจ่ดพ่ายพ่าย (@n970093)
2:36am PDT - June 12th, 2021

RT @GOT7Charts: “I Want U Around” – iTunes Update: #1. Colombia #1. Israel #1. Sri Lanka #1. Argentina #1. Guatemala #1. Trinidad and Toba…

Mìa (@mia_JayB0601)
2:34am PDT - June 12th, 2021

The widely opposed PCSC Bill is part of the wider crackdown on protest movements globally. We are calling on the UK government to end support for human rights abuses and protect the right to protest, in Colombia, Palestine and everywhere. Take action! https://t.co/fsd0DfEYIQ

Elaine Rigby #IStandWithCorbyn#FreeTheNorth (@Erigby1Rigby)
2:34am PDT - June 12th, 2021