Holmes' death occurred amidst criticism against President Ivan Duque's government due to its mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic.Full Story
He was a member of the Prisoners of Hope Group, a social movement that helps young people to stay away from crime and drugs.Full Story
"On behalf of the majority of Colombian people, I would like to offer heartfelt apologies for the improper behavior of the government of President Iván Duque Márquez and his Democratic Center party," begins the former senator's letter to the Cuban government and people.
A US$120 million budget was approved for a purchase that will allow the vaccination of 2,800,000 people.
This action seeks to differentiate the signatories of the peace deal from a group that decided to resume the armed struggle.
Unidentified men shot indiscriminately at 7 people, 4 died in the municipality of Buga located in the Cauca department.
President Ivan Duque has failed to control the actions of paramilitary groups against former guerilla combatants, social leaders, and human rights defenders.
When traveling to work at a sawmill, the victims were abducted from a boat in the Nariño department.
"This 2021 has begun in a tragic way. We have a daily assassination of leaders or ex-combatants," human rights defender Camilo Gonzalez said.
An armed group on Monday shot to death two young men and a minor in La Palma neighborhood in Tarata Municipality, Antioquia Department. This is the fifth massacre reported in Colombia in 2021.
The Embera leader Jesus Bailarin was kidnapped and tortured by paramilitaries.