Fts News Bits: National Teachers Strike Begins in Colombia
Teachers are striking in Colombia to demand the government to resolve the economic crisis in the education sector. Unions announced that 280,000 teachers were joining the national strike, affecting more than 8 million students across ...
Colombian Forces Opens Fire Against Indigenous Peoples
Snapshot | Indigenous communities had already denounced the Mobile Anti-Disturbances Squadron (ESMAD) and the National Army for violent interventions during protests before the shootings
Campesinos Defend Peace In Colombia
Indigenous and social organizations march to Bogota to defend the right to peace, truth and justice.
Indigenous People Block Highway After a Week of Protests
FTS News Bits: Indigenous people have blocked a major highway in Colombia after a week of anti-government protests. Protesters are demanding a meeting with president Ivan Duque as they say the government breached the agreements ...
Colombian Police Attack Campesinos In Cauca
Colombian Government Wants to Lift Glyphosate Ban
FTS News Bits |Our correspondent @manueljteleSUR brings us the latest after Colombian president @IvanDuque spoke at the constitutional court, asking for a ban on the #Glyphosate herbicide be lifted, despite its links to cancer.
Colombia's Displacement and Humanitarian Crisis
Social organizations say Colombia is going through a humanitarian crisis. With a war between paramilitary groups and drug traffickers, forcing people to flee and hundreds of thousands displaced.
Colombians Remember the Victims of State Crimes
FTS News Bits | Colombia is marking the day for the commemoration to the victims of state crimes. Our correspondent Jose Manuel Jimenez brings us the latest from Bogota.
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Colombia's JEP Opens Investigation on the Genocide Against Against the Left
FTS News Bits | The Special Jurisdiction for Peace in Colombia has opened an investigation into the crimes against the Patriotic Union Party, that left over 6,000 victims. Our correspondent Manuel Jimenez reports.