Today, the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) launched a new initiative to produce, advance and enact meaningful reforms to address police violence and patterns of racial discrimination. The Police Reform and Racial Justice Working Group will take on the urgent task of outlining a series of specific recommendations related to America’s policing practices to help end the injustices facing black Americans. The Working Group is composed of the mayors of Chicago, Tampa, and Cincinnati, and the police chiefs of Baltimore, Phoenix and Columbia and will be assisted by other experts in the field with the goal of releasing actionable recommendations in the coming weeks. Read more
APARTADO, COLOMBIA (NOVEMBER 08, 2017) (MUTE) (COLOMBIAN GOVERNMENT TV) – Police seized more than 12 tons (11 metric tonnes) of cocaine from Colombia’s top crime gang on Wednesday (November 8), the biggest haul ever in the nation’s long-running fight against drug trafficking, President Juan Manuel Santos said. Continue reading
SHOWS: MEDELLIN, COLOMBIA (JUNE 12, 2017) (RCN TV) – Three men in Colombia have gained legal recognition for a “polyamorous” marriage, a first for the conservative Catholic country. Continue reading
Roads and bridges lay in destruction as the death toll following a landslide in Colombia’s southwestern border province rises to over 200 with hundreds more injured. Saskia O’Donoghue reports Continue reading
The second season of Colombian drug crime drama “Narcos” coincides with Bogota and Marxist FARC rebels reaching a final peace deal to end a five-decade war which once took the resource-rich country to the brink of collapse. Francis Maguire reports.
Colombian government and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia reach deal to end half-century of bloodshed.
Colombia’s flower industry in full bloom over Valentine’s Day when they export hundreds of millions of flowers around the world.