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The arrest of Liliany Obando on trumped up charges is under scrutiny, as evidence against her is lacking.
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Survivors of government persecution paid homage to Colombia's Patriotic Union, memorializing victims of slaughter of UP activists, which, after nearly a quarter century, is still ongoing.
Death threats have been made against U.S. organizations working in solidarity with Colombia. On October 10, the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) received its third death threat this year from Colombian "Black Eagles" paramilitaries.
Senator Piedad Cordoba Ruiz has been declared guilty of "relations with the FARC," threatening national unity and treason.
The Colombian Communist Party turned 80 this month and celebrated eight decades of struggle.
Once again, tensions are rising between the right-wing, U.S.-allied government of Colombia and the left-wing government in neighboring Venezuela.
Colombia tops list for the most dangerous place in the world for union workers.
Presidential elections May 30 in Colombia ended up unexpectedly - apparently - but perhaps there's more to it.