Five Indigenous Leaders Massacred in Colombia; New Wave of Violence Feared as 2,500 Troops Deployed

The massacre of five Indigenous leaders in Colombia has shocked the country. The killings took place in the southwestern region of Cauca. Among the victims was Cristina Bautista, the leader of the semi-autonomous Indigenous reservation of Nasa Tacueyó. Four of the community’s unarmed guards were also killed, while six others […]

Injured Hard Rock Hotel worker held by immigration authorities after speaking to media, attorneys say

On October 12, 2019, The Hard Rock Hotel collapsed, killing three workers and injuring dozens more, including Delmer Joel Ramirez Palma. Palma was one of the workers who spoke out publicly to news networks against the use of faulty materials and supports on the construction site. Twenty-four hours later, he […]