Tag: Colombia

Violence has broken out at some FARC campaign stops -- like this one on February 7 the town of Yumbo, which forced the party's presidential candidate Rodrigo Londono to cancel an appearance

Colombia: FARC Terrorists Cancel Election Campaign After Crowds Pelt Them with Eggs

Members of Colombia’s Marxist FARC terrorist organization – who Bogotá has allowed to field candidates in the 2018 elections – indefinitely suspended all its campaigns on Friday after crowds pelted presidential candidate “Timochenko” with eggs and rocks at his campaign stops, chanting “rapist” and “murderer.”

The cable car over the Alemao favela in Rio de Janeiro is no longer running

Venezuelan Refugee ‘Favelas’ Pop Up in Brazil

Brazil is observing the development of a growing number of poverty-stricken favelas, or slums, as thousands of Venezuelans emigrate amid from country’s unprecedented economic and humanitarian crisis.

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Study: Over 200 Million Christians Worldwide Facing Severe Persecution

North Korea stands at the top of a list of 50 countries where at least 215 million Christians faced the most severe persecution in 2017, resulting in 3,066 deaths and 1,020 rapes mainly targeting women, revealed Open Doors, an organization that monitors ill-treated Christians worldwide.

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5 Major Conservative Victories in Latin America in 2017

Latin American politics for the past decade has been driven by a continental debate on the merits of socialism – a debate that, thanks to the devastating humanitarian situation in Venezuela, conservatives are increasingly poised to win.