Redacción Colombia

News published by the Pressenza bureau in Colombia

Walls Speak // Walls as Canvases for Artistic Creation

With the documentary Las paredes hablan, Carlos Saura brings to the screen the art of the walls to show us a different way of looking at the relationship between the prehistoric graffiti discovered in many caves and the graffiti that…

The nonsense of the new year

I’ve started the year 2023 listening a lot, reading almost as much and writing a little less. But publishing nothing. Because the outlook was not right for it. So much to talk about, so much to listen to, so much…

Book launch: Defending the territory

On Tuesday 13 December, the third title in the Defender collection was launched, Defender el territorio, published by the organisation Somos Defensores and the project Hacemos Memoria of the University of Antioquia. The text presents eight stories written by journalists…

United Nations Assembly: Petro proposes a new economic, social and environmental model: Less cocaine and deforestation. More peace, biodiversity and prosperity

The Colombian president delivered his speech to the other UN representatives, to whom he asked to be part of the solution to the problems that affect most countries. Gustavo Petro, President of Colombia, attended the General Assembly of the United…

Nonviolent Journalism: a timely book launched in Colombia

The launch of the Colombian edition of the book Nonviolent Journalism will be a space to reflect on the future of journalism and social communication in the construction of today’s society. The International Peace and Nonviolence News Agency, Pressenza, FES…

Colombia: Nonviolent Journalism book launched

Students, journalists and nonviolence activists met at the launch of the book Nonviolent Journalism in Bogotá and talked with its authors about the importance of thinking about new forms of journalistic practice in Latin America, especially in the moment of…

The street was a party: Petro’s inauguration

Thousands of people around Plaza Bolivar in Bogota and in many parts of the country celebrated the historic milestone of Gustavo Petro’s inauguration as president of Colombia. By Fátima Martínez Petro and Francia Márquez, the vice-president, are the most visible…

Learning to narrate peace: Other narratives to write the future of the new Colombia

Published in Mundo Obrero In the new country scenario, shaped by the popular support for the Historical Pact and by the recommendations of the Truth Commission report, there is room for all classes and ages, all options and looks, all…

Disruption, fraud and harassment on election day

During the course of election day, there have been some incidents that have clouded Colombians’ right to vote. The Electoral Observation Mission (MOE) indicated this Sunday that 32 irregularities have been registered in which the electoral constraint has the highest…

The end does not justify the means, and some means have unjustifiable ends

Media objectives, whether for financial gain or political influence, cannot be, or should not be, above decency, truth and justice. By Iñaki Chavez Last April, Noticias Caracol published a false story that the media outlet itself described as an “error…

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