Tag Archives: Alvaro Uribe

20 Years Ago — Colombian Peace Activist Jaime Garzón Murdered in Bogotá [August 13 1999]

“Uribe was considered untouchable and all-powerful until yesterday. This marks a very important precedent.” Colombian lawmaker Ivan Cepeda (July 25 2018) “Álvaro Uribe is a very dangerous individual.” Jaime Garzon “Lo que nos enseñan a los colombianos no tiene nada … Continue reading

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On This Day — El Aro Massacre [Colombia – October 22 1997]

“There are repeated accusations that the recordings were made by the British agency MI6, friends of Juan Manuel Santos, in a ruse against me.” Former Colombia President Alvaro Uribe “A cada cerdo le llega su San Martín.” (Every pig will … Continue reading

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Colombia — Police Boss Arrested on 6 Charges Including Criminal Conspiracy

“A cada cerdo le llega su San Martín.” (Every pig will get his St. Martin) BOGOTA, Colombia (September 12 2018) — One of Colombia’s most-decorated police officers has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a criminal ring that illegally … Continue reading

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Colombia — Former Intelligence Director Convicted for Journalist Murder

“Uribe was considered untouchable and all-powerful until yesterday. This marks a very important precedent.” Colombian lawmaker Ivan Cepeda “Álvaro Uribe es peligrosísimo.” “Lo que nos enseñan a los colombianos no tiene nada que ver con las necesidades que tenemos los … Continue reading

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