The Moment Bullfight Stands Collapsed In Colombia, Leaving 4 Dead

Three levels of the stand collapsed, trapping hundreds of people underneath. At least four people have been killed and more than 300 were injured after a stand collapsed during a bullfight in central Colombia. Footage of the collapse quickly went viral on social media. It showed dozens of people teasing and playing with a bull … Read more

Four killed after stand collapses during Colombia bullfight | News

Disaster took place during a traditional event called “corraleja” in which members of the public enter a ring to engage the bulls. At least four people have been killed and hundreds more injured in central Colombia when part of a wooden stand collapsed during a bullfight. The disaster took place in a stadium in the … Read more

Colombia’s shift to the left: A new ‘pink tide’ in Latin America? | Elections

The sun is rising on a new day for Colombians, especially for those who Vice President-elect Francia Marquez calls the “nobodies”: women, Indigenous communities, Afro-Colombians, LGBTQ+, working class, disabled people and all the others who have been disproportionately impacted by poverty, state violence, discrimination and environmental destruction in the country. On Sunday, former Bogota Mayor … Read more

Colombia’s new president aims to reset relations with US

CNN — Gustavo Petro’s victory in Colombia’s presidential elections on Sunday opens a new page in the history of the country’s relations with the US. The nation – which has never had a left-wing president – ​​has been Washington’s closest ally in the region for decades. But the election of leftist former guerrilla Petro to … Read more

Colombia election: Latin America leftist leaders praise Petro win | Elections News

The victory of Gustavo Petro in Colombia’s presidential election has continued a leftward swing in Latin America – and was quickly praised by left-wing leaders across the region and the world. The former rebel won 50.4 percent of the votes on Sunday, narrowly defeating populist business magnate Rodolfo Hernandez in the runoff election. Among his … Read more

Colombia picks first leftist president in tight runoff contest

BOGOTA: Colombia will be governed by a leftist president for the first time after former rebel Gustavo petro narrowly defeated a real estate millionaire in a runoff election that underscored people’s disgust with the country’s traditional politicians. Petro’s third attempt to win the presidency earned him 50.48% of the votes Sunday, while political outsider Rodolfo … Read more

Colombia: Left-wing ex-rebel Gustavo Petro wins presidency | Elections News

Petro defeats construction magnate Rodolfo Hernandez by a margin of more than 700,000 votes in presidential runoff. Gustavo Petro, a former member of the M-19 rebel movement who has vowed profound social and economic change, has won Colombia’s presidency, beating the construction magnate Rodolfo Hernandez. Petro won 50.5 percent of the vote to Hernandez’s 47.3 … Read more

‘Lesser of two evils’: Uncertainty reigns as Colombia votes | Elections News

Colombia’s election stations opened for voting in a presidential race filled with uncertainty as former rebel Gustavo Petro and millionaire businessman Rodolfo Hernandez compete for power in a country saddled with widespread poverty, violence and other woes. Abstention is expected to be high on Sunday as voters face a stark choice between electing their first-ever … Read more

Scandals, uncertainty hang over Colombia as election looms | Elections News

Bogota, Colombia – Just days before one of Colombia’s most consequential presidential elections in decades, the nation is on edge. Hundreds of thousands of eligible voters are still unsure who they will cast their ballots for on Sunday, when left-wing former rebel group member Gustavo Petro takes on populist former mayor Rodolfo Hernandez. At Paloquemado … Read more

FARC dissident leader killed in Colombian army operation: Duque | FARC News

One of Colombia’s most wanted criminals, Leider Johany Noscue was killed in Cauca province says, President Ivan Duque says. A leader of a criminal group made up of Colombian rebel dissidents has been killed in a military operation in the country’s southwest, President Ivan Duque said. Leider Johany Noscue, a dissident from the Revolutionary Armed … Read more