Radical Change (CO)

Type: Organization
Name: Radical Change (CO) (Cambio Radical, Radical Change)
Nationality: Colombia
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Colombia’s Unreliable Congress

By Susan AbadWith an abstention rate of 57 percent — which if adding the blank and null votes rises to 67 percent — Colombians showed in the latest elections a profound apathy towards the political class, which is increasingly tainted by corruption.Only ... [Published Eurasia Review - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Colombia: 26 Percent Of Elected Legislators Have Ties To Paramilitaries

By Susan AbadWith an abstention rate of 57 percent — which if adding the blank and null votes rises to 67 percent — Colombians showed in the latest elections a profound apathy towards the political class, which is increasingly tainted by corruption.Only ... [Published Eurasia Review - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Unreliable Congress

With an abstention rate of 57 percent — which if adding the blank and null votes rises to 67 percent — Colombians showed in the latest elections a profound apathy towards the political class, which is increasingly tainted by corruption.Only 18.7 million ... [Published Latin America Press - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Colombia: Fraud, corruption denies Afro-Colombian citizens a voice

Graphic by Leonar Álvarez.The 1991 Colombian Constitution is supposed to ensure the protection of all Colombian peoples’ rights and common interests. But in March, those whose role and responsibility it is to ensure the constitution is enacted turned ... [Published Green Left Weekly - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

A Political reboot for Rafael Pardo, Bogota’s new mayor

Rafael Pardo went from being known recently as a failed presidential candidate to holding Colombia’s second most powerful elected office as mayor of the capital city of Bogota in a matter of hours Wednesday night after being appointed by President Juan ... [Published Colombia Reports - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

We’ve done a lot, but a lot to do: Santos launches re-election bid

The Colombian President has launched his re-election bid and his new campaign slogan amid cheering crowds at a launch Wednesday afternoon. Accompanied by his wife, children, and the leaders of the parties of the coalition government, Santos launched his ... [Published Colombia Reports - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 2 reports

Uribe's new platform

STICKING to 140 characters is hard for even the least communicative of politicians. But for someone like Alvaro Uribe (pictured), a former Colombian president who has a lot to say, and says it often, Twitter is especially limiting. The social-media platform ... [Published The Economist - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 5 reports

Santos coalition not worried after collective congressional hit

Following a electoral beating for the coalition of President Juan Manuel Santos in Sunday’s congressional election, coalition partner Radical Change (Cambio Radical – CR) said they are not concerned over the coalition’s ability to pass laws in Congre ... [Published Colombia Reports - Mar 10 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 1 reports

69 new Colombia congress elect tied to criminal activity: Report

Sixty-nine of the congress elect who gained seats in Sunday’s election have links to illegal activities, according to a local NGO. If allegations are true, this means that more than a quarter of Colombia’s lawmakers taking office on July 20 is in trouble ... [Published Colombia Reports - Mar 10 2014]
Entities: Criminal, Colombia, Illegal
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 2 reports

Colombian President Welcomes Safe and Secure Elections

02:11 PMFacebookTwitterGoogle+Bogotá, March 10 (RHC) -- Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos expressed his gratitude for the efforts of the country's security forces in safeguarding Sunday's parliamentary elections."We welcome all the security forces ... [Published Radio Habana Cuba - Mar 10 2014]
First reported Mar 09 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 3 reports

Colombia election shrinks government majority in Congress

By BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's governing coalition emerged from elections on Sunday with its congressional majority intact but shrunken by the arrival of ex-president Alvaro Uribe's new party which opposes peace talks aimed at ending five decades of ... [Published Yahoo! News - Mar 10 2014]
First reported Mar 07 2014 - Updated Mar 08 2014 - 2 reports

What’s at stake for Santos in Colombia’s elections: Losing control over Congress

Sunday’s upcoming congressional elections could affect Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos more than anyone else as his once invincible coalition is way down in the polls. If the incumbent wins in May, the president may have a hard time forming a majority ... [Published Colombia Reports - Mar 07 2014]

Quotes

"We welcome all the security forces that ensured the safest elections in recent history" the Colombian president posted on his official Twitter account
"Compatriots, today the Democtratic Center Party was born. It won't waver before terrorism" Uribe said on his Twitter account
..."I'm afraid of what will happen if an impunity pact is signed with terrorist leaders," Uribe said at the close of his campaign. "When crime is a champion, there's no condition in the heart to forgive the criminal. The lack of justice may lead to peace accords in Havana but more violence in Colombia." Colombia, a recipient of hundreds of millions of dollars in annual U S anti-narcotics aid, has fought the FARC, right-wing paramilitaries and a smaller...
"Up to now these elections have been far safer and peaceful than ever" Santos said Sunday as he cast his vote. "I hope it remains this way."

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Colombia’s Unreliable Congress [Published Eurasia Review - 5 hours ago]
Colombia: 26 Percent Of Elected Legislators Hav... [Published Eurasia Review - Apr 03 2014]
Santos Under Pressure Amidst Agrarian Activism ... [Published Council on Hemispheric Affairs - Mar 31 2014]
Unreliable Congress [Published Latin America Press - Mar 29 2014]
Colombia: Fraud, corruption denies Afro-Colombi... [Published Green Left Weekly - Mar 24 2014]
Electing peace in Colombia? [Published Washington Post - Mar 20 2014]
A Political reboot for Rafael Pardo, Bogota’s n... [Published Colombia Reports - Mar 20 2014]
Colombia’s congressional election: Hostile forces [Published The Economist - Mar 13 2014]
We’ve done a lot, but a lot to do: Santos launc... [Published Colombia Reports - Mar 13 2014]
Uribe's new platform [Published The Economist - Mar 11 2014]
Election loss leaves Santos ‘precarious’ but no... [Published Colombia Reports - Mar 11 2014]
69 new Colombia congress elect tied to criminal... [Published Colombia Reports - Mar 10 2014]
Colombian President Welcomes Safe and Secure El... [Published Radio Habana Cuba - Mar 10 2014]
Santos coalition not worried after collective c... [Published Colombia Reports - Mar 10 2014]
Santos Allies Hold Colombian Congress With Redu... [Published Bloomberg - Mar 10 2014]
Colombia congress vote almost assures Santos le... [Published Reuters - Mar 10 2014]
LEGISLATIVES: GOVERNMENT OBTAINS MAJORITY, URIB... [Published Misna - Mar 10 2014]
Colombian president welcomes safer elections [Published China.org.cn - Mar 10 2014]
Colombia election shrinks government majority i... [Published Yahoo! News - Mar 10 2014]
Colombia President’s coalition gets beating in ... [Published Colombia Reports - Mar 10 2014]
FARC opponent Uribe stands for Senate, as Colom... [Published Deutsche Welle - Mar 09 2014]
Colombians vote for congress ahead of FARC peac... [Published Reuters UK - Mar 09 2014]
Colombians to vote for congress ahead of FARC p... [Published TrustMedia - Mar 09 2014]
What’s at stake for Santos in Colombia’s electi... [Published Colombia Reports - Mar 07 2014]
Colombia to Elect New Congress in Gauge of Peac... [Published Bloomberg - Mar 07 2014]
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