Tag: República de Colombia

2 Journalists Burned Alive By Gang In Haiti, CNN Reports

PORT-AU-PRINCE — Two Haitian journalists were burned alive by a gang in the country’s capital on Thursday, a source with the Haitian Security Forces told CNN. The source said the Ti Makak gang carried out the killings in the Petion-Ville neighborhood of Port-au-Prince. The motive and details of the attack remain unclear, the source said. A third […]

Haitian Prime Minister Survives Weekend Assassination Attempt – PM’s Office

PORT-AU-PRINCE — Gunmen unsuccessfully attempted to assassinate Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry during an event on Saturday commemorating the Caribbean country’s independence, his office said in a statement. Henry’s office said this week that “bandits and terrorists” had tried to shoot the prime minister at a church in the northern city of Gonaives where the […]

Hospital Beds That Double As Coffins Developed Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

BOGOTA — Hospital beds that can be transformed into coffins are being billed as a grim solution for shortages on each item amid the coronavirus pandemic. The mordid product, developed by Colombian company ABC Displays, is a cardboard bed with metal hospital railings along the sides. Disturbing images of bodies of dozens of coronavirus victims […]

Colombian Who Aided In Delivery Of 1,355 Pounds Of Marijuana Gets 2.75 Years

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Columbian traveling in a go-fast boat with 1,355 pounds of marijuana off the Pacific coast of Columbia got 2.75 years in prison after his conviction as a drug trafficker. Cristian Valencia-Mendoza of Bogota, was sentenced to 33 months in prison after being found guilty of conspiracy to possess and possession of […]