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BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Colombia | 7/01/22
On June 19, Gustavo Petro won the second round of the Colombian presidential election with over 50% of the vote.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 6/21/22
Despite massive amounts of corporate media propaganda, police crackdowns and right-wing violence, Colombians elected leftist Gustavo Petro as president in a runoff election on June 19.
BY staff | Colombia | 6/23/21
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from revolutionary and anti – imperialist organizations and parties in support of the people’s movement in Colombia. Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO) is among the signers.
BY staff | Colombia | 5/28/21
On May 17, a U.S.-backed Colombian commando unit, acting like bounty hunters, illegally crossed into the Venezuelan state of Zulia to murder Colombian rebel leader Jesus Santrich.
BY Ryan Hamann | Milwaukee, WI | 5/11/21
On the sunny afternoon of May 10, members of the Milwaukee’s Colombian community, activists and supporters gathered at Walker’s Square Park on the Southside to demonstrate solidarity with the people of Colombia in the wake of the violent repression.
BY staff | United States | 5/09/21
Fight Back! is circulating the following statement from the Committee to Free Simon Trinidad. Simon Trinidad is a prisoner of the U.S. empire who has done nothing wrong, only struggled to free his country.
BY staff | United States | 1/25/21
Fight Back! interviews Mark Burton, attorney for Colombian revolutionary Simon Trinidad who is a political prisoner held by the U.S. government.
BY Tom Burke | Chicago, IL | 1/11/21
Prominent Argentinian Nobel Peace Prize laureate Adolfo Perez Esquivel and 43 other human rights activists from 18 countries have written to President Donald Trump asking him to free Colombian revolutionary Simon Trinidad.
BY staff | Caracas, Venezuela | 12/10/20
60 international observers of the Venezuelan election were stuck at the airport December 8, for a flight to Mexico.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 10/03/20
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following declaration demanding the release of Ricardo Palmera (Simon Trinidad). Freedom Road Socialist Organization is one of the signers.
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