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Colombia’s Color Code

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist   I had the opportunity to visit Bogota, Colombia for a meeting of representatives of public sector unions from the Western Hemisphere.  The focus of the meeting was on issues of race and xenophobia.   One of the things Read More


U.S. NSA ‘Spied’ on Most Latin American Nations – Brazil Paper

(Reuters) – The U.S. National Security Agency has targeted most Latin American countries in its spying programs, with Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil and Mexico ranking among those of highest priority for the U.S. intelligence agency, a leading Brazilian newspaper reported on Tuesday. Citing documents leaked by Edward Snowden, Read More


Blacks Suffer in Colombia, Despite 20-Year-Old Law

by Charlene Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call ( – As Afro-Columbian women leaders work to expose violence and human rights violations, grassroots activists are mobilizing for a historic conference to address their issues, gain and protect the rights of Blacks in Read More