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Anastasia Moloney

Colombians demand tough punishments in rape of indigenous girl

02 Jul 2020

BOGOTA(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Colombians have taken to social media and online petitioning to demand that seven soldiers charged with the sexual assault of an indigenous child receive maximum prison sentences, voicing outrage and concern that justice will not be delivered.

Colombia investigates reported rape of indigenous girl, sparks condemnation

25 Jun 2020

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Colombian authorities said on Wednesday they were investigating the reported rape of a 12-year-old indigenous girl by soldiers, spurring calls from tribal leaders to address violence against their communities they say is invisible and often ignored.

Colombia investigates reported rape of indigenous girl, sparks condemnation

25 Jun 2020

BOGOTA, June 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Colombian authorities said on Wednesday they were investigating the reported rape of a 12-year-old indigenous girl by soldiers, spurring calls from tribal leaders to address violence against their communities they say is invisible and often ignored.

New platform is matchmaker for investors, planters to combat deforestation

19 Jun 2020

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new online platform aims to connect people who can plant trees with investors with millions of dollars to spend, its backers said, in a bid to stem deforestation worldwide.

New platform is matchmaker for investors, planters to combat deforestation

19 Jun 2020

BOGOTA, June 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new online platform aims to connect people who can plant trees with investors with millions of dollars to spend, its backers said, in a bid to stem deforestation worldwide.

Colombia receives multi-million funding boost to protect tropical forests

12 Jun 2020

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain pledged on Friday to give Colombia 64 million pounds ($80 million) to help the South American nation protect its threatened tropical forests as part of a new four-year conservation program targeting areas with high deforestation rates.

Colombia receives multi-million funding boost to protect tropical forests

12 Jun 2020

BOGOTA, June 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain pledged on Friday to give Colombia 64 million pounds ($80 million) to help the South American nation protect its threatened tropical forests as part of a new four-year conservation program targeting areas with high deforestation rates.

Cash-short Caribbean confronts hurricane fears after COVID blow

10 Jun 2020

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Severe thunderstorms in recent weeks over the Bahamas have revived memories of the death and destruction from Hurricane Dorian last year. Islanders are still struggling to recover from that shock as another hurricane season gets underway.

ANALYSIS-Cash-short Caribbean confronts hurricane fears after COVID blow

10 Jun 2020

BOGOTA, June 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Severe thunderstorms in recent weeks over the Bahamas have revived memories of the death and destruction from Hurricane Dorian last year. Islanders are still struggling to recover from that shock as another hurricane season gets underway.

REFILE-Pedal on! Coronavirus lockdown spurs cycling momentum in South America

29 May 2020

BOGOTA, May 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From Bogota to Buenos Aires, rising numbers of residents in some of South America's major capitals are getting on their bikes as the coronavirus pandemic drives city officials to expand bike lanes and promote cycling as a safe way to travel.

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