Timeline for entries tagged “Corruption”

A chronology of events related to peace, security, and human rights in Colombia.

March 14, 2020

  • El Tiempo reveals that corrupt Colombian police embezzled funds, including U.S. assistance, by falsifying over 25,000 hours of aircraft flight time over several years.

Tags: Corruption, U.S. Aid

March 4, 2020

  • The investigative news outlet La Nueva Prensa triggers a political firestorm by revealing audios of a top Duque campaign figure arranging a 2018 vote-buying scheme with José Guillermo Hernández, alias “el Ñeñe,” a large landowner with close organized crime ties who was under investigation for murder when he was killed in Brazil in 2019.
  • The Army acknowledges that it transported “el Ñeñe” on its aircraft on at least two occasions since 2015.

Tags: Civil-Military Relations, Corruption, Elections