Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Colombia: Oh just the six election candidates murdered this week is it?

Top EngLang source on the country, Colombia Reports, brings us the chilling news. Here below is a small extract, read it all right here:
Six candidates in Colombia's upcoming local elections have been murdered in the last week alone, the Polo Democratico’s Camilo Romero told the senate on Tuesday.
According to Colombian media, Romero painted a bleak picture of the coming elections. According to the senator, 27 candidates have now been assassinated, while at least 66 more have received threats and been pressured to drop out of the race.