Fumigations cause effects in the border according to the CIF

The Inter-Institutional Committee organization against Fumigation said yesterday that the agreement between Ecuador and Colombia, signed in September 2013, would not be met. The non-governmental organization said that distances from one to five kilometers would have been sprayed...

Fumigations on the border would be suspended for a ‘long time’

Months ago, under the supervision of Ecuador, glyphosate spraying was resumed to eradicate drug crops on the border between Ecuador and Colombia. On this, Ricardo Patiño said: “Colombia strictly fulfilled the agreement of not having fumigated within 10 miles. In the second...

Palestine accuses Israel of violating the five days ceasefire in the Gaza Strip

The Palestinian Interior Ministry accused Israel of violating the ceasefire that would extend for five days by shooting across the border. They also noted that the Israelis fired at residential buildings located at the east of the city of Khan Younis in the Gaza Strip. A Israel...

Operations in northern border to fight fuel smuggling

The General Attorney’s Office conducted an operation in the province of Sucumbios near the border area of La Punta, where a band was dedicated to fuel trafficking and fifteen people were arrested.  Several homes were raided and 4,200 gallons of fuel, 34 gas cylinders, 5 air...