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EPM Claims New Hidroituango Contract Amendments ‘Transparent’ Despite Insinuations of Mayor Quintero Corruption

Medellin’s city-owned EPM utility claimed in a September 19 filing with Colombia’s Superfinanciera oversight agency that an investigative report published September 18 in the local El Colombiano newspaper — citing potentially corrupt Hidroituango contract manipulation – ought not to be considered as accurate. The El Colombiano report reveals that EPM

Antioquia Ex-Governor, Presidential Candidate Sergio Fajardo Accuses Controller-General of Political Manipulation, Corruption, Duplicity in Hidroituango Case

Centrist politician Sergio Fajardo – a former Antioquia Governor, former Medellin Mayor and now candidate for Colombia’s Presidency – this morning (November 30) publicly accused Colombia Controller-General Carlos Felipe Córdoba of shocking political manipulation and corruption in the Hidroituango hydroelectric-project damages case. “Until today I have kept my defense in

Colombia’s Comptroller-General Claims 26 Officials, Companies, Politcos Responsible for COP$4.3 Trillion in Hidroituango Damages

Colombia’s Comptroller-General announced this afternoon (September 6) that it has decided to go ahead with court claims totaling COP$4.3 trillion (US$1.13 billion) against 26 officials, companies and several politicians for alleged “gross negligence” that supposedly resulted in a 2018 diversion-tunnel collapse at the US$5 billion Hidroituango hydroelectric dam in

Colombia Government, FARC Ink Cease-Fire Deal

Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos and Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) leader Timoleon (“Timochenko”) Jimenez formally signed a cease-fire agreement June 23 in Havana, Cuba, a key step before any final “peace agreement” deal would be signed. The FARC and other narco-terrorist groups are principally responsible for the forcible displacement of some 6