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Mon May 10, 2021, 09:31 PM

Colombia trying to cover up attempted indigenous massacre

by Adriaan Alsema May 10, 2021

Colombia’s mass media and the Cali Police Department tried to cover up an attempted massacre of native Colombians by far-right supporters of President Ivan Duque.

At least eight indigenous protesters were injured on Sunday when heavily armed supporters of the increasingly authoritarian president indiscriminately opened fire on the buses they were driving.

The armed residents from an upscale neighborhood in the south of Cali received help from at least one policeman while preparing the massacre, according to video footage.

In order to cover up the attempted massacre, Cali Police chief Juan Carlos Rodriguez falsely accused the victims of incinerating two vehicle and falsely claimed that some were carrying firearms.


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Mon May 10, 2021, 09:32 PM

1. Kick


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Mon May 10, 2021, 09:36 PM

2. Previous background article, published last year, linked above:White supremacy in Colombia Part 1:

by Adriaan Alsema October 17, 2020

Racial discrimination in Colombia wasn’t a criminal offense until 2011 after a centuries-long history of white supremacy that persists until this day.

The concept of white supremacy was introduced by the Spanish after their arrival in the early 16th century, but 500 years later it is alive and well, especially when it comes to indigenous peoples of whom 67 were assassinated so far this year.

What historic debt? The fuck with you, drunken opportunist fucking Indians!

Argiro Castańo, 2020

Many Colombians continue referring to indigenous with the same dehumanization and victim-blaming used at the beginning of their ethnic cleansing 500 years.

. . .

Within three months, De Ojeda became the first of many Spanish to learn that the Wayuu were the only nation that could not be subdued.


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Tue May 11, 2021, 01:10 AM

3. This situation should be completely ripped open and exposed to the world. l

More from the article:

La FM director journalist Luis Carlos Velez subsequently reported that locals blamed native Colombians for breaking into their housing complex and vandalized vehicles.

The false claims were repeated by RCN Television, a sister company of LA FM that is also owned by controversial business mogul Carlos Ardila Lulle, who illegally occupies land from the indigenous.

The same false claims were repeated on Caracol Television, which went as far negating that the indigenous were Colombian citizens.

The extensive media coverage based on the alleged criminal conspiracy between the Cali extremists and the local police department provided the pretext for President Ivan Duque to order a brutal terrorism campaign.

. . .

This terrorism campaign was promoted by a local death squad, “the Anti-Communist Brigade,” which said on Twitter it would take part in the terror campaign and previously claimed to be working with the Cali Police Department .

I don't think Carlos Ardila Lulle looks corrupt, at all, nor evil!

Carlos Ardila Lülle's House
Bogotá, Colombia (CO)

Carlos Ardila Lülle is the billionaire founder and head of the Organización Ardila Lülle, a major Colombian conglomerate which controls companies such as RCN TV, the Postobon soft drink, and the Atlético Nacional football team. As of 2014, Forbes ranks him as the fourth-richest Colombian, with a personal wealth of $2.4 billion.

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  • Carlos Ardila Lülle built a fortune selling soda and got even richer by investing in bottling companies, radio and TV stations, and sugar refineries.
  • He started his career working for his father-in-law's soda company, where he created an apple-flavored drink that quickly became a top seller.
  • In 1973 he bought his first radio station and built Radio Canal Nacional by acquiring smaller stations.
  • When the Colombian government privatized television in 1998, he started RCN TV, now worth significantly more than his radio properties.
  • In 2012 he partnered with Rupert Murdoch to create MundoFox, a Spanish-language channel targeted at U.S. Hispanics; it shut down in 2016.

    Ardila Lülle had a brief stint in politics between 1970 and 1974 as a state senator from the Colombian Conservative Party.

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