Seven people are killed and 248 others injured during protests against police brutality in Colombia, which are sparked after the death of a man who was pinned to the ground and repeatedly tasered by police in Bogotá.
Riots break out at several prisons in Colombia over COVID-19 fears. Residents report explosions and gunfire inside La Modelo prison in the capital Bogotá. Inmates release a statement demanding the government allow vulnerable prisoners to be granted house arrest.
A meeting is held in Lima attended by representatives from Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, and Brazil, to develop requests for aid in regards to Venezuelan immigrants, which will be sent to organisations including the United Nations and International Red Cross. Yesterday, there was a similar meeting in Bogotá. A larger meeting has been set-up to be held in Quito in early September, to be attended by representatives from 14 countries and 10 international organisations.
An explosion kills one and injures at least 30 people, mostly police officers preparing for the weekly anti-bullfighting protests in Bogotá, Colombia. Bullfighting resumed last month after a four-year lull, per a Supreme Court order. Responsibility has not been determined.
Six people die in a stampede in a bar following a police raid in the Colombian capital Bogota. [http:--hosted.ap.org-dynamic-stories-L-LT_COLOMBIA_BAR_DEATHS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT (AP)]date=July 2019