• A total of 35 tons of supplies to help victims is the contribution made by the Office of the Attorney General´s personnel.   

  • The strategy ‘Fiscalía Movil’ to offer judicial services in different sectors of the archipielago is launched . 

The expressions of solidarity and affection shown by Office Attorney General’s personnel to the Department of San Andrés, which was affected after Hurricane Iota made landfall, have been materialized in humanitarian aid for the victims 

Today, the institution delivered 15 tons of non-perishable food, water, toiletries, pet food, medicine, blankets, mats, among other items. 

With this contribution, which is a sign of generosity of the personnel, the Office of the Attorney General has collected since November 16th and has delivered in San Andrés, 35 tons of donations to contribute to alleviating the basic needs of the people affected by the natural phenomenon. 

The supplies were selected and packed in compliance with the guidelines defined by the Unit for Risk Management (Unidad Nacional para la Gestión del Riesgo de UNGRD), and were taken to San Andrés today by a commission of the institution who audited the collected items and handed them over to officials of the UNGRD to be distributed among people who need them. 

‘Fiscalía Movil’ 

As announced by the Attorney General, Francisco Barbosa Delgado, during his visit to the archipelago in November 19th, it was launched the strategy named ‘Fiscalía Móvil’ which will allow the institution to be in different sectors of San Andrés and learn about the judicial concerns that the community has; in addition to providing the necessary support to guarantee tranquility. 

‘Fiscalía Móvil’ goes through the neighborhoods with a team of people with judicial police capabilities in order to receive criminal complaints and guide communities in matters within their competence. 

On the other hand, thanks to the digitalization process performed by this Office, and with the computers replaced by the Executive Directorate of the Office of the Attorney General, the Sectional Office in San Andres guarantees the security and custody of more than 1,200 files that were resting at the premises that were affected by the hurricane Iota. 

This way, the Office of the Attorney General continues with its investigative duties in the Department and protects the evidence that has been decisive to obtain results against delinquency, organized crime and corruption. 

The Office of the Attorney General makes this information public for reasons of general interest.