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The inter-institutional coordination is the key in the fight against corruption

Within the framework of the panel 'Avances en la lucha contra la corrupción’ (progress made in the fight against corruption) which was organized by the national association of entrepreneurs (Asociación Nacional de Empresarios de Colombia - Andi, in Spanish),...

The Inspector General and the Attorney General join efforts to monitor the National Vaccination Plan about Covid – 19

The Inspector General and the Attorney General will join efforts to investigate and prosecute, within the framework of their competences, any offense or crime related to management of the Vaccination Plan. The main objective will be to avoid...

Governor of San Andrés, Everth Hawkins, was brought before justice for alleged irregularities in contracts on Covid-19 emergency

The Office of the Attorney General achieved the prosecution of the governor of San Andrés, Everth Julio Hawkins Sjogreen, for alleged irregularities detected in a contract about design, layout, and printing of advertising material signed during the health emergency.  In...

The Office of the Attorney General´s strategy against corruption allows the prosecution of a mayor and other people in Sucre

In the framework of the strategy Transparency in the Emergency (Transparencia por la Emergencia) a judge from Corozal (Sucre) accepted the arguments of the Office of the Attorney General and issued a detention order against the mayor and the...

A guilty verdict was returned against the Governor of Cesar, Luis Alberto Monsalvo Gnecco for electoral corruption

The Supreme Court of Justice approved the arguments presented by the Office of the Attorney General and returned a guilty verdict against the current Governor of the department of Cesar, Luis Alberto Monsalvo Gnecco, for electoral corruption  during elections...

Former mayor of El Carmen de Chucurí (Santander) sentenced for irregular contracting in 2011

Thanks to the evidence presented by the Office of the Attorney General, a judge hearing the case sentenced Nelson Parra Suárez, who served as mayor in El Carmen de Chucurí (Santander) from 2011 to 2015, to 51 months in prison and...

Mayor of San José de Miranda (Santander) and two other people charged for alleged irregularities in the contract on health emergency

As part of its strategy "Transparency for the emergency", the Office of the Attorney General charged Mayor of San José de Miranda (Santander), Donaldo Ortiz Cárdenas with the execution of a contract without complying with legal requirements and embezzlement...

The Office of the Attorney General will bring charges against the suspended governor of Chocó, four Mayors, two officers and an Army non-commissioned officer for alleged irregularities in contracting during the health emergency

The judicial and investigative actions carried out by the Office of the Attorney General, the Office of the Comptroller General, and the Office of the Inspector General yield positive results about the protection of resources allocated for the assistance...

Accused former congressman Gonzalo García for alleged participation in irregular actions related to the election of his son as Mayor in Valle de San Juan in 2019

Once his arrest is carried out, he will serve a detention measure with home imprisonment. The sentence was issued in a virtual hearing that took place on June 3. The Office of the Attorney General in Ibagué (Tolima) sentenced Gonzalo...

Mayor and former Mayor of Valle de San Juan (Tolima) sentenced for giving construction materials and other gifts in exchange for votes

Héctor Orlando Padilla Barragán, who served as Mayor of the municipality Valle de San Juan from 2016 to 2019, and the elected Mayor 2020-2023 in the same town, Daniel Ricardo García Castillo, were sentenced according to a preliminary agreement to...