Former left-wing guerrilla leader Jesus Santrich is escorted out of a penitentiary in Bogota via helicopter, after Colombian police took him back to prison. IMAGES
Marciana Caycedo is a traditional midwife who lives on Isla Mono, a remote and fluvial island town in the Colombian Pacific that has no drinking water or doctors. Marciana has helped tens of women give birth thanks to the ancestral teachings inherited from her mother, but doctors offering a health service from a visiting aid ship fear complications during these resource-lacking labors.
Demonstrators take to the streets of Caracas to support opposition leader Juan Guaido who urged his supporters to reject fear and maintain nationwide protests against President Nicolas Maduro. Meanwhile, officers defect to neighbouring Colombia, including Deputy Luis Florido, after a failed military uprising.
Demonstrations at the National University in Bogota turned violent as students clashed with police.
Police reportedly arrested 33 students, who were demonstrating against the failure of the Colombian government to implement education reforms promised last year.
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