Posts Tagged ‘Alejandro Ordoñez’
Rodrigo Uprimny Responds to the Solicitor General’s and Ex-Judge Marco Velilla’s Regarding Alleged Leaks of Judicial Decisions
Inspector General Ordóñez has managed to achieve his ultimate objective: he has discredited the Constitution of 1991 and created a suitable environment for a constitutional reform.Read More
With Three Articles
It is possible to limit the greater institutional risks of the Inspector General’s Office and the worst personal excesses of Inspector General Ordóñez without changing the Constitution; we just need a short law with three articles.Read More
The Inspector General’s Short-sightedness
The Inspector General thought that he was playing an ace of diamonds when he removed Petro from office. But this play may lead him to loose the hand.Read More
Who Would Want to be a Public Official?
The removal from office of the Financial Superintendent is yet another sign of the excessive power of the Inspector General’s Office.Read More
The Inspector’s General’s Crusade Against the Environment
Thanks to information sent by several readers, I see that my last column fell short in criticizing the pressure that the Inspetor General’s office asserts on public officers protecting the environmentRead More
The Inspector General´s Ecological Bullying
Piedras, Tolima. In this remote rice region of the country, it is clear that the Inspector General’s crusade against the rights of the citizens is more ambitious and ubiquitous than what it appears from Bogotá.Read More
Can the Inspector General remove Petro from office?
Two reasons why the answer would be “no”. It is practically a done deal the the Inspector General will apply disciplinary sanctions in Gustavo Petro’s case. The mayor will not only be removed from office, he will also be unable to hold public office for a good amount of time (10, 15, 18 years).Read More
The Inspector General’s Office: Unnecessary or Dangerous?
The Constitutional Court´s approval of the disciplinary measures against Piedad Córdoba shows the Inspector General´s enormous power. It is an unchecked power, since not even the Court can impose clear limits on it.Read More