Explorer to face venomous snakes and drug gangs in Colombia trek

A young adventurer is about to set off on a dangerous journey, through one of the most dangerous jungles on Earth. Daniel Eggington from Smethwick will trek 60 miles through a part of Colombia,...

Colombia Celebrates Peace Agreement’s Second Anniversary (Video)

President Ivan Duque, along with all members of his party, failed to attend the event, turning their backs on all victims and veterans of the armed conflict.

In Colombia, Venezuelan Agents Are Infiltrating Migrant Shelters

Venezuelan military agents have a new strategy: infiltrating shelters for migrants in Colombia. According to Colombian broadcaster Caracol, at least five of fifteen Venezuelans who were recently expelled by Colombia had false documentation, and...

‘No more camps,’ Colombia tells Venezuelans not to settle in tent city

Francis Montano sits on a cold pavement with her three children, all their worldly possessions stuffed into plastic bags, as she pleads to be let into a new camp for Venezuelan migrants in the...

Colombia Struggles to Convict Killers of Women, Experts Say

A law aimed at reducing Colombia's female homicide rate — of three killings per day — has struggled to secure convictions as people tend to blame or disbelieve women and excuse men for violence,...

Colombia: Over 40 Venezuelan women rescued from sex ring

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Authorities in Colombia said Thursday they have rescued more than 40 Venezuelan women from a “21st century sex slavery” ring in which migrants were held captive and forced into prostitution. The...

Colombia to cut all diplomatic ties with Venezuela starting in January

Colombian President Iván Duque announced that his country will sever all diplomatic relations with Venezuela as of January next year when Nicolás Maduro, whom he considers to be a “dictator,” starts a new consecutive...

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The World’s First Virtual Supermarket: Life Just Got Easier

Mega supermarket chain Tesco has designed a virtual supermarket in South Korea in hopes to gain more business than its competitor E-Mart. Koreans are the...

Colombia’s health | 0 – 1 | Foreign business interests

Spend a little time on Bogota’s streets, and one thing becomes obvious: Air pollution regulations here are a dead letter. Author Mike Ceaser publishes a...

Colombia Fears Venezuela Devaluation May Fuel Smuggling

Colombia's government is worried the devaluation of the Venezuelan currency may push more contraband across its border, the finance minister said on Tuesday, adding...

Colombian rebels turn to parenting

During the 52-year war, rebel women FARC fighters were obliged to use birth control. Those who became pregnant were made to leave their babies...

40 years prison for 3 ex-soldiers over ‘false positive’ killings

Three ex-soldiers have lost an appeal in northern Colombia and face 40 years prison over the deaths of three youths whom they allegedly lured...

Colombia’s ombudsman supports bilateral ceasefire with FARC

Colombia Reports Colombia’s ombudsman, the country’s highest human rights official, said Thursday he supports a bilateral ceasefire with FARC rebels as urged by guarantor countries...

Colombia: Rappers under threat in Medellin by violent street gangs

For Jeison Castano, meeting Elider Varela is as memorable today as ever: "He was one of the most recognized rappers in the area. His...

Santos mourns death of Nelson Mandela

Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos on Thursday expressed his regrets over the death of former South African president Nelson Mandela who died earlier in...

Central Colombia tourist bus accident kills at least 7, injures more than 20

Colombia Reports A tourist bus accident that took place in Central Colombia on Sunday evening killed at least seven. Another 23 were injured, local authorities...

Colombia: Could Bogota mayor’s ousting shake FARC peace talks?

Peace talks will likely continue, but the ousting of the former guerrilla Gustavo Petro could have repercussions - and give the FARC added leverage. Bogota's...

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U.S. Military Targets Growing Russian and Chinese Influence in Latin America

U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein, returning from a trip to Colombia, said over the weekend that the Trump administration is making a push to strengthen alliances across Latin America as...

Baby baristas: Could kids hold the key to Colombia’s coffee future?

MARSELLA, Colombia — At a library in the heart of Colombia's coffee country, Julián Murillo, 8, proudly narrates the process as he makes a meticulous Chemex-method brew. He places a filter-lined funnel atop a...

‘Cages are more dignified’: Colombia brings cold comfort for Venezuelans

The feet of Estilita López, 78 years old, are bloodied and bruised from the arduous journey from Yaracuy, in northern Venezuela, to Bogotá, the Colombian capital. Together with 460 fellow compatriots, she now lives...

Justice for Colombia peace negotiator

We are concerned at the recent admission by Colombia’s attorney general that his office does not have evidence against the FARC peace negotiator and congressman-elect Jesús Santrich, who has been imprisoned since 9 April. A...

A Cynical Trade With Colombia

(WSJ) The U.S. Justice and State Departments’ zealous attempts since 2016 to extradite former Colombian agriculture minister Andrés Felipe Arias—despite overwhelming evidence that he committed no crime—seem mysterious. Add that the U.S. has no...

The Benefits for Colombia of the Venezuelan Mass Exodus

The crisis in Venezuela has eroded the migratory situation, which has had a great impact in countries where thousands of people have come to seek refuge. In this sense, Colombia has maintained an open...

Cocaine Shipped From Colombia In ‘Christmas Decorations’ Leads To Arrest

A Randolph man won't be having a "White Christmas" this year after he was caught accepting a package containing more than 200 grams of cocaine hidden in Christmas-themed packaging. Nonso Obiora, 28, of Randolph, was...

Colombia, The New Magnet for Investments in Latin America

Colombia is the new “El Dorado” – or “Golden” – for investors in Latin America due to its economic stability, political leadership and openness to foreign markets, Commerce, Industry and Tourism Minister Jose Manuel...

No-go areas in Medellin

https://colombiareports.com/go-areas-medellin/Tourism in Medellin has grown massively over the past years. However, there are still places that are still too dangerous or too boring.

Colombia’s Massive March For Public Education (Photos)

Over 100,000 students, professors, and university directors in Colombia participated in the National March in Defense of Higher Education earlier this month to demand higher budgets for the country's 32 public universities and for...

Senator Uribe Won’t Rule Out Colombia Intervention in Venezuela

Alvaro Uribe, former president and current senator of Colombia, is not ruling out the possibility that the best way to help Venezuela overcome the serious humanitarian crisis it faces, caused by the Maduro dictatorship,...

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