Colombia Tells Cuba There Are No Agreements That Protect Terrorism

The Colombian government told Cuba on Monday there are no agreements that protect terrorism and so repeated its request that the Caribbean island hand over members of the National Liberation Army (ELN) who form...

Terror cannot be the seed of peace, Bogota cardinal says after car bomb

Cardinal Ruben Salazar Gomez of Bogota said that terror can never be the seed of justice and peace, following Thursday's car bomb attack at a police academy in the Colombian capital. The Jan. 17 attack...

UN Secretary-General Condemns Car Bomb Attack In Colombia

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, condemned on Friday the bomb attack on Friday in the Colombian capital, Bogota, against a police academy and also expressing condolences to the families of the...

President Duque calls on Colombians to march against terrorism on Sunday

On Twitter, President Ivan Duque called on all Colombains to March, this Sunday, in rejection of terrorism and in memory of the young people killed in Thursday's car bomb attack in Bogota. "We are prepared...

21 Dead, Dozens Hurt in Colombia Car Bomb Explosion

A car bomb exploded Thursday, January 17, at a police academy in Bogota, leaving at least 21 people dead and dozens injured, Colombian police reported. "Unfortunately, the preliminary toll is 21 people dead, including the...

President Duque Calls on Cuba to Hand Over ELN Peace Delegation

Colombia's President Ivan Duque is demanding the Cuban government hand over the National Liberation Army (ELN) peace delegation and ordering the lifting of the suspension of capture orders for the 10 members of the...

No, The US and Colombia Will Not Eradicate 50% of Colombian Coca by 2023

It’s hard not to feel a bit snubbed by Donald Trump if you’re Colombian President Ivan Duque. Twice now, Trump has canceled official visits to the Andean coca giant, often correctly referred to as...

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Santos Says Colombia Doesn’t Need U.N. Human Rights Office

(IPS) - The Colombian army killed Marta Díaz’s son Douglas in 2006, dressed him in combat fatigues and reported him as a FARC guerrilla...

Key FARC commander found dead: Colombia military

The body of a key FARC commander has been found in in south-central Colombia, the Colombian army claimed on Wednesday. The commander of the guerrillas’...

Canacol signs Colombia exploration deal with ConocoPhillips

(Reuters) - Canacol Energy Ltd said it entered into an exploration and development deal with ConocoPhillips for one of the Canadian oil and gas...

Helping Colombia resolve war ‘strengthens international order’ US depends on: Obama

Colombia Reports The United States’ efforts to resolve Colombia 51-year long war “strengthens the international order” the country depends on to maintain domestic stability and security, President Barack Obama said in his...

New Fighting for Colombia’s Lucrative Eastern Plains

At least 40 men are believed killed in the latest bout of fighting for control of drug crops on Colombia's Eastern Plains and the...

Colombia Congressman questions security contracts for multinationals

Colombia congressman Ivan Cepeda asked for explanations from Ministry of Defense Wednesday over security contracts worth over $23 million with multinational mining companies over...

ELN releases video of armed guerrillas patrolling Medellin

Colombia’s second largest rebel group, the ELN, has released a video in which heavily armed guerrillas are seen patrolling neighborhoods in the periphery of Medellin.  PROFILE: ELN The...

Totó La Momposina, Colombia’s diva of tradition, performs in Hollywood

Totó La Momposina, the great singer of Colombian traditional music, received a lifetime achievement award at the Latin Grammys last month. But the 73-year...

Homicides in Colombia down 5% in 2015

Homicides in Colombia dropped for the sixth consecutive year, according to the South American country’s chief of police. The director of the National Police, General...

Biden supports peace talks with non-existent Colombia rebel group

Colombia Reports United States Vice-President Joe Biden made a gaffe on Colombian radio, praising peace talks with the FNL, a non-existent rebel group. In an interview with...

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Third Social Leader Killed in First 4 Days of 2019

Wilmer Antonio Miranda, a Campesino and social leader of Colombia’s Cauca region was shot to death Friday. He is the third social leader to be killed since 2019 started. According to the political movement Marcha...

Colombia Probes Alleged Plot by Venezuelans to Assassinate President Duque

The Colombian government is investigating a possible plot by three Venezuelan nationals to assassinate President Ivan Duque, Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes said in a video message. The trio was arrested in the cities of Valledupar...

13 Wounded in Colombia Nightclub Explosion (PHOTO, VIDEO)

13 people were injured in an explosion at a nightclub in the Colombian department of Cordoba, according to Blu Radio. According to the radio station, attackers threw an explosive device into the El Rancho de...

Colombian Court Fines Brazil’s Odebrecht $250M for Graft

A Colombian court fined the Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht US$250 million for a bribery scheme involving construction contracts. The court also banned it from receiving state contracts for 10 years. Late Thursday, the Regional Administrative Court...

Colombia’s Anti-Riot Police Attacks Nation-Wide Student Protest

Colombian students demanding respect for public education and an end to murders of social leaders in the country, were violently repressed by the Anti-Riot Mobile Squad (Esmad) in Popayan - capital of the department...

Colombia’s president during one of the bloodiest periods has died

Former Colombian President Belisario Betancur, who attempted to broker peace with Marxist rebels during his administration, died on Friday at the age of 95, the Fundacion Santa Fe de Bogota hospital said. The hospital did...

Controversy over Documentary that Describes Uribe as “Enemy of Peace”

The premiere of the documentary "La Negociación"(The Negotiation) has caused considerable controversy in Colombia politics, with Alvaro Uribe, former president and current senator of the Centro Democratico party, accusing the documentary of distorting the...

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...

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