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U.S. Lawmakers do damage control after Trump rips President Duque

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Historic Mega-Concert on Colombian-Venezuelan Border

British billionaire entrepreneur and philanthropist Richard Branson is spearheading a unique and historic concert on the Venezuelan-Colombian border, in conjunction with the beginning of...

VOA Latin America Interviews Ivan Duque

Colombian President Ivan Duque, interviewed Saturday by VOA's Latin America Division, discussed the battle against the National Liberation Army in Venezuela and strengthening his...

PriceSmart Declares Dividend, Announces Expansion

PriceSmart declared a US$0.70 per share dividend at the company's 2019 annual meeting of stockholders held on January 30, 2019, in San Diego. A $0.35...

Colombia Military Kills Dissident Militant Leader

Colombia’s military says it has killed a militant leader who refused to adhere to a peace accord his rebel group and the government agreed...

Colombia Denies Entry to Over 200 Venezuelan Supporters Of Maduro

Colombian authorities have banned over 200 Venezuelan officials and supporters of President Nicolas Maduro from entering the country amid the escalating political crisis in...

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Colombia’s Health Minister has formalized the country’s euthanasia protocol, in spite of protests by the Catholic Church. The court decriminalized the practice to intentionally end...

Defense Minister claims Colombia’s police is infiltrated by FARC

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Colombia Ecopetrol to issue bonds to substitute bank debt-finmin

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Missing 6-year-old girl sold for $16K to organ traders: Kidnapper

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“Bogota Brothel Tours: A Brief Career in Colombia’s Sex Trade”, e-Book Released

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UN Condemns Bogota Terrorist Attack And Urges International Support For Justice For Victims

The United Nations is urging its members to "actively cooperate" with Colombian authorities in their efforts to bring to justice those responsible for last...

Cuba Will Adhere to Protocol after Breakdown of Colombia-ELN Peace Talks

Cuba’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, reiterated, through his official Twitter account, that Cuba will act in strict respect for the Peace...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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President Duque Calls on Cuba to Hand Over ELN Peace Delegation

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Third Social Leader Killed in First 4 Days of 2019

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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...

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