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Bogotá Bombing Kills Three People And Leaves Nine Wounded

TODAY COLOMBIA - Three people died, and nine were injured in a bomb explosion occurred on Saturday in a women's bathroom in Centro Comercial...

Two Dutch journalists kidnapped in Colombia by ELN rebels

TODAY COLOMBIA - Two Dutchmen were kidnapped in the northeast of Colombia on Monday, the country’s ombudsman announced. According to local media, the victims...

How many jobs does fashion generate in Colombia?

The fashion industry continues growing at an unstoppable speed. Increasingly companies are betting on the fabric and clothing business in Latin America According to Fashion...

Los Tres Maridos: Three Men Marry in Colombia

Three gay men in Colombia have announced they have been recognized legally as the first “polyamorous family” in the country. Same-sex marriages were legalised in...

Colombian surgeon rebuilds acid victims’ lives

TODAY COLOMBIA - Angeles Borda ignored the cat calls as she walked past the building site. But she couldn't ignore the nitric acid that...

Colombia’s Muslims celebrate Ramadan

TODAY COLOMBIA - The holy month of Ramadan has not been ignored in Colombia, especially in the capital Bogota. Like millions around the world,...

FARC Accuses Colombian Government of ‘Repeatedly Breaking’ Peace Accord

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) accused the Colombian government Sunday of "repeatedly breaking" various terms of their peace deal, and threatened to...

Colombia Would Change If Poor Complained as Much as Venezuela’s Rich: William Ospina

TODAY COLOMBIA - “If Colombia's poor were able to complain as much as the rich do in Venezuela, Colombia would change,” Colombian poet William...

Colombia peace deal faces tough challenges

In Colombia, a peace process between Colombia's Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC) and the government is about to hit a milestone. On Monday, the FARC rebel...

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...

Colombian Peasants Turn Away from Coca

LAHT.com - BRICEÑO, Colombia – The time has come for peasants here in what was once reputed to be the most heavily mined municipality...

Trump: Colombia’s Peace Is In Your Hands

Thehill.com - History is littered with cases of peace agreements that don’t actually generate peace. From the Dougia Accord in Chad to the Honiara Declaration...

Colombia’s President Santos Admits that His Government Has Run out of Money

The Colombian Federation of Education Workers began a strike this week in hopes of improving wages and bonuses for educators, but Colombia President Juan...

In restless Venezuela, the military will determine how long Maduro’s regime can last

TODAY VENEZUELA - “The mother of all protests” – that’s what Venezuela’s opposition movement called an enormous march last week, in which over a...

20 Die in Colombia Building Collapse

TODAY COLOMBIA - Twenty people died in the collapse of a residential building in the northern Colombian city of Cartagena, the mayor said on...

Blow to Colombian Drug Cartel

TODAY COLOMBIA (AFP) BOGOTA – Authorities have arrested 15 people believed to be part of Colombia’s dominant Gulf Cartel, prosecutors said Saturday. The suspects —...

Press Freedom In Colombia: Reporters Without Borders

TODAY COLOMBIA (Colombia Reports) Press freedom in Colombia has slightly improved contrary to a global trend of reduced freedom, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said in...

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Drug Capos Looking for Way Out Via Colombia Peace Accords

TODAY COLOMBIA via Insightcrime - Authorities in Colombia have filtered out more than two dozen drug capos attempting to pass themselves off as FARC...

US Threatens to Brand Colombia Not Compliant on Anti-Drug Efforts

TODAY COLOMBIA via Insightcrime.org - In an annual designation of major drug trafficking and producing nations, US President Donald Trump broke with decades of...

After Death of Number Two, Colombia’s Urabeños Offer to Surrender

(Insightcrime) The most wanted drug trafficker in Colombia and leader of the powerful Urabeños has offered to surrender himself and his organization to authorities...

Colombian Indigenous Groups Denounce Exclusion from Final Peace Agreement

Several Colombian Indigenous groups have condemned their exclusion from the implementation of the final peace agreement between the government and the FARC, as a...

Pockets of Rising Violence in Rural Colombia Despite National Drop in Murders

(InSight Crime) While Colombia boasts its lowest homicide rate in nearly half a century, pockets of spiking violence in several rural areas tell a...

Colombians give Pope Francis rapturous welcome

BOGOTA -- At the start of his first full day in Colombia, Pope Francis urged Colombians to persevere on the path to reconciliation and...

Pope Francis appeals for reconciliation in war-scarred Colombia

BOGOTA, Colombia — Pope Francis on Thursday pressed a message of reconciliation as he began a five-day trip through Colombia, a country scarred by...

Pope visits Colombia to boost peace process after 50 years of war

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis travels to Colombia this week to encourage a fledgling peace process that ended half a century of war...

Pope Francis sends video message ahead of Colombia visit

(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis on Monday sent a video message to the people of Colombia ahead of his Apostolic Journey to the country on...

Grateful Colombian refugee opens home to Venezuelans in need

Angelica Lamos Ballesteros, 51, was welcomed in Venezuela when gun-toting guerrillas forced her from her home in Colombia’s mountainous Norte de Santander department. Now...