Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Foreigners kidnapped, held hostage in southwest Colombia

(COLOMBIA REPORTS) Two foreigners have been taken hostage by an unidentified illegal armed group in southwest Colombia, regional authorities said Tuesday. According to the Cauca...

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 peso boosted by weak dollar and rising oil prices

The US dollar has lost more than 5% of its value against Colombia’s peso over the past month, partly because of an increase in...

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...

Colombia rejects peace deal with FARC rebels in historic photo-finish referendum

In a historic vote, Colombia’s electorate on Sunday rejected a recently signed peace deal with Marxist FARC rebels, stopping in its tracks a peace process...

Santos convokes opponents after divided Colombia rejects peace deal with FARC rebels

Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos summoned all political parties, particularly the conservative opposition, for an urgency meeting on Monday after the country’s voters unexpectedly...

Colombia’s opposition urges serenity and new negotiations with FARC rebels

Colombia’s conservative opposition on Sunday insisted it will seek the renegotiation of a signed peace deal with Marxist FARC rebels that was narrowly rejected in...

Extreme rainfall and illegal campaigning mar Colombia peace vote: Observers

Extreme rainfall and illegal campaigning by election officials are the greatest problems reported by electoral observers at Sunday’s referendum on peace with the Marxist FARC rebels. Four million...

Colombia bans liquor sales, restricts press freedom ahead of peace deal referendum

Colombia will ban liquor sales on Saturday amid a series of extreme security measures a day before the country holds one of its most important electoral cycles in...

Australian found murdered outside Medellin; police suspect assassination

An Australian man who had been living in Medellin for less than a year was found dead outside Colombia’s second largest city, local media reported. The...

Pope Francis to visit Colombia in early 2017: Santos

Pope Francis will visit Colombia in the first quarter of 2017, the country’s President Juan Manuel Santos said Wednesday. “After talking with the Vatican we...

What Monday, Colombia’s day of peace, will look like

The signing of peace between Colombia’s state and the country’s largest rebel group, the FARC, will last the entire day on Monday and is...

Dutchman assassinated in Cali

A Dutchman was assassinated and another victim was injured in an attack on Thursday in Colombia’s third largest city, Cali. The assassins opened fire at the...

We’ll come after your money, Santos tells FARC

  Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Wednesday warned leftist rebels that their illicit fortune would be seized and used to pay reparations to war...

Medellin crime lord assassinated after arrest of rivals

One of Medellin’s most wanted crime lords was found dead on Wednesday. A bullet in the head ended the criminal career of...

Canada’s Gran Colombia Gold threatens miners with lay-offs, neo-paramilitaries threaten to kill them

Canadian company Gran Colombia Gold said Wednesday it will suspend contracts of some 1,000 miners while paramilitary successor group AGC threatened to assassinate those who are blocking the...

The war in Colombia is over, Santos tells UN

  A day later than expected, Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos appeared before the United Nations’ General Assembly on Wednesday to present world leaders the peace deal...

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