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Campesinos Prepare for Police Repression in Rural Colombia

Protesting campesinos in the Catatumba farming region are preparing for further Colombian government repression as they continue an indefinite...
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Colombian Clever Leaves made first shipment of medical cannabis to the U.S.

QCOLOMBIA - Clever Leaves, a Colombian company authorized to handle pharmaceutical grade cannabinoids, announced that its subsidiary, Herbal Brands, managed to establish a strategic...

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Norte de Santander Pipeline Bombed

CUBARA, Colombia (UPI) -- An oil pipeline was bombed in Colombia's Norte de Santander province, the mayor of Cubara...

Colombia senate secretary loses it after reporter reveals sexual harassment allegations

Following revelations of alleged sexual harassment in Colombia’s Senate, the secretary suspected of the abuse on Thursday heard he also...

1 dead and 2 injured in alleged western Colombia FARC attack

Homemade bombs went off in a rural area of Colombia’s western state of Cauca, killing one and injuring two...

EU should end FTA with Colombia over Petro dismissal: members of European Parliment

A number of members of European parliament have asked the European Union on Monday to suspend the free trade...

Lightning kills three people at memorial in northern Colombia

Three people where killed and 12 injured when a lightning struck through a television antenna in a house in a...

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FARC call for truth commission before discussing victims

Colombia’s largest rebel group, the FARC, said Thursday it wants the government to commit to forming a post-conflict truth commission before discussing victim reparation...

Colombia oil investment to rise 23% this year

(Reuters) - Investment in Colombia’s oil industry is set to grow by 23% in 2020, the private oil producers association said on Monday, although...

Colombia soccer legend Carlos Valderrama seeks senate seat

Soccer legend Carlos Valderrama has become a candidate for Colombia’s upcoming congressional elections in 2014, reported local media on Thursday. The former captain of Colombia’s national...

Key witness against Manuel Noriega assassinated in broad daylight in Bogota

A former member of Pablo Escobar’s Medellin Cartel and key witness in a drug trafficking case against former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega  has been...

Army captures ‘FARC ringleader’, ignoring rebel warning this could end ceasefire

The army have arrested a leading FARC ringleader in central-southwest Colombia, authorities said Thursday only days after the guerrillas warned that attacks on units...

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

At US$2.99 a pop, Colin Post, editor of the Expat Chronicles, talks about talks about sex, violence, crime and drugs in Colombia's major city,...

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Campesinos Prepare for Police Repression in Rural Colombia

Protesting campesinos in the Catatumba farming region are preparing for further Colombian government repression as they continue an indefinite national strike, organizers said. “Enough with the hatred against campesinos!" a statement circulated by the National Agricultural and Popular Table of...

Venezuela, Colombia Insist on Presidential Dialogue

TODAY COLOMBIA -  Venezuelan foreign minister, Delcy Rodriguez insisted on the need of dialogue between President, Nicolas Maduro and his peer from Colombia, Juan...

Colombia hackers carrying out cyber attacks against Ecuador: Correa

President Rafael Correa of Ecuador said Thursday that his government had detected cyber attacks against his administration and the armed forces originating from Colombian...

Officials suspect dispute among drug traffickers for massacre that killed 9 on Colombian farm

Nine people have been shot to death in the countryside outside Medellin in a massacre police suspect is a settling of accounts between drug...

EU urges Colombia to continue with peace process despite recent flare ups

Colombia Reports The European Union (EU) insisted that Colombia’s government and the country’s largest rebel group FARC proceed with peace talks in spite of major...

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FARC call for truth commission before discussing victims

Colombia’s largest rebel group, the FARC, said Thursday it wants the government to commit to forming a post-conflict truth commission before discussing victim reparation...

Colombia oil investment to rise 23% this year

(Reuters) - Investment in Colombia’s oil industry is set to grow by 23% in 2020, the private oil producers association said on Monday, although...

Colombia soccer legend Carlos Valderrama seeks senate seat

Soccer legend Carlos Valderrama has become a candidate for Colombia’s upcoming congressional elections in 2014, reported local media on Thursday. The former captain of Colombia’s national...

Key witness against Manuel Noriega assassinated in broad daylight in Bogota

A former member of Pablo Escobar’s Medellin Cartel and key witness in a drug trafficking case against former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega  has been...

Army captures ‘FARC ringleader’, ignoring rebel warning this could end ceasefire

The army have arrested a leading FARC ringleader in central-southwest Colombia, authorities said Thursday only days after the guerrillas warned that attacks on units...

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

At US$2.99 a pop, Colin Post, editor of the Expat Chronicles, talks about talks about sex, violence, crime and drugs in Colombia's major city,...
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‘This government does not want peace:’ ELN Leader

The leader of Colombia’s second largest guerrilla group, the ELN, said that the government of President Juan Manuel Santos, does not want peace nor...

Colombia government denies political persecution of conservative opposition chief

Both the government and the prosecution have denied claims that a former presidential candidate is the victim of political persecution after being linked to...

‘Rastrojos’ threaten communities in western Colombia over illegal mine

Organized crime group “Los Rastrojos” has threatened to kill black and indigenous communities who have called on authorities to shut down an illegally-operated goldmine in the region. PROFILE: Los...

Early election concerns raised as voter registration characterized by potential fraud

National elections are still a few months off in Colombia, but already the allegations of untoward practices are pouring in. Charged with monitoring Colombian elections, the International...

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Former Colombian police commander embroiled in US corruption case

U.S. authorities on Monday revealed an investigation into the former commander of the Colombian Police's anti-narcotics unit who, according to testimony, worked with crime...

Moving to Medellin made easy, local relocation company claims

Foreigners who are moving to Medellin, Colombia’s second largest city, can now count on professional assistance to help newcomers get settled. A new company, Medellin...

Colombian Police Officer sentenced to 12 years for raping 15-year-old at gunpoint

The Colombian Inspector General’s Office has rejected the appeal of a former police officer and has sentenced him to 12 years imprisonment for raping...
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Colombian Militaries Switch Uniforms in UAE

(Prensa Latina) Colombian militaries' switch to the United Arab Emirates has triggered a controversy and discontent in sectors of the Colombian Army because troops...

Former chiefs of Colombia’s demobilized M-19 rebels investigated over war crimes

Colombia Reports Colombia’s Prosecutor General on Monday announced an investigation into possible war crimes by surviving commanders of the M-19 guerrilla group that demobilized in...

Colombia passes controversial military justice reform bill

Colombia’s congress approved a controversial bill that expands the authority of military tribunals over crimes committed by members of the same military. The military justice...

Military captures FARC ringleader in southwest Colombia

Colombia’s military has captured FARC veteran “The Doctor”, a 10 year-member of the rebel group who has been linked to numerous illegal operations throughout...

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‘This government does not want peace:’ ELN Leader

The leader of Colombia’s second largest guerrilla group, the ELN, said that the government of President Juan Manuel Santos, does not want peace nor...

Colombia government denies political persecution of conservative opposition chief

Both the government and the prosecution have denied claims that a former presidential candidate is the victim of political persecution after being linked to...

‘Rastrojos’ threaten communities in western Colombia over illegal mine

Organized crime group “Los Rastrojos” has threatened to kill black and indigenous communities who have called on authorities to shut down an illegally-operated goldmine in the region. PROFILE: Los...

Early election concerns raised as voter registration characterized by potential fraud

National elections are still a few months off in Colombia, but already the allegations of untoward practices are pouring in. Charged with monitoring Colombian elections, the International...