Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Colombia captures its most wanted drug lord ‘Otoniel’

QCOLOMBIA - Colombian authorities said on Saturday they captured Dairo Antonio Usuga, the country's biggest drug trafficker. Usuga, better known by his alias "Otoniel," is...

Canceled euthanasia: Martha Sepúlveda was ready to die on Sunday

QCOLOMBIA - 51-year-old Martha Sepúlveda, diagnosed with ALS, had been slated to become the first person in Colombia without a terminal prognosis to die...

Venezuela and Colombia to reopen borders

QCOLOMBIA - Venezuela is to reopen its border with Colombia, Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez said in a state television address on Monday, October...

5 years after FARC deal, peace remains elusive

QCOLOMBIA - In September 2016, the Colombian government signed a peace deal with the rebel group FARC. A look at the guerrillas who started...

Why electric cars will take over sooner than you think

Q REPORTS (BBC) I know, you probably haven't even driven one yet, let alone seriously contemplated buying one, so the prediction may sound a...

Is it all Greek to you? Coronavirus variants get new names

(REUTERS) Coronavirus variants with clunky, alphanumeric names have now been assigned the letters of the Greek Alphabet in a bid to simplify discussion and...

Thousands march in Bogota to demand end to protests, roadblocks

QCOLOMBIA (Reuters) Waving flags and dressed in white, thousands marched in Colombia's capital Bogota on Sunday to demand an end to protests and roadblocks,...

Colombia to probe police who stood by as civilians shot at protesters

QCOLOMBIA (Reuters) Colombian authorities are investigating 10 police officers who allowed civilians to shoot at demonstrators in Cali, a high-ranking official said on Monday,...

Colombia down the tubes: At least 43 protesters killed, Palace of Justice burned

QCOLOMBIA - The Palace of Justice in Tulua, Colombia was set on fire this week amid protests and a general strike over poverty, police...

Roadblocks and protests disrupt Cali, Colombia

CALI, Colombia (AP) — The sugar mills that employ tens of thousands of people have ground to a halt. Broken stoplights dangle uselessly over...

Mothers in Colombia attend protests to protect youth from alleged police violence

(Reuters) Vanesa protects herself from the hail of tear gas, rocks and fire hose streams that often mark protests in Colombia with just safety...
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