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Colombia and Brazil have announced a series of measures to control their border with Venezuela, as hundreds of...

Canadian Capital Fuels Colombian Cannabis Boom

(Ozy.com) Decades have passed since the bulk of marijuana cultivation in the Americas shifted from Colombia up to...

Colombia Bomb Attack Kills Five Police, Injures Dozens

An early morning bomb attack outside a police station in Colombia’s coastal city of Barranquilla killed at least...

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,...

Court Rules Against Uber and its 83,000 Drivers

Colombia’s Constitutional Court has ruled against Uber with a verdict that affects 83,000 drivers affiliated to the technology...

Over half a million Venezuelans fled to Colombia

More than half a million Venezuelans have taken refuge in Colombia to escape the crippling economic crisis in...

Colombia’s Coffee Output, Exports To Hit 25-year High

Colombia’s recovery in coffee output, and exports, will progress faster than had been thought this season, US officials...

The Politically Correct Language Police Arrive in South America!

Last week in Bogota, Judge Luis Octavio Mora Bejarano, ordered mayor Enrique Peñalosa to change the city’s slogan from...

El Dorado Expansion Adds to Colombia’s Biggest Airport

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Wednesday opened the new international wing of El Dorado the country’s most...

Low Productivity: the Elephant in the Room in Colombia’s Minimum Wage Debate

Negotiations on the minimum wage in Colombia are fast approaching. On the one hand, unions will demand an...

How Colombia, Once Consumed by Violence, Became Your Next Destination

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Colombia: Is Cocoa The New Cocaine?

38,000 Colombian families will now work together as a new company called María del Campo, which will operate...

CIA Investigated Whether Hitler Survived World War II And Moved To Colombia

¿Dónde está el Führer? A newly declassified document from the CIA claims that Adolf Hitler apparently survived World War II...

Perception of Security in Colombia Is Better than the Global Average

02Policia Nacional de Colombia The perception of security in Colombia is better than the global average and more favorable...

How Coca Leaf Became Colombia’s New Superfood

No other plant in human history has been as demonized as coca. In 1961, it was placed on the...

Colombian Army Burns 814 Kgs of “High-Quality” Marijuana in Middle of Town

In Colombia, the seizure and subsequent destruction of 814 kilos of ‘cripy’ marijuana in the town of Florencia,...

Deadline Expires for Striking Avianca Pilots in Colombia

This Monday was the deadline for striking Avianca pilots, who are still in the process of being reinstated,...

Foreigners Attending Colombia “Hooker Holiday” May Face Deportation

A risqué promotional video offers a drug-fuelled orgy offering unlimited sex with big-bottomed hookers in a “sex island...

Colombia President Signs Ceasefire Deal With ELN Rebels for 1st Time in History

Colombia’s ELN rebel commander, Nicolas Rodriguez waving to the media next to Antonio Garcia, representatives of Colombian National...

Avianca In Colombia Remains Grounded After Talks Collapse

Talks to end a strike by the largest pilots’ union at Colombia’s flagship airline Avianca were suspended after...

US Ambassador to Colombia Says FARC Hasn’t Earned Removal from List of Terrorist Organizations

“What does the agreement say?” Whitaker asked. “It says that the FARC need to provide information about drug...

Colombia Struggles To Deliver Justice In Army ‘Cash-For-Kills’ Scandal

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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...

Colombians give Pope Francis rapturous welcome

Francis arrived in the Colombian capital, Bogotá, on Wednesday. He was met off the Alitalia plane by President...

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

A woman sells flags with the image of Pope Francis outside the Cathedral of Bogota in Bolivar Square,...

Colombia is becoming Latin America’s brightest star

Following more than half a century of armed conflict, peace is shining a new light on Colombia’s future. A...

Colombia’s FARC to Become Political Party With New Name, Same Acronym

Colombia’s formerly largest armed insurgent group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), is set to turn into...

Bogotá Celebrates 479th!

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Colombia Eliminates Visas For Nicaraguan Tourists

With the objective of encouring tourism to Colombia, the South American country has eliminated the visa requirement for...

Despite Peace Talks, ELN Guerrillas Continue Expansion

(Insightcrime.org) When Latin America’s oldest insurgency, the FARC, officially becomes a political party, their cousins in the ELN...

FARC Officially Becomes A Political Party On Sept. 1

Colombia’s FARC rebels will officially transform into a political party on September 1, a major step in reintegrating...

Colombia’s tourism industry benefits from peace deal

After the deal was signed in 2016, Colombia has had an inflow increase of 14.5 % compared to...

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Though less polluting, the state refinery Refinadora Costarricense de Petróleo (Recope) admitted that the diesel it distributes since November to gasoline stations across the...

Guatemala to Claim US$122 Million From Odebrecht

Following the Brazilian construction company's abandonment of the road work contract that had been awarded, the government intends to make a claim on the...

Canadian Man Critically Injured Stuck in Costa Rica Because Ontario Has No Hospital Bed For Him

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The Panama-based company, Mimo International Imports and Exports, on Wednesday pleaded guilty to the former president of the Costa Rican Football Federation (Fedefútbol), Eduardo...

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American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

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‘3 to 4’ Gun Battles a Day: El Salvador Police Chief

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