Medellin: From Cradle of Crime to Cultural Icon

The department of Antioquia’s capital city was the first in the world to implement an aerial cable car...

The 5 Points You Need to Know About Colombia’s Justice Deal

TODAY COLOMBIA - In a historic meeting on Wednesday afternoon in Havana, a partial agreement was reached over...

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 Court Bars Gay Couples From Adopting Children

TODAY COLOMBIA - Following weeks of heated public debate on homosexuality, Colombia’s constitutional court ruled on Wednesday that...

Organized Crime Threatens Referendum on Colombia Peace Deal

(TODAYY COLOMBIA) Electoral authorities say nearly 250 municipalities in Colombia are at risk of violence or fraud affecting...

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,...

Colombia Heads Into Run-Off Vote

TODAY COLOMBIA - Despite winning most votes in today's presidential elections, opposition candidate Oscar Ivan Zuluaga fell short...

Colombia’s Muslims celebrate Ramadan

TODAY COLOMBIA – The holy month of Ramadan has not been ignored in Colombia, especially in the capital...

TODAY COLOMBIA - Colombia’s oldest and largest rebel group, the FARC, reached an agreement with the Colombian government...

6 million Colombians considered victim of armed conflict

TODAY COLOMBIA - More than six million Colombians, some 12% of the country’s total population, has been directly...

Colombia Homicides Down 5% in 2015

TODAY COLOMBIA - Homicides in Colombia dropped for the sixth consecutive year, according to the South American country’s...

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...

Medellin: From Cradle of Crime to Cultural Icon

The department of Antioquia’s capital city was the first in the world to implement an aerial cable car...

Peace in Colombia, Shielded by International Support

TODAY COLOMBIA (IPS) - “It was not possible” to reach a final agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces...

Colombia Designer Introduces Bullet Proof Wear For Women

TODAY COLOMBIA - With the aim of providing protection to women, Colombian apparel firm Miguel Caballero has unveiled...

The Anatomy of a Colombia Prison Extortion Call

TODAY COLOMBIA - Over 400 cases of extortion were perpetrated by prisoners last year in Colombia, reflecting the...

Putting Salacious DEA Sex Party Report in Perspective

LATIN AMERICA - The new report by the US Department of Justice on the sexual misconduct of four...

The Regions of Colombia Playing the Biggest Role in the Coca Boom

A coca farmer in Columbia with his crop. Photo Phil Chan/Flickr TODAY COLOMBIA – InSight Crime takes a closer...

Colombia Votes For Peace!

TODAY COLOMBIA NEWS - Juan Manuel Santos convincingly won re-election Sunday after Colombia's tightest presidential contest in years,...

The Irony: 33 Injured At Rally Against Bullfights in Bogota

“It is clearly a political issue,” Spectator Felipe Castillo said. Photo EFETODAY COLOMBIA, Bogotá – Hundreds of protesters...

Colombia’s Peso Keeps Sinking; Now at COP3,300 For 1US$

TODAY COLOMBIA - The Colombian peso has depreciated more than most predicted and on Monday even dropped to...

5 African migrants found dead on Colombia-Panama border

(TODAY COLOMBIA) Five Ghanaian citizens, presumably illegal migrants traveling north, were found dead on the Panamanian-Colombian border over...

Why the Chapecoense Football Team’s Plane Ran Out Of Fuel

TODAY COLOMBIA NEWS – MUCH remains unknown about LaMia Airlines flight 2933, which crashed into the hills of...

Colombia set to begin production of medical marijuana

Boyaca, a province in central Colombia, is set to be the first in the country to begin production...

Copa America Group A: Colombia, Costa Rica the teams to beat

While 2015-16 was a tough year for James Rodriguez, his trademark swagger has returned when suiting up for...

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...

Can Colombia’s Mineral Registry Stop Illegal Gold Laundering?

TODAY COLOMBIA (InSightCrime) Colombia has launched a new scheme to undermine illegal mining by controlling the purchase and...

Sinaloa Cartel Laundered Money in Colombia Using Textiles: Report

Mexico’s most powerful drug cartel laundered illicit proceeds in Colombia via contraband clothing and footwear products, according to...

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...

A Brief History of Violence in Colombia

Colombia is a young country, it has no more than 300 years of history. Before the Discovery and...

What Does Colombia Peace Deal Mean for Cocaine Trade?

The FARC peace process negotiators in Havana, CubaA peace agreement between Colombia‘s government and the country’s largest rebel...

Colombia OK With “Idiots” and “Cretins” Visiting The Country

TODAY COLOMBIA - Colombia’s Constitutional Court has dumped a law prohibiting foreign “idiots” and “cretins” from entering the country. The law was adopted...

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Panama moved a step closer to building a rail link to the Costa Rican border on Thursday, December 7 with the signing of an...

Escazu Jewlery Store Thieves Had Mocked Police in Canada and Mexico

Four Mexicans, linked to the assault on two jewelry stores in Escazu, were arrested Wednesday when they tried to leave the country, three detained...

The Impact of Costa Rica’s Business Tourism

The 60 conventions planned for the next five years in Costa Rica will bring together more than 32,000 people and have an economic impact...

The Cost Keeping Secreet Information About Public Works

In Costa Rica, the central government and its agencies often keep secret files and detials of contracts for public works. Although the practice has...

Costa Rica Paves the Way for Climate-Smart Agriculture

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Panama On The EU Black List

After two years of negotiations the European Union has reached a consensus and defined a list of 17 nations considered to be “tax havens”,...

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American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

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...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

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As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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