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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...

Colombians give Pope Francis rapturous welcome

Francis arrived in the Colombian capital, Bogotá, on Wednesday. He was met off the...

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...

Colombia is becoming Latin America’s brightest star

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

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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...

Despite Peace Talks, ELN Guerrillas Continue Expansion

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

FARC Officially Becomes A Political Party On Sept. 1

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

Colombia’s tourism industry benefits from peace deal

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

Does the peace treaty with the FARC mean a new future for Colombia?

Peace in Colombia: An act of faith The famous Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges once...

Colombian militants have a new plan for the country, and it’s called ‘insurgent feminism’

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How many jobs does fashion generate in Colombia?

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Colombia Wants to Tax Bitcoin despite Declaring It Illegal

According to a statement by the Financial Superintendence, Bitcoin is considered a high-risk currency....

Colombian guerrillas disarm, starting their risky return to civilian life

This article, originally published on April 5 2017 with the headline “For Colombian rebels,...

Boat Sinks in Colombia After Capsizing, At Least 6 Dead, Dozens Missing

Rescue officials gather to take part in a search for survivors after the tourist...

Eight Arrested in Colombia Shopping Mall Bombing

Official press conference announcing the Saturday’s arrest of the alleged bombers of the Centro...

Colombia’s peso at 7-month high as global oil prices tumble

The Colombian Peso is trading above the 3,000 benchmark The Colombian peso lost 7 months...

More Venezuelans Flee to Colombia As Situation Worsens

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) Six men and women rise from worn, flattened mattresses as the...

Bogotá Bombing Kills Three People And Leaves Nine Wounded

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Los Tres Maridos: Three Men Marry in Colombia

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Colombian surgeon rebuilds acid victims’ lives

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Colombia’s Muslims celebrate Ramadan

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Colombia Would Change If Poor Complained as Much as Venezuela’s Rich: William Ospina

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Colombian rebels turn to parenting

During the 52-year war, rebel women FARC fighters were obliged to use birth control....

Colombia peace deal faces tough challenges

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Colombia’s President Santos Admits that His Government Has Run out of Money

Foto: Presidencia de la República. The Colombian Federation of Education Workers began a strike this...

Blow to Colombian Drug Cartel

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Trump ‘Aims To Slash Aid to Colombia’

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Trump Holds Secret Meeting With Former Colombian Presidents

Doubts remain regarding Donald Trump’s meeting with former Colombian presidents Andres Pastrana and Alvaro...

Cali and Bogota Rank Among Top Five Places to Buy Real Estate Overseas

Bogota, Colombia TODAY COLOMBIA – In its annual outlook, a Panama-based publication recently ranked the...

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