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Tuesday 30 May 2017

Crime Wave Hits Cartagena

Cartagena, Colombia’s coastal city TODAY COLOMBIA – A crime wave has hit Colombia’s port city of Cartagena just days...

The war in Colombia is over, Santos tells UN

  A day later than expected, Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos appeared before the United Nations’ General Assembly on Wednesday...

We’ll come after your money, Santos tells FARC

  Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Wednesday warned leftist rebels that their illicit fortune would be seized and...

Colombia’s rebels have survived war. Can they survive peace?

(From Latimes.com) After more than five decades of bloody civil war, Colombia’s infamous armed guerrillas were preparing for...

“Yes” Option Leads In Colombia’s Peace Deal Polls

Rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, stand in formation during the group’s 10th conference in...

Miami Colombians Divided Over Peace With A Guerrilla ‘Mafia’

Give to Colombia founder Angela Maria “Nai” Tafur at her home in Key Biscayne.. Tim Padgett / WLRN.org(Today...

5.9 Earthquake Rattles Medellin

  From Today Colombia- A shallow, 5.9 magnitude earthquake rattled residents of Colombia’s second-largest city of Medellin on Tuesday...

Colombian Ex-President Pastrana Wants to Meet with FARC Leader before the Referendum

Former President Andrés Pastrana said he has never approved of the pace talks in Havana(Today Colombia) From Panamapost.com...

Cuban Drug to Treat Lung Cancer Presented in Colombia

The Cuban vaccine to treat lung cancer, known as Cimavax(Today Colombia) The Cuban vaccine to treat lung cancer,...

Colombia, Chile and Ecuador Reign in the Latin America Green Awards

Colombia, Chile and Ecuador Reign in the Latin America Green Awards(Prensa Latina) Representatives of socio-environmental projects in Colombia,...

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...

Yes, You Can Leave The North America Bubble

(Q24N) Yes, you can leave the North America bubble It’s not the only place that matters I resisted moving...

Migrant Boom Provides Opportunities For Colombia’s Criminal Groups

(TODAY COLOMBIA) A large influx of migrants from the Caribbean and other regions landing in Colombia has provided the...

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...

After Legalizing Medical Marijuana, Colombia Is Now Talking About Medical Coca

(TODAY COLOMBIA) Only months after medical marijuana was legalized, the Colombia senator that successfully sought the legalization is...

Fewer Homicides Good Business for Colombia’s Organized Crime?

(Today Colombia) Colombia’s murder rate reached a 40-year low in 2015 despite evidence to suggest organized crime in...

Colombia To Deport Thousands To Battle Migrant Crisis

More than 1,200 Cubans are stranded in Colombia with hundreds of them housed in a warehouse in the...

Colombia Declares Zika Epidemic Over!

Six-weeks pregnant Daniela Rodriguez, 19, waits for test results after being diagnosed with the Zika virus at the...

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...

What’s in a name? Colombia vs Columbia (Video)

(Today Colombia) International politicians, celebrities and multinational companies have all made the same spelling mistake: Colombia is spelled with...

Colombia cuts ribbon on Latin America’s first large tire recycling plant

Photo for illustrative purposes (Today Colombia) Colombian mining company Carbones del Cerrejon Ltd. has inaugurated Latin America’s first large-tire...

US Issues Security Warning Over Colombia Truckers Strike

The United States issued a security warning for Colombia where an ongoing truckers strike has raised tensions across the...

Colombia to militarize highways after angry truckers block roads

After 37 days of failed negotiations between the Colombia’s government and truckers, frustrated truck drivers began blocking roads...

Latest Colombia Drug Boss Arrested in Ongoing Crackdown

José Manuel Capera, alias “Nube Negra,” Colombian authorities captured yet another drug boss in the country’s lucrative Eastern Plains,...

Arrest Of 2 Americans Begins Medellin Crack Down On “Sex Tourism”

Colombia Jake. Photo from Medellin Sexy Girls Tours & Rentals Years after becoming a popular destination for sex tourism, Colombia’s...

US offers $2M reward for Colombia crime lord

The United States has announced it would give $2 million to anyone who is able to give information...

Colombia: No End In Sight In Month Old Trucker’s Strike

Colombia’s government said on Tuesday it has asked truckers to consider a raft of proposals to end the...

An End to FARC’s ‘Revolutionary Tax’

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia said the tax is no longer necessary in light of the upcoming...

Marijuana in Colombia: From ‘the weed that kills’ to ‘the weed that cures’

Marijuana used to be “the weed that kills” in Colombia anti-drug ads on TV, but not anymore. Following...

Colombia and Venezuela begin talks to reopen border

Colombia’s defense minister met with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and other top officials to work out a joint security...

The Peace Agreement and Colombia’s Criminal Dynamics

TODAY COLOMBIA – The Colombian government and rebels of the FARC laid out their plans for a definitive...

The Escopetarra: Fusion Of Rifle and Guitar

Used as a symbol of peace, an escopetarra is a guitar made from a modified gun. The name...

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