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Tuesday 26 September 2017

Colombia Announces Argentina-Style Price Controls on Food

The Colombian Ministry of Agriculture has introduced price controls on basic food items in Colombia during the Holiday...

Historic Meeting of Santos and Uribe With Pope Francisco In The Vatican

President Santos and former President Uribe with Pope Francis in the VaticanTODAY COLOMBIA NEWS  – President Juan Manuel...

Colombia’s ELN Rebels in Crisis As Demobilization Rate Nearly Doubles

Rebels from Colombia’s second-largest guerrilla group have been demobilizing from the insurgency at nearly double last year’s rate,...

Colombia, A Country Divided For Peace

The government’s pragmatic decision not to call a second referendum comes at a cost(From The Economist) THE announcement...

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...

Obstacles Remain After Colombia Ratifies New Peace Deal

In 150 days, all FARC weapons will be in the hands of the United Nations: President Santos, speaking...

Plane taking Brazilian soccer team to cup final crashes in Colombia, 72 dead

TODAY COLOMBIA NEWS, LA UNION, Colombia – A plane carrying Brazilian top-tier soccer team Chapecoense to the biggest...

Revised Peace Deal Signed in Colombia

Presidente Juan Manuel Santos holds the “pen” used to sign the new deal, the “Nuevo Acuerdo de Paz...

Colombian Kingpin “Mi Sangre” Extradited To The U.S.

Argentine policemen escort Henry de Jesus Lopez Londono, alleged leader of a Colombian drug trafficking outside a courthouse...

Colombia Has a New Peace Deal, But Challenges Remain

TODAY COLOMBIA NEWS – Insightcrime.org - Forty days after Colombia rejected a peace agreement between the government and...

Colombia’s Growing Local Drug Market Now Worth US$2 Billion

Changing economic and criminal dynamics in the country had led to internal drug market growth in Colombia(Today Colombia)...

Raising Taxes in Colombia Will Not Help the Country’s Poor

A view of Medellin from the Metro Cable. The common argument for more taxes in Colombia is that...

8 Years After Indictment, US Sentences Colombia Crime Boss

Maximilian Orozco Bonilla, alias “Valenciano,”(Today Colombia) A US court has sentenced a top Colombian drug trafficker years after...

Gringo Roundtable on the Colombia-FARC Peace Deal

A peace mural is painted near the road leading to Planadas, Colombia, where a peasant uprising in 1964...

Why are Colombia, Peru Coca Numbers Going in Opposite Directions?

Today Colombia – Peru has eradicated more than 22,000 hectares of coca so far in 2016, suggesting yet...

Colombians march to demand Farc peace deal be revived

Thousands of Colombians have taken part in marches to demand that a peace deal signed by the government...

China Eyes Free Trade Talks With Colombia

(Reuters) China wants to start talks on a feasibility study for a free trade agreement with Colombia as...

Santos Wins Nobel Peace Prize Peace Talks

Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos(Reuters) OSLO/BOGOTA – Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize...

Referendum in Colombia Does Not Spell End of Peace Process with FARC

The referendum in Colombia came as a surprise to authorities and international observers. (Youtube)(TODAY COLOMBIA) Uncertainty is sweeping...

Colombia rejects peace deal with FARC rebels in historic photo-finish referendum

In a historic vote, Colombia’s electorate on Sunday rejected a recently signed peace deal with Marxist FARC rebels, stopping...

Peace in Colombia Could Mean Violence in Venezuela

Colombian National Police photo(TODAY COLOMBIA) The political opposition in Venezuela has warned that Colombia’s peace deal with the...

Santos convokes opponents after divided Colombia rejects peace deal with FARC rebels

Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos summoned all political parties, particularly the conservative opposition, for an urgency meeting on...

The Devils Breath – Blackout in Bogota

From Freeborn Aiden, Scopolamine spiking’s or (“Devils Breath” to use its sinister, headline friendly street name) are apparently...

Historic Colombia Peace Deal Is Signed!

TODAY COLOMBIA - The Colombian government and left-wing Farc rebels have signed a historic agreement that formally brings...

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...

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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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