Illegal armed groups in Colombia make approximately $14 billion a year in drug trafficking and illegal mining activities, said the country’s top financial intelligence official Tuesday.
In the aftermath of reports on a Military Intelligence list containing email addresses of more than 300 journalists, government officials and activists, Colombia’s government and judicial authorities, and the United Nations demanded clarifications and reforms.
The public transport system in Colombia’s capital Bogota is the most dangerous in the world, according to a survey by the Thomson Reuters Foundation in 16 of the world’s largest Full Article »
Colombia is the best country in Latin America for doing business, the World Bank said Wednesday in its annual Doing Business report.
At least 5,000 Colombian inmates have gone on hunger strike across the country to protest overcrowding and poor conditions, according to local media.
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall arrived in Bogota to begin an official tour of South America and discuss issues including conflict resolution in Colombia.
The Colombian military sent home yet another intelligence official on Tuesday after a Military Intelligence list containing email addresses of peace delegates, journalists and the Red Cross was leaked to the press.