Two fires broke out simultaneously in a small northeastern city in Colombia near the border of Venezuela, one in a courtyard where contraband gasoline was being illegally stored, local news Full Article »
An assassinated rancher with business ties to former President Alvaro Uribe financed the formation of the “Bloque Metro” paramilitary group in coordination with the then-governor’s chief of staff, a demobilized Full Article »
Colombia’s State Council is expected to make a decision this week that will likely reinstate Gustavo Petro in his elected position as mayor of the nation’s capital city of Bogota, Full Article »
The newly appointed Mayor of Bogota, Maria Mercedes Maldonado has met with the former inter-rim Mayor Rafael Pardo on Tuesday morning to discuss the most pressing issues facing the Colombian Full Article »
Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos expects to finalize the third point of a peace agreement with the FARC rebel group “in the near future,” in a move to remove the Full Article »
586,000 election overseers, chosen on Monday, will monitor the upcoming presidential elections and work to prevent voter fraud says the body responsible for managing the logistics of Colombia’s elections.
The first official Colombian ceremony to pay homage to the writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died Thursday in Mexico City aged 87, was set to take place in Bogota’s Primary Full Article »
The United Nations (UN) representative in Colombia for Human Rights said 40 indigenous groups are at risk of disappearing, mainly due to mining operations, reported local media on Tuesday.