Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel has sent arms and troops to Medellin in an attempt to increase military support for two of Colombia’s most powerful criminal organizations, according to local newspaper El Tiempo.
The Pacific Alliance trade bloc (uniting Colombia, Mexico, Chile and Peru) announced plans to strengthen ties with Latin America’s other major trading group, Mercosur, reported Colombia’s El Espectador newspaper on Tuesday.
The Pacific Alliance is a free trade agreement that, among other things, reduces tariffs for goods exchanged between its four member countries: Colombia, Peru, Chile and Mexico, joined by their Full Article »
President Juan Manuel Santos joined mourners at “Colombia’s largest farewell ceremony of all time,” the memorial service for Colombian author, Gabriel ‘Gabo’ Garcia Marquez, the president’s office reported Monday.
The family of deceased Colombian author and Nobel Prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez announced on Thursday that the cremation ceremony will take place in Mexico where the writer has lived Full Article »
Colombia’s President, Juan Manuel Santos, has ordered his staff to respect the decision of the family of Gabriel Garcia Marquez if they decide to bury the deceased writer in Mexico Full Article »
Colombia is the sixth most dangerous country in Latin America, according to a regional crime index, dropping below Venezuela and Mexico, both of which have seen drug-related crime surges in Full Article »
This February 10th, Colombia’s Cartagena de Indias will play host to the Pacific Alliance Summit, and with it, several of the region’s most prominent officials, reported a national news outlet Full Article »
The Colombian National Police’s anti-kidnapping and extortion units (GAULA) have captured a Colombian man believed to be the brains behind a kidnapping network based in Mexico, national news reported on Full Article »