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Rubbish piles up on the streets of Bogotá

Health and environmental disaster declared as, like a ghost from its past, the spectre of uncollected trash returns to haunt Bogotá

Tensions grow as Venezuela claims Colombian invasion imminent

Venezuelan Chief Prosecutor Tarek Saab claimed Monday that Colombia is preparing for a "military invasion" of its eastern neighbors before doubling down on the...
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Election 2018: the problem of polling in Colombia

On Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, it was assumed that peace in Colombia was winning by a landslide. It was the eve of a landmark...

FARC suspends political campaign in wake of increasing violence

It ended almost as soon as it began. 2 weeks after FARC leader Rodrigo Londoño launched a historic campaign to be included among the...

Tillerson plays defense on trip to Colombia following President Trump’s comments

The first thing President Santos showed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson as he welcomed him to the Presidential Palace was a Botero called Madre...

US Secretary of State to head to Colombia this week as...

  US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is due to visit Colombia this week. Tillerson will first visit Lima, Peru before he heads to Colombia tomorrow....
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Interview with ex-FARC commander: ‘No instruction manuals for peace’

“There are no instruction manuals, no encyclopedias on how to build peace,” an ex-guerrilla fighter and military FARC Commander tells Danny Concha in a moving interview. “You can read the works of Sun Tzu, Clausewitz, Sun Bin and a handful of others who have written many books about waging war. But for peace? Nothing.”
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“Timochenko” launches historic presidential campaign

On Saturday, FARC leader Rodrigo Londoño, more commonly known as "Timochenko", launched his official presidential campaign with a promise to fight poverty and corruption. Londoño...

The crocodile tears of El Lagrimon

A while ago I was waiting on my motorcycle at the red light of a high volume traffic lane in Bogota, where rush...

Terrorist attacks hit northern Colombia, killing seven police officers and halting...

Seven policemen were killed in northern Colombia at the weekend in three terrorist attacks which have since been attributed to Colombia’s last major rebel...