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Colombia seizes 13.4 tons of cocaine in country’s largest drug bust...

Colombian police seized 13.4 tons of cocaine yesterday in northwest Antioquia, in what is being called the country's largest drug bust ever. The drugs were...

Child labour persists in Colombia, new report indicates

While the number of children employed illegally in Colombia has dropped by almost 300,000 since 2012, the rate of child labour in rural areas...

State of emergency due to floods in Cauca department

At least 4 people are dead and around 27 have been reported injured after La Paila River overflowed yesterday afternoon in the town of...
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Indigenous groups and Colombian government begin negotiations after a week of...

Talks between indigenous groups and the Colombian government began today in Monterilla, a town located between Cali and Popayan.  After a week of intense protests...
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Indigenous protest: nation-wide demand for implementation of ethnic rights

Indigenous communities across the country protest against the killings of social activists and demand that the government comply with the ethnic chapter of the peace agreement and other promises.
Human Rights Watch draws attention to hunger crisis in Wayuu community

Wayuu hunger crisis requires OECD intervention, urges Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), through a public letter, to examine Colombian government response to...

CIA documents detail Hitler could have fled to Colombia

A declassified document from the CIA shows the agency investigated a claim that Adolf Hitler had survived World War II and lived in Colombia...

Visa categories simplified as number of foreigners arriving to Colombia grows

Visas for foreigners arriving to Colombia just got a little easier to understand. Following the passage of Resolución 6045 (Resolution 6045) in August by the...
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No criminal record for small-scale illicit crop farmers, proposes new bill

Small-scale farmers who cultivate up to 38,000 m2 of coca, 84 m2 of marijuana, or 3800 m2 of poppy might not face any jail time thanks to...

UN asked to investigate the murder of indigenous governor in Chocó

Indigenous governor Aulio Isarama Forastero was murdered Tuesday evening in Alto Baudo, a town in the Chocó region on the Pacific coast of Colombia. The governor...