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Comunidad de Paz de San José de Apartad

Comunidad de Paz de San José de Apartadó: The end is...

Leaders in the Comunidad de Paz de San José de Apartadó, in one of Colombia’s deadliest conflict zones, tell Penelope Glass they are facing more, not less, violence.
Social activists

Social activists continue to be murdered

Black weekend at the start of July with deaths of two more social activists. Amnesty International says killings ‘will leave an indelible stain on any resulting peace accord.’

Dayro Moreno dismissed by Atlético Nacional after fight with teammate

Atlético Nacional have dismissed striker Dayro Moreno, following an on field scrap with teammate Jeison Lucumí in Sunday night's Liga Águila match against Deportivo...

Fish in the Cauca River face an environmental crisis

Environmental woes in Valle de Cauca continue as waste water and searing heat combine to cause catastrophic consequences to the Cauca River and its...
Colombia vs Japan live blog

Colombia vs Japan: Relive Colombia’s disappointing first outing as it happpened

Colombia opens up its 2018 World Cup against Japan in hopes of repeating the magical run Los Cafeteros enjoyed four years ago in Brazil....
Mocoa

Daily life in Mocoa: One month and counting

Mocoa resident Rocío Ortiz discusses the day-to-day struggles to rebuild and move on after landslides destroyed much of Putumayo’s capital city.
Pope Francis in Colombia

Land of Pope and glory

Pope Francis is set to visit Colombia next month on a four-day tour which will take him to Bogotá, Villavicencio, Medellín and Cartagena. He will fly into the capital on September 6 and return to Rome from the coast on the 11th.

Colombia commits to ban cluster bombs

President Juan Manuel Santos announced that Colombia will ratify the Convention on Cluster Munitions prior to a Munitions Convention in Croatia in September What are...
Alone Together

Book review – Alone Together: Tales of Sisterhood and Solitude in...

Alone Together is a book about solo female travel and some of the people and places that 36 women from 17 different countries and all kinds of backgrounds encounter on their journeys through Latin America. This diverse group of women – from backpackers to an octogenarian – share their experiences, which are at times humorous, at times unnerving and at times heart-warming.

Colombia urges Cuba to reconsider peace protocol and release ELN soldiers

President Iván Duque announces the capture of three ELN operatives in Choco and Nariño. Photo by César Carrión for presidencia.gov.co...