As of 26 January 2015, applications for visas for the United Kingdom made in Uruguay will be decided in Bogota. United Kingdom Visas and Immigration, which has the responsibility for issuing UK visas overseas, is introducing a change to its network as part of a broader change program.
Colombia's first Antarctica expedition is expected to call in Punta Arenas on Wednesday before crossing to the peninsula to begin a three-month scientific hydrographic and climate research with twenty researchers on board committed to ten projects.
Wounded combatant handed over to International Red Cross, Cuban and Norwegian dignataries
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) sent a Christmas message to President Juan Manuel Santos and military officers demanding that all military operations against them be stopped. Wounded soldier to be released.
Fourth time in 2014, always amid allegations of inhuman and degrading treatment. Ombudsman monitoring situation, offering assistance to those involved
Colombia's armed forces suffer 10 fatal casualties, several others wounded and one missing in clashes with rebels. Negotiations continue unaltered in Havana.
Not until a peace deal is achieved will Colombia accept the proposal to bring in other countries, ICRC to monitor ceasefire
The role played by Uruguay's President in the process which led to Wednesday's announcements that the United States and Cuba are to restore full diplomatic ties, was praised by Presidents Barack Obama, Raul Castro and international analysts.
Colombia's Farc rebels have declared a unilateral ceasefire for an indefinite period, starting from Saturday.
The armed rebel group FARC and the Colombian government have announced that they have agreed conditions for releasing a captured general and four other people.