At least nine people were killed and dozens more injured in a car bombing at a police academy in Colombia's capital, Bogotá on Thursday, recalling the high-profile attacks associated with bloodiest chapters of the country's drug-fueled guerrilla conflict.Add your comment!
Colombian President Ivan Duque said he is talking with like-minded conservative leaders to create a regional bloc that would replace the Venezuelan-influenced Union of South American Nations, Unasur.Add your comment!
Colombian former Secretary of Transparency Rafael Merchán, who had been slated to testify in the local version of the Odebrecht corruption scandal, was found dead, it was reported.
Walter Arízala, known better under his alias Guacho, was wanted for the murder of two Ecuadorean journalists and their driver earlier this year. On Friday, Colombian President Ivan Duque said he was killed in an operation near the Ecuadorean border.
Walter Patricio Arizala, a.k.a. Guacho, the FARC dissident behind the kidnapping and murder of three journalists from Quito's El Comercio newspaper, died Friday during an operation of the Colombian security forces in the jungle of Llorente, in the Tumaco municipality of the south-western department of Nariño, near the border with Ecuador, President Iván Duque announced.
Colombian migration authorities Wednesday confirmed Venezuelan national Carlos Manuel Pino García was in custody in Bogotá, to be eventually deported Thursday.
Russia’s Ambassador to Caracas Monday said the presence in Venezuela of Tupolev 160 bombers from his country should be no grounds for concern in Colombia as some reports seemed ti have indicated.
Melissa Martínez García, a relative of the late Nobel Literature Prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been freed after being kidnapped and held for ransom for over three months, Colombian authorities announced Monday.
Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza Thursday handed an official note of protest to the Chargé d'Affaires of the United States in Caracas -James Story- against the coup d'état and assassination plan against President Nicolás Maduro Moros, it was announced.
Former Colombian President Belisario Betancur, who attempted to broker peace with Marxist rebels during his administration, died on Friday at the age of 95, the Fundacion Santa Fe de Bogota hospital said.The hospital did not provide a cause of death, but media reports said he had been admitted with kidney problems.